Gordon Institute of TAFE
Gordon Institute of TAFE
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Certificate IV in Ageing Support


Course description



1 yr

Study mode



Next start date


Ongoing enrolment

  • Prepare for a role in the aged care industry as a Senior Personal Care Worker or Community Care Team Leader
  • Benefit from weekly workshops that will help to build on your existing skills
  • This certificate has 120 hours of work placement

Campus options

1 campus available

CampusStudy modeDurationNext start date
Geelong City

On-campus (full time)

On-campus (part time)

1 yr

2 yrs

Ongoing enrolment

Course details

Entry requirements
  • Be aged at least 17 years of age; AND
  • Currently working in the industry as a personal carer; AND
  • Literacy skills at Year 11 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3 and numeracy skills at Year 10 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 2; AND
  • Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants must be currently employed under a training contract and referred by their employer
Next start date
Ongoing enrolment
1 yr
Study mode
Education institution
Gordon Institute of TAFE (RTO 3044)
The course price can vary depending on a few factors. To find out more, contact the course provider.
Payment options

Course content

  • CHCAGE003 - Coordinate services for older people
  • CHCPAL001 - Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • CHCPRP001 - Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  • CHCCCS006 - Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCADV001 - Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCAGE004 - Implement interventions with older people at risk
  • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCCCS011 - Meet personal support needs
  • CHCAGE005 - Provide support to people living with dementia
  • HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
  • CHCCCS023 - Support independence and wellbeing
  • CHCCCS025 - Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCCCS001 - Address the needs of people with chronic disease
  • HLTHPS006 - Assist clients with medication
  • CHCAGE002 - Implement falls prevention strategies

Student reviews of Community Services courses

Student reviews of Gordon Institute of TAFE courses
Student review published August 2018
CourseCertificate III in Aged Care
Completion date2012
Study modeOn-campus
Was easy to understand and they gave me heaps of support.
Student review published July 2018
CourseDiploma of Community Services
Completion date2006
Study modeOn-campus
Quality teachers; course content Uni standard; top placements;positive support by staff who all had experience in the sector.; their passionné was infectious
Student review published May 2018
CourseDiploma of Community Services Work
Completion date2016
Study modeOn-campus
Great at teaching the content. As part of completing this course, you had to complete 400 hours of placement. They were so terrible at being organise and proactive in getting a placement for you. It can take you years to complete a placement. Not a very happy student and this has happened to alot of other students I know.
Student review published May 2018
CourseCertificate III in Aged and Community Care
Completion date2015
Study modeOn-campus
The course structure is amazing. They have all different sorts of understanding of the classes providered. The teachers were really supportive and pushing us to be better. It was great to be able to complete this course
Student review published May 2018
Completion date2014
Study modeOn-campus
Was exactly what was needed to equip me with the tools and knowledge to work successfully in the industry. Teachers were fantastic and had a lot of knowledge to share.
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What you’ll learn

During this course you'll learn about the following:

  • Coordinating and delivering services for older people
  • Developing collaborative relationships and maintain networks
  • Following safe work practices
  • Managing legal and ethical compliance
  • Supporting the independence and wellbeing of clients

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Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

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Support and delivery

When you study with The Gordon you’ll receive personalised assistance with the following:

  • Essay and assignment writing
  • Reading and note taking
  • Computing
  • Maths

Study support is provided in the form of individual appointments, small groups or lunchtime sessions.

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Gordon Institute of TAFE

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

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