Certificate IV in Aged Care (08)
Mercy Community Services Employment & Training
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
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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 Mercy Community Services Employment & TrainingEstablished in 1989 by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Community Services Employment & Training is a community-based, not-for-profit Registered Training Organisation that provides opportunities for job seekers as well as opportunities for growth for already working students. The provider aims to assist students who need help to reach their potential through employment and training. When it comes to training, the provider has over 3000 active students across community services, aged care, business and more. They work with some of Australia's biggest employers and some of the smallest. They can do this because the trainers employed use the appropriate processes and technology to make training experiences positive. RTO code: 31492
Certificate IVCourse code: CHC40108
- Flexible Delivery
- 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.