Students must be employed in the aged care industry and supported by an aged care organisation/facility to ensure access for application of learning and for assessment purposes. Students must have the opportunity to complete assessment activities, which include team leader activities, in the workplace.
For entry into this program applicants will require adequate language, literacy and numeracy skills that allow them to read and interpret information, understand training, demonstrate leadership skills as well as provide and follow clear instructions, and prepare written assignments and documents for assessment. In addition sound computer skills are required, computers will be used to assist with completion of assessment work (eg using the internet to undertake research activities).
All applicants are required to complete an application form and must attend an interview for selection into the program. Interviews are conducted with each applicant to determine their suitability for the program and to ensure the program meets their career aspirations.
There are no formal entry requirements for CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support, however, we are looking for students who:
- are currently working in aged care and;
- have at least one year’s industry experience and;
- have previously completed a CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support or CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care qualification (students who have previously completed one of these qualifications will be eligible to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning)