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Certificate IV in Ageing Support

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Course Details Reveal content for Course Details This course is available for continuing students only.

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1.5 years full-time
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About this course

Course Details Reveal content for Course Details This course is available for continuing students only. 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.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements Reveal content for Entry Requirements There are no entry requirements for this course. It is highly recommended that students complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), have sound literacy, numeracy and computer skills. Mandatory Clinical Placement Requirements As per the CQU Immunisation Policy and for patient and student safety, the previously recommended checks are now mandatory for any placement commencing 1 January 2018 and onwards. Refer to the Clinical Placement Guidelines and Mandatory Checks Requirements for Clinical Placement for more details.

How to apply

How to Apply Reveal content for How to Apply To enquire about intake dates or to submit an application: call 13 27 86, or visit us at reception at one of our locations.

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