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Certificate IV in Ageing Support (International)

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CHC43015

Certificate IV in Ageing Support (International)

A worker in ageing support works with people from vastly different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Mothers, fathers, grandparents and great grandparents who need support from others to live with care or in care facilities.

Job prospects

+ Residential Care Worker

+ Residential Care Officer

+ Care supervisor

+ Day Activity Worker

+ Personal Care Worker

Duration

+ Duration: 52 weeks

+ Work placement: 120 hours

Local students No

International students Yes

How can I study?

This course is available on campus in the CBD or Werribee and virtually. Call us to discuss your study options.

A worker in ageing support works with people from vastly different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Mothers, fathers, grandparents and great grandparents who need support from others to live with care or in care facilities. Ageing Support workers:

  • support the elderly at home and in regulated care services
  • plan support activities to enhance socialisation, good mental health and physical condition of residents and clients
  • setting up indoor and outdoor activities and entertainment
  • supporting residents and clients exercise their mental agility
  • preparing and managing medication intake

  • National Code:CHC43015
  • CRICOS Code: 102279J
  • Units: 18 units (15 core + 3 electives)
  • Location: Level 9, 250 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 3000
  • Delivery Mode: This qualification is delivered through a blend of formal face to face classes at MCIE campus and online self-paced learning. (15 hours classroom delivery & approximately 5 hours online learning per week)
  • Assessment: Methods for assessment include written Q&A, observations, research assignments or projects
  • Duration: 52 weeks (including holidays)
  • Prior Experience: Recognition of Prior Learning & Credit Transfer are available
  • Tuition Fee: $12,300
  • Materials Fee: $300
  • Administration Fee: $200

A nationally recognised qualification in Ageing Support is about gaining the skills and knowledge to work in aged care environments supporting older people in services or in their own homes. You could become…

  • Residential Care Worker
  • Residential Care Officer
  • Care supervisor
  • Day Activity Worker
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Care Team Leader
  • Aged Care Supervisor
  • Community Program Coordinator

There are no pre-requisite units for this qualification.

An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent internationally recognised exam result in line with DHA regulations or
  • satisfactorily completing ELICOS at Upper Intermediate level from a NEAS endorsed English Training Centre or
  • completion of secondary studies equivalent or higher to an Australian Year 12 qualification from an
    English-speaking country or
  • completion of MCIE English Placement Test with an overall score of 5.5 or above
  • other tests like PTE, TOEFL and OET are also considered equivalent for direct entry into MCIE VET courses

Other entry requirements include:

Academic: Completion of senior high school or equivalent to the Australian Year 11 of education

Regulatory: A current and valid passport, A valid study visa that covers the duration of study for the course

Age at Commencement: MCIE will not accept overseas students who would be under 18 years of age at the time of proposed commencement

Special Consideration: Students who have completed one year of study in Australia (Cert III, AQF Qualification or above) are exempt from submitting Year 11 qual or equivalent + IELTS results

Classroom Training

Training is delivered face-to-face by qualified trainers and students are required to attend each scheduled class. The trainer will moderate the learning pace, method and sequence appropriate to student learning needs. Learning methods will vary and can include case studies, project based learning, multimedia presentations and instruction, group discussion; and on-line discussions and participation using social media groups.

Assessment 

Assessment tasks and strategies cover a wide range of methods and may include the creation of specific written documents, projects or reports, formal questions (multiple choice, short and long answer), practical demonstrations, small or large group tasks, oral presentations, problem-solving tasks, and case studies. (Broadly classroom assessments have two or three assessment tasks for each unit of competency). Students are provided with task assessment instructions including the task due date.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT) are available. Please click here for more information on fees and terms and conditions.

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing Mandatory 120 hours of work-placement
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk
CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs

Nationally Recognised Training

This is Nationally Recognised Training,
leading to Australian Qualifications
Framework (AQF) qualification or a
Statement of Attainment.

The reviews

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Rated 5 out of 5
April 23, 2021

I would definitely recommend this training service

Marcela