Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Riverina 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
Finley No info No
Riverina Institute provides quality vocational training and services to the communities and industrial enterprises of the Riverina region.

Their unique campus-based organisation ensures that they respond directly to the needs of local communities, which range from the inland cities of Wagga Wagga and Albury to isolated western townships. The Institute works with local councils, Aboriginal groups, government agencies and community organisations.

Quality Outreach programs provide services to isolated communities, give Aboriginal youth the skills and confidence to succeed in tertiary education, and support entrepreneurial community projects. Increasing use of online technology, work-based learning and enterprise-specific training packages ensure the flexibility and effectiveness of programs.

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

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