Certificate IV in Aged Care (08)
TAFE Queensland East Coast
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No minimum education
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; Contribute to OHS processes; Follow safety procedures for direct care work. Plus electives.
About TAFE Queensland East CoastTAFE Queensland East Coast is the premier provider of vocational education and training and the largest in the Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay region with seven campuses and over 20,000 enrolments annually.
TAFE Queensland East Coast is the result of an amalgamation between Sunshine Coast TAFE and Wide Bay TAFE. By harnessing the strong reputation each of these Institutes had in their communities for providing exceptional training and education they are able to improve education and training to the region as a collaborative force.
Provider CRICOS: 02004B RTO code: 0418
Certificate IVCourse code: CHC40108
- External = 1.5 years
15 units: 11 core; 4 elective
No minimum education
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.