Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Western Sydney 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
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Western Sydney Institute is one of the largest Institutes of TAFE NSW. It provides job training to more than 90,000 students in around 1000 vocational areas. Western Sydney Institute has campuses in ten locations in western Sydney, and a facility for distance education located in Strathfield in Sydney's inner west.

The Institute has entry level courses for people looking to start their education, Certificate to Advanced Diploma level courses for people looking for career-related skills, and short courses for people looking to advance their careers. Additionally, it has credit transfer arrangements with universities for people looking to go on to or return from university.

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

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