Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Western 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
Dubbo No info No
Orange No info No
Western Institute services more than half the area of NSW, including some of Australia's most isolated and remote communities. It offers a wide variety of courses in industries ranging from health, welfare and hospitality, to agriculture and mining, and small business.

An increasing proportion of Western Institute's courses are offered flexibly and online to meet the diverse needs of the region's communities and industries. These delivery options allow students throughout western NSW to choose from a wide selection of vocational courses and to learn in a range of ways that suit work, time and travel demands.

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

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