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Aged Care
COURSE CODE: CHC43015

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

INTAKES

Monthly

DURATION

39 weeks

Domestic Fee

$3,500

INDUSTRY PLACEMENT

120 hours

CRICOS CODES

101714

NUMBER OF UNITS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Yes

What study modes are available?

  • Entirely On-Campus
  • Entirely Online (Face to Face)
  • Entirely Online (Self-study)
  • Mixed Mode (Part On-Campus & Online)
20 CONTACT HOURS PER WEEK*

*Domestic students are only required to attend practical & lecture sessions

Provide care for ageing citizens with a Certificate IV in Ageing Support. This course teaches students to undertake specialised tasks in aged care services.

About the Course:

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.

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. Trainers are made available to provide tutoring and assistance, and NIET also offer interactive webinars and workshops to help facilitate your learning success. Students are required to attend 120 hours of work placement in aged care hour or community care facilities.

This qualification offers the students the opportunity to learn how to work effectively with older persons while creating an empowering environment and implementing a person-centred approach. The students will also learn how to maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery. Additionally, the qualification will assist students in furthering their skill set and work in a more senior role as a team leader or a supervisor at aged care facility or with a respite/community organisation.

What You’ll Learn:

  • support independence and empower older people
  • coordinate health services for older people
  • provide support to people living with dementia

Career Outcomes


Our graduates work with industry leaders

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

AGE
18
GRADE
11
IELTS
5.5

Age

Minimum age of 18 years

Education & Experience Requirements

Year 11 Australian Senior High School Certificate, or equivalent (e.g. completion of Year 12 or High School in the students home country) with full academic results.

English Language

Upper-Intermediate English (equivalent to 5.5 academic or general IELTS)

Required Identification

Photo ID and evidence of citizenship (international students must provide copy of passport)

Computer Skills & Equipment

Students on this course require computer access for learning purposes and to complete course assessments. As such, learners must have beginner/intermediate computing skills including use of Microsoft Office programmes, in addition to hardware requirements of a desktop or portable computer with keyboard, pointing device, speaker, web camera and microphone, and a broadband internet connection.

Additional Requirements

Applicants for this course must be able to make themselves available to undertake the industry placement that forms part of the training and assessment activity. Students must be fully vaccinated against COVID19 prior to undertaking placement.

Further Information

Students who are unable to meet the academic or English language criteria may in some cases be eligble to undertake our Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test. Criteria may change at any time without notice. Additional English language requirements may apply to international applicants from non-English speaking backgrounds wishing to articulate on a visa package into a university programme.

UNITS

CORE UNITS

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

ELECTIVE UNITS

Unit Code
Unit Name
CHCAGE002
Implement falls prevention strategies
HLTAID011
Provide first aid
CHCCCS015
Provide individualised support

UNIVERSITY PATHWAYS

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Packaged
30CP
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Articulation
4 units
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Articulation
4 units
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Articulation
4 units
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Articulation
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Southern Cross University
Articulation
4 units
Southern Cross University
Articulation
4 units

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Course Information

Ann Street Centre Campus Intake Dates


Ann Street Centre Campus Tuition Fees

Course NameCourse
Duration
Domestic / Permanent ResidentCampus
Availability
Intakes
Certificate IV in Ageing Support39 weeks$3,500ann GLDMonthly

Additional Fees:

Enrolment Fee: $250
Material Fee: $250


Ann Street Centre Campus Study & Schedule

KEY:
Lecture (F2F Online)
Lecture (On-Campus)
Practical (Offsite)
Practical (On Campus)
Supervised Training (Online)
Tutorial (F2F Online)
Tutorial (On Campus)
Session Recorded

Ann Street Centre Campus Course TRAINERS

Ann Street Centre Campus Campus & Facilities

Your Campus

NIET Group Brisbane Ann Centre is the home of Charlton Brown vocational courses in Brisbane CBD, with a dedicated Fashion Lab, aged care and child care training facilities. With 10 massive classrooms and intimate breakout rooms.

Session Locations

Gold Coast Southport Campus Intake Dates

2023 Academic Calendar & Intake Dates:
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Gold Coast Southport Campus Tuition Fees

Course NameCourse
Duration
Domestic / Permanent ResidentCampus
Availability
Intakes
Certificate IV in Ageing Support39 weeks$3,500ann GLDMonthly

Additional Fees:

Enrolment Fee: $250
Material Fee: $250


Gold Coast Southport Campus Study & Schedule

KEY:
Lecture (F2F Online)
Lecture (On-Campus)
Practical (Offsite)
Practical (On Campus)
Supervised Training (Online)
Tutorial (F2F Online)
Tutorial (On Campus)
Session Recorded

Group A

MondayMon
TuesdayTue
Room 8
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rebecca Madarang
Room 8
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Rebecca Madarang
WednesdayWed
Room 3
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rebecca Madarang
Room 3
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Rebecca Madarang
ThursdayThu
FridayFri
aXcelerate Online
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SaturdaySat
SundaySun

Gold Coast Southport Campus Course TRAINERS

Rebecca Madarang

Trainer and Assessor with 5 years of experience.

Gold Coast Southport Campus Campus & Facilities

Your Campus

Nestled along Queensland’s most iconic coastline, our Gold Coast Centre is a study and recreation paradise, just minutes from the surf, gigantic shopping malls & a wealth of attractions.

1 Nerang Street, Southport

Session Locations

Gold Coast Room 8
  • Smart Tv

Cosy teaching space complete with collaborative seating and smart tv.

Gold Coast Room 3
  • Projector
  • Multimedia Wall
  • Lecture Seating

NIET Group Gold Coast Centre is our coastal centre of excellence, with light-filled spacious rooms nestled along the vibrant Queensland Coastline.

Axcelerate
  • Online Learning Portal

Our online learning portal, aXcelerate, is where you will find your assessments and study materials – it’s a fun environment to complete your “Supervised Hours” online as part of your self study.

It’s also the place where you connect with your trainer, ask any questions and get help with your studies! 🥳

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Very Affordable.

Our low fees are designed to make education accessible to all students, and we provide a range of funding options, and customised payment schedules.

Lots of Pathway Options.

We offer more than 200 different package and pathway options to award-winning Australian universities, like Griffith, Bond and UTAS.

Accessible Entry Requirements.

Our college caters to learners of all academic backgrounds and English levels, with a huge range of free study support and tutoring options.

Just the education you need.

Our hyper-focused, student-support-heavy training programmes are designed to get students out into industry, with exactly the skills that industry demand.

How do I apply?

Our application process is free, easy & there’s no obligation.

1

Submit an Application

It’s free, takes around 5 minutes, and helps our team make sure you’re eligible. If you have any questions, for example around how to pay, funding, schedule, placement etc, ask them at the same time.
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2

Accept your letter of offer

Our team will send you a letter of offer for you to accept. Sign and send it back, pay your enrolment fee, then our Admissions Team will send you an onboarding pack, provide Student Learning Portal access and introduce you to your trainer. Welcome onboard!

I’ve had a really fantastic time studying with the college – our training team are really personable and give us a really in-depth and industry-relevant training experience – both in terms of learning to cook, but also running a kitchen.

Rahul Maharjan

My trainer Richard Kim provided great support and care when I was sick due to the pandemic. Richard gave me extra time on assignments. He also explained every topic with great patience. I consider myself extremely lucky to be his student.

Dhruv Dev

Yashi is amazing! She has years of experience in community services. Her class is engaging and interactive. Her assistance and guidance in my studies have improved my confidence in getting a job in the field.

Karent Camacho

During my work placement at Edge Early Learning Centre, I was promoted to lead educator! I thoroughly enjoyed studying at Charlton Brown – easy access to ECEC resources, constructive feedback on the assessments, and tons of help and encouragement from my trainer Fei Yu.

Zhuang Yuci

Great learning experience! A very welcoming environment with a great location in Hobart City! Huge thanks to trainer Jean for his enthusiasm and dedication.

Rajitha Pathum

After completing the work placement, I received a job offer at a renowned childcare centre in Hobart. I would like to thank my trainer Adam for providing a huge amount of support and encouragement during the course.

Lan Huong Luu

Thank you for the great service and guidance in educating students. I finished my certificate in this college because they’re very helpful and professional.

Franchezca Israel

Words cannot express accurately enough how grateful I am for having Fanny as my trainer during most of my Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care. The level of her service delivery was above and beyond my expectations, as well as her ethics and the knowledge and skill set she kindly shared with her students, always with a positive attitude, broad smile and gentleness that are her trademark.

Angelica Okawa

Teachers and general staff are always willing to attend our needs, tutoring, questions or even basic documents from reception. The campus is organised and clean. Library, learning materials and even the kitchen are always available for student’s use. I feel comfortable studying here and supported by my teachers. Having chosen to study Childcare at Charlton Brown has being a great decision. Thank you Fanny and Fei for your constant support both in theory assessments!

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Charlton Brown’s trainers are excellent, helping me throughout my Certificate III in Early Childhood Education with incredible examples from the industry, blending their experience and background into the lessons; it really makes the training engaging.

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