CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Course summary

This course is delivered by UOW College (CRICOS: 02723D; RTO: 91159). UOW College is a registered business name of UOWC Ltd (ABN: 14 105 312 329).

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 practical work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Aged care team leader
  • Home care support worker
  • Care Manager
  • Support Worker
  • Community care worker
  • Aged care worker
  • Home care planner

Units of Study

This qualification consists of 18 units of competency including 15 core and 3 elective units preselected by UOW College. They are as follows;

Core Units
Unit Code Unit Title
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 Title
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Course Delivery

Delivery will be Face to Face at the University of Wollongong, Wollongong Campus, on Wednesday - Friday, 21 hours per week, delivered over 2 x 14 week blocks (referred to as Session 1 and Session 2).
Course delivery will occur in UOW classrooms and the UOW College Australia Simulated Nursing Lab.

This course is also available as a traineeship, school based traineeship (SBAT) and VET in Schools program.

All courses offered by UOW College Australia require a minimum number of students enrolments to proceed. Where the minimum quota is not met, enrolled students will be notified prior to the scheduled course commencement to discuss alternative course options.

Course information

Study area

Nursing, UOW College Vocational Pathways

Campus

UOW College Wollongong

Course Code

3185

Duration

2 sessions over 7 months

Delivery

On Campus

Cricos

UAC Code

-

Admission, Key dates, and Fees

A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. The procedures governing admission are defined in UOW's Admissions Procedures, and the UOW College Admissions policy.

For any specific advice or questions regarding an application, please contact the Future Students Team.

Entry Requirements

  • Available to Domestic students only

Applicants must satisfy the following criteria to be granted admission to this VET Course:

  • Achieve a minimum result of exit Level 2 in both Literacy and Numeracy online assessment;
    AND
  • Minimum age 16 years at course enrolment

FEES

CAMPUSDELIVERY METHODSESSION FEE*COURSE FEE*
UOW College WollongongOn Campus$5,000 (2021)$10,000 (2021)

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government under the Smart and Skilled funding scheme. If eligible for the subsidy, the maximum course fee payable is $2,320. To check your eligibility for NSW Government Smart and Skilled funding, refer to the smart and skilled website.

* Session fees are for one session for the year shown. Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression.
These fees are subject to change from year to year. However, if you receive an offer to study at UOW, your fees will be fully confirmed at the time of your offer.

This program is not available to international applicants.

Admission Profile


INDICATIVE ENROLMENT



STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW College for this course. It provides data on students that commenced the program, and continued study beyond the census date at UOW College in 2020.

Applicant background

2020 intake

2020 intake (%)

Higher education study Students who have studied a University course, or completed a bridging or enabling course.

-

-

Vocational education & training study Students who have undertaken vocational education or training since leaving school.

-

-

Work & life experience Students admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than higher education study, vocational education & training, or recent secondary education.

-

-

Recent secondary education

ATAR Only Students admitted only on the basis of ATAR including any applied adjustment factors.

-

-

ATAR plus additional criteria Students who were admitted on the basis of both ATAR and additional criteria (e.g. an audition or individual subject results).

-

-

Other criteria only (non-ATAR) These students were admitted on the basis of other criteria where ATAR was not a factor (e.g. UOW Early Admission).

-

-

International students All other students.

-

-

All students

-

-

< 5: Number of students is less than 5
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with other factors.

ATAR profile of ATAR-based offers in 2020

ATAR The unadjusted, raw ATARs for students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR. Selection Rank The ATARs of the same student group, including the impact of adjustment factors.
Highest rank to receive an offer

-

-

Median rank to receive an offer

-

-

Lowest rank to receive an offer

-

-

< 5: Less than 5 ATAR-based offers made
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)

More Information

For more information about UOW College admission pathways, see UOW College Admission Information.

Key Dates

SESSION

CAMPUS

SESSION DETAILS

2021 UOW College VET Summer

UOW College Wollongong

Session: 13 September - 17 December 2021

Orientation and enrolment is held during the week prior to course commencement. You will be advised of the exact date in your letter of offer.

Session Census Date: 4 October 2021

2022 UOW College VET Autumn

UOW College Wollongong

Session: 31 January - 6 May 2022

Orientation and enrolment is held during the week prior to course commencement. You will be advised of the exact date in your letter of offer.

Session Census Date: 21 February 2022

2022 UOW College VET Spring

UOW College Wollongong

Session: 23 May - 26 August 2022

Orientation and enrolment is held during the week prior to course commencement. You will be advised of the exact date in your letter of offer.

Session Census Date: 13 June 2022

2022 UOW College VET Summer

UOW College Wollongong

Session: 12 September - 16 December 2022

Orientation and enrolment is held during the week prior to course commencement. You will be advised of the exact date in your letter of offer.

Session Census Date: 3 October 2022

Course Structure

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Course Handbook

Why choose this course

On successful completion of the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support you may progress to the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing*. You may also be eligible to apply for UOW undergraduate courses where applicable.

* Subject to meeting HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing entry requirements. Please refer to HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing for more information.

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