Course Overview

Qualification Duration

This qualification is typically delivered over a minimum duration of 8 1/4 months, including 120 hours of work placement in an aged care facility.

Qualification AQF Level

Certificate IV

Delivery Mode

This qualification is delivered using a face-to-face, classroom-based delivery mode.

This qualification 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.

The successful completion of this qualification requires competency to be achieved in 18 units comprising of fifteen (15) core units and three (3) elective units.

For a full list of units, please download the course guide here.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however students are required to complete an LLN Assessment. Applicants need minimal level of skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students are required to complete Practical Placement which requires a police clearance and proof of a COVID-19 vaccination.

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clientsCore
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleCore
CHCAGE003Coordinate services for older peopleCore
CHCAGE004Implement interventions with older people at riskCore
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementiaCore
CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and deliveryCore
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needsCore
CHCCCS023Support independence and well beingCore
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and familiesCore
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleCore
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical complianceCore
CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approachCore
CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnershipsCore
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systemsCore
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client careCore
CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationshipsElective
CHCPAL002Plan for and provide care services using a palliative approachElective
HLTAAP002Confirm physical health statusElective

  1. Community Program Coordinator
  2. Care Supervisor
  3. Respite Care Worker
  4. Residential Care Officer

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Individuals may be eligible for Government funding. Tracmin will be able to discuss with you the different funding available and the cost of training.
The Student Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

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