Certificate IV in Aged Care

CHC40108

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification addresses work primarily in residential facilities within defined organisation guidelines and service plans.

These workers:

  • Carry out activities related to maintaining an individual's well being through personal care and/or other activities of living
  • May provide services to individuals with complex needs, and/or work with groups of older people Work may include training and support to promote independence and community participation, which may be provided as part of activities and programs in a variety of settings including residential and centre-based programs
  • Report to service managers and liaise with professionals and other service providers
  • May be required to supervise and/or coordinate a limited number of other workers.
  • Occupational titles may include:

  • Accommodation support worker
  • Hostel supervisor
  • Assistant hostel supervisor
  • Personal care worker
  • Care supervisor
  • Program coordinator - social programs
  • Care team leader
  • Residential care worker
  • Day activity worker
  • Support worker
  • Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Society and Culture field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate IV).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Society and Culture field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate IV).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Society and Culture field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate IV).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Society and Culture field (Certificate IV) are most often employed as:

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    62.8%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Professionals

    14.7%

    Professionals
    Clerical and Administrative Workers

    9.2%

    Clerical and Administrative Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Society and Culture field (Certificate IV) are most often employed in:

    Health Care and Social Assistance

    41.7%

    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Education and Training

    12.8%

    Education and Training
    Public Administration and Safety

    11.6%

    Public Administration and Safety

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     

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    JobTrainer

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    For information on courses and occupations that may be available in your region, please select your state or territory.

    Subsidised Training

    State and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study certain courses.
    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.

    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship.


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