Certificate IV in Ageing Support

 
Qualification:
Certificate IV   NRT
Course no:
CHC43015-01V02
National code:
CHC43015
Start date:
Tue 11 Jul 2017
Mon 17 Jul 2017
 –   Randwick
 –   St George
 –   Ultimo
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  • Ageing Support course details

    Course description and aims

    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.

    To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

    No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
    If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

    Other Requirements

    WORK PLACEMENTS

    Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

    1. NSW HEALTH

    Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to
    • Meet NSW Health’s - Criminal Record Check requirements;
    • Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW Health;
    • Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

    For specific information regarding NSW HealthÂ’s requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at:
    http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

    2. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit: http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

    3. COMMUNITY AND CHILDRENÂ’S SERVICES

    Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of ChildrenÂ’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

    4. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

    STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm

    Course outcomes and careers

    Articulation

    Credit for Prior Learning
    If you already have skills and knowledge that are relevant to your course, you may be able to apply for credit through articulation, credit transfer or recognition of prior learning. To find out more about applying for credit follow this link

    https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/recognition-of-prior-learning

    This web page also provides information on how to use your existing TAFE NSW qualifications to undertake a higher level qualification at TAFE NSW (e.g. Cert II to Cert III, Cert III to Cert IV, Cert IV to Diploma, etc.)

    TAFE to University Many TAFE NSW courses offer you the opportunity to gain both vocational and university qualifications. To find out more about the pathways to higher education please follow this link

    https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/study-options/tafe-to-university

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

    Enrol at any location

    Randwick
    St George
    Ultimo
    Part Time Day
    Course start:
    Mon 17 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    18 Weeks
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    Attendance:
    6 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    $2320
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    $1990
    Course Fee:
    $6670
    Code:
    CHC43015-01V02-17RDW-002
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    About offering:

    This course is offered to applicants who have a Cert III in Individual Support or Aged Care.

    You must attend an pre-enrolment assessment session on either Tuesday, 13 June 2017 or Thursday, 15 June 2017 between 02:00 pm to 06:00pm, Building A, Level 4, Room A4.21, Randwick College Cnr Darley Rd and King Street.

    This assessment session will involve a 20 minute literacy test. Selection of successful students will be made after review and assessment of the literacy test and confirmation of Certificate III in Individual Support / Aged Care. All applicants will be notified of the outcome.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class over 1 day per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Tuesday 9:00am to 4:00pm.

    Additional entry requirements:

    The assessment session will involve a 60 minute literacy and numeracy test. Selection of successful students will be made after review and assessment of the literacy test.

    All applicants will be notified of the outcome. If you require any additional information about this course, please contact Customer Service Phone: 9217 3239 or SI.NursingAndHealthCare@tafensw.edu.au

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    RECOGNITION

    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Other Information:

    There will be 120 hours of mandatory aged care placement where you will be required to participate in shiftwork.

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    HLTHPS006Assist clients with medication80
    CHCAGE003Coordinate services for older people80
    CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approach60
    CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships80
    CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and delivery120
    CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people50
    CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients100
    HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care25
    CHCAGE004Implement interventions with older people at risk80
    CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance80
    CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs60
    HLTAID003Provide first aid18
    CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia65
    HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems70
    BSBMGT401Show leadership in the workplace50
    CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeing80
    CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and families70
    CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40
    Full Time
    Course start:
    Mon 17 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    18 Weeks
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    Attendance:
    21 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    $2320
    Course Fee:
    $6670
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    $1990
    Code:
    CHC43015-01V02-17SGR-001
    View details
    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday 14 June or Monday 3 July from 5:00pm at St George Campus, 19 Montgomery Street, Kogarah, building M, level 2, room M2.10

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 7 hours of class per day over 18 weeks. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday-Wednesday, 9:00am to 5:00pm, plus online activities.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    RECOGNITION

    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    HLTHPS006Assist clients with medication80
    CHCAGE003Coordinate services for older people80
    CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approach60
    CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships80
    CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and delivery120
    CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people50
    CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients100
    HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care25
    CHCAGE004Implement interventions with older people at risk80
    CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance80
    CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs60
    HLTAID003Provide first aid18
    CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia65
    HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems70
    BSBMGT401Show leadership in the workplace50
    CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeing80
    CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and families70
    CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40
    Full Time
    Course start:
    Tue 11 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    18 Weeks
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    Attendance:
    20 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    $1990
    Course Fee:
    $6670
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    $2320
    Code:
    CHC43015-01V02-17ULT-037
    View details
    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information and assessment session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Tuesday, 20 June 2017 from 12:00pm at Ultimo College, Main Campus, 651-731 Harris Street, Nursing Section, Building D, Level 6, Room room D6:06.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class over 3 days per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Tuesday, Thursday and alternate Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm.

    Additional entry requirements:

    The assessment session will involve a 60 minute literacy and numeracy test. Selection of successful students will be made after review and assessment of the literacy test.

    All applicants will be notified of the outcome. If you require any additional information about this course, please contact Customer Service Phone: 9217 3239 or SI.NursingAndHealthCare@tafensw.edu.au

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    RECOGNITION

    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Other Information:

    There will be a mandatory 3 week clinical placement where you will need to attend Monday to Friday.

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    HLTHPS006Assist clients with medication80
    CHCAGE003Coordinate services for older people80
    CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approach60
    CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships80
    CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and delivery120
    CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people50
    CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients100
    HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care25
    CHCAGE004Implement interventions with older people at risk80
    CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance80
    CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs60
    HLTAID003Provide first aid18
    CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia65
    HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems70
    BSBMGT401Show leadership in the workplace50
    CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeing80
    CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and families70
    CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40

     

     

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