Certificate IV in Ageing Support

New England Institute, TAFE NSW

This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It 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.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

18 units: 15 core; 3 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Facilitate the interests and rights of clients; Follow safe work practices for direct client care; Implement interventions with older people at risk; Support independence and well being; Support relationships with carers and families; plus more. Electives: Provide food services; Maintain a high standard of service; Implement falls prevention strategies; Plan health promotion and community intervention; Facilitate independent travel; Recognise and respond to crisis situations; plus more.

Further information:

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

Related Careers:

Aged Care Worker, Community Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Armidale No info No
New England Institute services an area of more than 100,000 square kilometres in north-eastern NSW, from the beauty of the rugged mountain ranges to the vast plains. The Institute's provision of innovative educational opportunities reflects this geographic diversity, and includes the delivery of cotton courses on the plains, and outdoor recreational courses on the ranges.

New England Institute services its 11 campuses through four faculties. The campuses range in size and diversity and are located in a range of environments from major regional centres to small rural townships. Students are given options on study methods, which help them reach their goals.

Specialist student support services are provided throughout the Institute, ensuring that students are not disadvantaged and their educational progress is not impaired in any way. The Institute continually reviews its programs, ensuring that it meets the demands of customers by providing quality educational and training facilities.

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

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