Certificate IV in Ageing Support

National ID: CHC43015
State ID: AWM9
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Course is available at the following locations

Private
AMA Training Services

AMA Training Services is the registered training organisation of the Australian Medical Association (WA), Western Australia’s peak representative body for doctors and medical students. AMA Training Services has a proud history of delivering high quality and contextualised training to the health and community industries.

This qualification is offered under traineeship arrangements.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

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AMA Training Services is the registered training organisation of the Australian Medical Association (WA), Western Australia’s peak representative body for doctors and medical students. AMA Training Services has a proud history of delivering high quality and contextualised training to the health and community industries.

This qualification is offered under traineeship arrangements.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

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Private
Amana Living Training Institute

The Nationally Recognised Certificate IV in Ageing Support qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services in either residential facilities or home-based care.

The delivery of this qualification is through a blended delivery mode of regular attendance to face to face workshops and self-study. Each workshop each is delivered in our purpose built Training Institute.  The total duration for this qualification may be between 6 to 12 months for completion and can be completed at a pace that suits the individual student:

  • Face to face clustered lecturer/trainer directed workshops
  • Workshop based practical skills and written assessments
  • Post course assignments
  • On the job training/assessments

The training will prepare students for work, career progression or further study within a care environment including a pathway into nursing qualifications. Amana Living Training Institute can assist suitable candidates to access a traineeship program through Amana Living. In addition, all our courses are part of the PIT program.

Delivery Location: Level 1, 1-9 Tanunda Drive Rivervale WA 6103

Course description

The Nationally Recognised Certificate IV in Ageing Support qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services in either residential facilities or home-based care.

The delivery of this qualification is through a blended delivery mode of regular attendance to face to face workshops and self-study. Each workshop each is delivered in our purpose built Training Institute.  The total duration for this qualification may be between 6 to 12 months for completion and can be completed at a pace that suits the individual student:

  • Face to face clustered lecturer/trainer directed workshops
  • Workshop based practical skills and written assessments
  • Post course assignments
  • On the job training/assessments

The training will prepare students for work, career progression or further study within a care environment including a pathway into nursing qualifications. Amana Living Training Institute can assist suitable candidates to access a traineeship program through Amana Living. In addition, all our courses are part of the PIT program.

Delivery Location: Level 1, 1-9 Tanunda Drive Rivervale WA 6103

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Private
ATA Training

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ATS Arrow Training Services

Are you looking for a career that gives something back to the community? Are you wanting to make a difference to people’s lives? Are you looking for a secure job in one of the fastest growing industries?

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support is the perfect qualification for people looking to start a career in the aged care industry or to upskill. Whether you imagine or are working in a home and community care setting or an aged care facility you will be job ready and equipped with the knowledge and skills to follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who require care.  Learn about dementia, palliative care, safe working practices, the legalities and ethics of the industry, building relationships with families and carers, co-ordinating services and empowering your clients.  cover specialised areas such as mental health, oral hygiene and dysphagia.

This course includes a mandatory practical placement component. We take care to match you with a facility that best suits your needs including location and upcoming vacancies to maximise the likelihood of an employment opportunity. Practical placement is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your skills to a perspective employer.

We pride ourselves on providing a supportive learning environment to help our students achieve their best. As well as industry experienced and passionate trainers, we have a Student Counsellor and Indigenous Liaison Officer ready to assist.

This qualification can also be delivered as a traineeship.

Delivery locations:

  • 87-89 Guthrie Street, Osborne Park WA 6017
  • 7 Kulin Way, Mandurah WA 6210

Course description

Are you looking for a career that gives something back to the community? Are you wanting to make a difference to people’s lives? Are you looking for a secure job in one of the fastest growing industries?

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support is the perfect qualification for people looking to start a career in the aged care industry or to upskill. Whether you imagine or are working in a home and community care setting or an aged care facility you will be job ready and equipped with the knowledge and skills to follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who require care.  Learn about dementia, palliative care, safe working practices, the legalities and ethics of the industry, building relationships with families and carers, co-ordinating services and empowering your clients.  cover specialised areas such as mental health, oral hygiene and dysphagia.

This course includes a mandatory practical placement component. We take care to match you with a facility that best suits your needs including location and upcoming vacancies to maximise the likelihood of an employment opportunity. Practical placement is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your skills to a perspective employer.

We pride ourselves on providing a supportive learning environment to help our students achieve their best. As well as industry experienced and passionate trainers, we have a Student Counsellor and Indigenous Liaison Officer ready to assist.

This qualification can also be delivered as a traineeship.

Delivery locations:

  • 87-89 Guthrie Street, Osborne Park WA 6017
  • 7 Kulin Way, Mandurah WA 6210

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Private
Australian Professional Skills Institute

A Certificate IV in Ageing Support reflects the role of senior support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services, either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take on responsibility for their own work and may be required to demonstrate leadership within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.

The course combines both theory and practical training, with the bulk of the learning and assessment in the workplace where learners will be practising acquired knowledge through delivery of skills in areas relating to personal care, assisting people to maintain independence in their home of choice and provide welfare and support services to assist some of the most vulnerable people in the community in an effective. Person-centred and consumer-directed care requires the support worker to have well developed communication skills to work with the client and the family.

Delivery Location: Wellington Fair, 40 Lord Street, East Perth and at the Workplace (for traineeship)

Course description

A Certificate IV in Ageing Support reflects the role of senior support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services, either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take on responsibility for their own work and may be required to demonstrate leadership within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.

The course combines both theory and practical training, with the bulk of the learning and assessment in the workplace where learners will be practising acquired knowledge through delivery of skills in areas relating to personal care, assisting people to maintain independence in their home of choice and provide welfare and support services to assist some of the most vulnerable people in the community in an effective. Person-centred and consumer-directed care requires the support worker to have well developed communication skills to work with the client and the family.

Delivery Location: Wellington Fair, 40 Lord Street, East Perth and at the Workplace (for traineeship)

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Public
Central Regional TAFE
Course Details
Training Package Version: Release 2

Are you passionate about improving your service delivery to your Aged Care clients? Are you looking for a career boost? When you complete the Certificate IV in Ageing Support you will be ready to work in the Aged Care workplace in a more informed and confident manner and provide excellent care for your clients. This qualification will provide with you with an excellent understanding of consumer directed care and will allow you to provide better services to your clients and the organisations you work for. You will gain advanced skills in client care and planning, navigating legal and ethical considerations in an Aged Care workplace and an increased knowledge of falls prevention and other complex health issues.

Work Placement:
A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Additional Resources:
Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course. Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Pack.

Pre-Enrolment @NORTHAM/KALGOORLIE : Our Kalgoorlie and Northam Campuses only offer this qualification via Recognition of Prior Learning.

VET Fee Help: This course is NOT eligible for VET Fee Help.

Course description

Course Details
Training Package Version: Release 2

Are you passionate about improving your service delivery to your Aged Care clients? Are you looking for a career boost? When you complete the Certificate IV in Ageing Support you will be ready to work in the Aged Care workplace in a more informed and confident manner and provide excellent care for your clients. This qualification will provide with you with an excellent understanding of consumer directed care and will allow you to provide better services to your clients and the organisations you work for. You will gain advanced skills in client care and planning, navigating legal and ethical considerations in an Aged Care workplace and an increased knowledge of falls prevention and other complex health issues.

Work Placement:
A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Additional Resources:
Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course. Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Pack.

Pre-Enrolment @NORTHAM/KALGOORLIE : Our Kalgoorlie and Northam Campuses only offer this qualification via Recognition of Prior Learning.

VET Fee Help: This course is NOT eligible for VET Fee Help.

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Private
Insight Training Group Australia Pty Ltd

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MercyCare Training

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Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

Are you passionate about improving your service delivery to your Aged Care clients? Are you looking for a career boost?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Ageing Support you will be ready to work in the Aged Care workplace in a more informed and confident manner and provide excellent care for your clients. This qualification will provide with you with an excellent understanding of consumer directed care and will allow you to provide better services to your clients and the organisations you work for.

You will gain advanced skills in client care and planning, navigating legal and ethical considerations in an Aged Care workplace and an increased knowledge of falls prevention and other complex health issues.

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support includes a supervised work placement, where you will be able to apply your training.

Course description

Are you passionate about improving your service delivery to your Aged Care clients? Are you looking for a career boost?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Ageing Support you will be ready to work in the Aged Care workplace in a more informed and confident manner and provide excellent care for your clients. This qualification will provide with you with an excellent understanding of consumer directed care and will allow you to provide better services to your clients and the organisations you work for.

You will gain advanced skills in client care and planning, navigating legal and ethical considerations in an Aged Care workplace and an increased knowledge of falls prevention and other complex health issues.

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support includes a supervised work placement, where you will be able to apply your training.

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Public
North Regional TAFE

This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments.

Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.

Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

Course description

This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments.

Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.

Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

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South Metropolitan TAFE

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to plan, develop, implement and monitor programs and services for older people. You will learn skills to assess the needs of older people with complex circumstances and plan and conduct group and recreation programs for older people. You will also learn how to monitor services, implement and monitor health and safety policies and procedures and organise an effective work environment. As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

This qualification builds on the skills and knowledge the participant would have gained in Certificate III in Individual Support or Certificate III in Aged Care.

The units of study are more demanding and provide a deeper understanding of the issues concerning aged clients and service provision for this target group. Graduates will be able to enter the workforce as direct service providers in an agency that provides services to aged persons.

Note:

  • Graduates aged 20 years and over are generally preferred for employment in this industry, and most employers will not employ minors. Therefore students under the age of 18 might not be able to meet the workplace assessment requirements of this qualification.
  • This Qualification is available via full-time study or flexible delivery.
  • The flexible delivery is only currently available to students who are working in the industry and includesa support class once per week for two hours. Overall the course will require you to be in your workplace for at least 18 hours per week in addition to the time in class and the time you spend at home or the library completing assignments.

Course description

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to plan, develop, implement and monitor programs and services for older people. You will learn skills to assess the needs of older people with complex circumstances and plan and conduct group and recreation programs for older people. You will also learn how to monitor services, implement and monitor health and safety policies and procedures and organise an effective work environment. As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

This qualification builds on the skills and knowledge the participant would have gained in Certificate III in Individual Support or Certificate III in Aged Care.

The units of study are more demanding and provide a deeper understanding of the issues concerning aged clients and service provision for this target group. Graduates will be able to enter the workforce as direct service providers in an agency that provides services to aged persons.

Note:

  • Graduates aged 20 years and over are generally preferred for employment in this industry, and most employers will not employ minors. Therefore students under the age of 18 might not be able to meet the workplace assessment requirements of this qualification.
  • This Qualification is available via full-time study or flexible delivery.
  • The flexible delivery is only currently available to students who are working in the industry and includesa support class once per week for two hours. Overall the course will require you to be in your workplace for at least 18 hours per week in addition to the time in class and the time you spend at home or the library completing assignments.

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South Regional TAFE

This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments.

Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery. Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Course description

This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments.

Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery. Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

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Private
SMR Learning Services Pty Ltd trading as TRAINSMART AUSTRALIA

This Certificate IV in Ageing Support is a Jobs & Skills WA government subsidised, Nationally Recognised qualification – designed to help you further your knowledge to progress your age support career. Either in residential, home or community-based environments, it is aimed at anyone who may already have established skills in this area.

 Courses are delivered fully-on-the-job via face-to-face training – so you can put the theory you have learnt into practise through simulated exercises. Each student must complete 120 hours of work placement. It offers both core and elective units that are all related to the aged care sector so you can work effectively and efficiently with individuals and groups of our elderly.

The program focuses on equipping you with specialist knowledge to be able to offer or maintain supportive, personal care for the aged in our community. You will receive guidance throughout the course and be allocated your own personal trainer to assist and support you.

Upon successful completion of this program, the learner will be able to take up a senior role in a diverse range of aged care settings and facilities. It is suitable for those who are working in or who have previous experience in this area. It is ideal for individuals who want to enhance their employment opportunities by taking up more senior positions as managers or leaders.

Complimentary career guidance available. For more information, visit tsa.edu.au or phone 1300 855 517.

Link to https://www.tsa.edu.au/courses/community-services/certificate-iv-in-ageing-support

Course description

This Certificate IV in Ageing Support is a Jobs & Skills WA government subsidised, Nationally Recognised qualification – designed to help you further your knowledge to progress your age support career. Either in residential, home or community-based environments, it is aimed at anyone who may already have established skills in this area.

 Courses are delivered fully-on-the-job via face-to-face training – so you can put the theory you have learnt into practise through simulated exercises. Each student must complete 120 hours of work placement. It offers both core and elective units that are all related to the aged care sector so you can work effectively and efficiently with individuals and groups of our elderly.

The program focuses on equipping you with specialist knowledge to be able to offer or maintain supportive, personal care for the aged in our community. You will receive guidance throughout the course and be allocated your own personal trainer to assist and support you.

Upon successful completion of this program, the learner will be able to take up a senior role in a diverse range of aged care settings and facilities. It is suitable for those who are working in or who have previous experience in this area. It is ideal for individuals who want to enhance their employment opportunities by taking up more senior positions as managers or leaders.

Complimentary career guidance available. For more information, visit tsa.edu.au or phone 1300 855 517.

Link to https://www.tsa.edu.au/courses/community-services/certificate-iv-in-ageing-support

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Private
Stanley College

In this course you will enhance your knowledge and skills required to further your career in Aged Service, either in residential, home or community based environments. You will assist the elderly by facilitating individualised plans to support their needs. You will gain the experience to provide services to older people with complex needs. Learn to work effectively in an Aged Service setting with culturally diverse clients and co-workers.

This training is delivered face-to-face, 20 hours per week over a period of 19 weeks. This course includes mandatory work-based training which is organised by Stanley College.

Delivery location: Mirrabooka Campus at 9 Chesterfield Road, Mirrabooka

Stanley College offers you a range of support services such as crèche (at Mirrabooka Campus only), Job find and Student Support for your wellbeing as well as Trainer Support for your academic progress. We also help you find a job after the course!

Funding is available under Jobs and Skills WA Priority Industry Training (PIT).

You might be eligible for funding; please contact us at 9227 1797 to find out more about this course.

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In this course you will enhance your knowledge and skills required to further your career in Aged Service, either in residential, home or community based environments. You will assist the elderly by facilitating individualised plans to support their needs. You will gain the experience to provide services to older people with complex needs. Learn to work effectively in an Aged Service setting with culturally diverse clients and co-workers.

This training is delivered face-to-face, 20 hours per week over a period of 19 weeks. This course includes mandatory work-based training which is organised by Stanley College.

Delivery location: Mirrabooka Campus at 9 Chesterfield Road, Mirrabooka

Stanley College offers you a range of support services such as crèche (at Mirrabooka Campus only), Job find and Student Support for your wellbeing as well as Trainer Support for your academic progress. We also help you find a job after the course!

Funding is available under Jobs and Skills WA Priority Industry Training (PIT).

You might be eligible for funding; please contact us at 9227 1797 to find out more about this course.

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Training Institute Australasia

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West Australian Institute of Further Studies

As the life expectancy average continues to increase due to medical advancements, the need for quality aged care support is growing. This course will help to equip you with the necessary skills to support and empower the elderly, meet personal needs of clients, manage legal and ethical compliance, as well as deliver services in a palliative approach. Graduates with this qualification will be eligible to gain employment in a range of job roles and industries.

Delivery location: On-site for students with employers and other locations throughout WA based on demand.

Course description

As the life expectancy average continues to increase due to medical advancements, the need for quality aged care support is growing. This course will help to equip you with the necessary skills to support and empower the elderly, meet personal needs of clients, manage legal and ethical compliance, as well as deliver services in a palliative approach. Graduates with this qualification will be eligible to gain employment in a range of job roles and industries.

Delivery location: On-site for students with employers and other locations throughout WA based on demand.

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