Certificate IV in Ageing Support

About the Program

Certificate IV in Leisure & Health is designed for those with a burning passion to provide personal, leisure and emotional support to people whose capacity for independent living is at risk. In particular the aged and those with disabilities. By undertaking this nationally recognised qualification, learners will be provided with the knowledge and confidence required to care for members of the community including:

  • Supporting overall individual health and well-being
  • Providing personal care, support and encouragement for participating in activities
  • Assisting with daily living activities
  • Creating, implementing and monitoring individualised care plans
  • Supporting the elderly or disabled in their homes or in a community setting

On completion of this qualification, you will have a variety of employment opportunities, in particular working within the health and community industry at hospitals, nursing homes, aged care facilities and community centres.

Career Outcomes

  • Activities Officer
  • Community Leisure Officer
  • Disability Officer-Day Support
  • Diversional Therapy Assistant
  • Leisure Officer
  • Recreational Officer

Tuition Fees

International Students

  • Tuition Fee $12,000.00
  • Material fee $300.00
  • Application fee $ 200 (non-refundable)
  • Total Fee: $12,500.00

Delivery Mode: On Campus: This course will be held on campus.

Work Placement: You will be required to complete 120 hours of work placement during the course (police check required)

Intakes February, April, August, October, December – 2019

Entry Criteria

  • 18 years old and above
  • IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 550  (International Students)

Course Duration: 32 weeks including work placement.

Program Completion Requirements
You will be required to attend all scheduled classes, work placements and submit assessments in a timely manner and achieve competent results for all units: in order to receive your qualification.

Unit Code 
CHCADV001 
CHCAGE001 
CHCAGE003 
CHCAGE004 
CHCAGE005 
CHCCCS006 
CHCCCS011 
CHCCCS023 
CHCCCS025 
CHCDIV001 
CHCLEG003 
CHCPAL001 
CHCPRP001 
HLTAAP001 
HLTWHS002 
BSBWOR204 
CHCCCS002 
CHCCOM002 
Unit Name
FACILITATE THE INTERESTS AND RIGHTS OF CLIENTS
FACILIATE THE EMPOWERMENT OF OLDER PEOPLE
CO-ORDINATE SERVICES FOR OLDER PEOPLE
IMPLEMENT INTERVENTIONS WITH OLDER PEOPLE AT RISK
PROVIDE SUPPORT TO PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA
FACILITATE INDIVIDUAL SERVICE PLANNING & DELIVERY
MEET PERSONAL SUPPORT NEEDS
SUPPORT INDEPENDENCE & WELL BEING
SUPPORT RELATIONSHIPS WITH CARERS & FAMILIES
WORK WITH DIVERSE PEOPLE
MANAGE LEGAL & ETHICAL COMPLIANCE
DELIVER CARE SERVICES USING A PALLIATIVE APPROACH
DEVELOP & MAINTAIN NETWORKS & COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIPS
RECOGNIZE HEALTHY BODY SYSTEMS
FOLLOW SAFE WORK PRACTICES FOR DIRECT CLIENT CARE
USE BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY
ASSIST WITH MOVEMENT
USE COMMUNICATION TO BUILD RELATIONSHIPS