Certificate IV in Aged Care (08)
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Certificate III in Aged Care
This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It addresses work primarily in residential facilities within defined organisation guidelines and service plans. Work in this area may include maintaining an individual's wellbeing through personal care and/or other activities of living; providing services to individuals with complex needs, and/or working with older people; training and support to promote independence and community participation. Workers at this level report to service managers and liaise with professionals and other service providers, and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a limited number of other workers.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Provide services to older people with complex needs; Facilitate support responsive to the specific nature of dementia; Implement interventions with older people at risk of falls; Advocate for clients; Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework; Facilitate support for personal care needs; Facilitate individualised plans; Coordinate information systems; Facilitate links with other services; Supervise work. Electives: Contribute to OHS processes; Follow safety procedures for direct care work; Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; plus more.
About Bendigo TAFEAs a technical and further education provider, Bendigo TAFE is governed by a number of regulatory bodies and frameworks and is responsible to the Minister for Education and Training, reporting through Skills Victoria within the Victorian Government Department of Education, Employment and Training.
Through a network of four campuses, Bendigo TAFE deliver over 100 vocational courses to over 9,000 students every year. The course content is designed to deliver practical, hands-on and industry relevant skills that help get students into the workforce faster, upgrade existing skills or prepare students for further study pathways.
Bendigo TAFE is an integral part of the community and is very proud of the education, training and assessment.
Provider CRICOS: 03059A RTO code: 3077
Certificate IVCourse code: CHC40108
- Part-time Block or Day Release
15 units: 10 core; 5 elective
Certificate III in Aged Care
Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended: Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
Life after Study
Aged care workers provide care, supervision and support for aged people in residential establishments, clinics, hospitals and private residence. Aged care workers assist with the maintenance of personal care, domestic duties and management of illness. They also provide companionship and emotional support, and promote independence and community participation.