Certificate IV in Ageing Support

North Coast 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
Taree No info No
Lismore No info No
Port Macquarie No info No
Coffs Harbour Education Centre No info No
The North Coast Institute is located in the north coast region of New South Wales from Tuncurry/Forster in the south to Kingscliff on the Queensland border.

Online courses and modules are available with study patterns ranging from fully online to on-campus and web-based materials that use the latest technology to support face-to-face learning. Students also have access to a range of other flexible learning modes that enable them to study at a time, and in a place, of their own convenience.

The Institute enrols approximately 40,000 students each year.

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

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