Certificate IV in Ageing Support - International
If you are working in aged care, the Certificate IV in Ageing Support will equip you with the skills needed to work at a specialised level.
The Ageing Support qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services, either in a residential or home or community-based environment.
The qualification involves 120 hours of work placement and covers specialised subjects covering personal support needs, palliative approaches, individual service delivery support and interventions.
- If you want to work in aged care, this course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and ethical attributes to work at an advanced level.
- Study with one of Australia's most trusted training organisations.
At a glance:
Recognition: Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications, Framework standards
Study mode: 15 Face-to-face contact hours at BCA National premises + 5 hours online per week. 120 hours work placement component at an organisation outside BCA National
Location: Sydney or Darwin campus
Study load: 4 terms [10 weeks each + holidays] 12 months full time equivalent.
Assessment: Assessment method includes, short answer, scenario and case study, project work and extended answer as well as work placement, on the job assessment as per the practical placement log book.
Price per term: $2,450
Inclusions: All learning materials and vocation/industry work placement provided
Prerequisites: 18 years or older at time of application IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
Required: Access to computer (internet and emails), basic computer skills
Get more information
You can obtain more information about this course, or ask any related questions that you might have by talking to one of our Student Enrolment Co-ordinators. Just call +61 2 8585 5588 at any time, Monday to Friday 9am-5pm (AEST).
Support and delivery
As a student of BCA National, enrolled in one of our quality courses, you will have ongoing access to all of the following:
- Industry Trainer
- Dedicated Training Coordinator
- Online Tutorials and Study Workshops
- Mentor Program
For more information, download the complete course guide or contact us.
BCA National has four intakes a year:
- Intake dates for 2018 are 29 January, 23 April, 16 July, 8 October.
Each intake marks the start of a new term. One term is 10 weeks of study followed by a 2-week break in between terms with an additional 4-week break over Christmas and New year holidays.
- During the term, each course meets for at least 20 hours a week of training.
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