Locations: Victoria

Get the skills you need to provide individualised care. If you want a rewarding career in the field of ageing support, this course is for you. When you complete our Certificate IV in Ageing Support, you’ll have a nationally recognised qualification that is highly regarded by the industry. Study mode: classroom or online

ITHEA is committed to providing the highest quality Ageing Support Certificate IV Melbourne graduates to the industry. Our Certificate IV in Ageing Support course leads to a range of employment options such as Aged Care Activity Worker, Care Service Team Leader, and Care Supervisor (Aged Care).

Why choose ITHEA?

Entry requirements: Prospective students are required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment and a Pre-Training Interview, administered by and to the satisfaction of ITHEA and be at least 18 years of age.

Vocational outcomes: Students can go into a range of employment options. Occupations may include Aged Care Activity Worker, Care Service Team Leader, Care Supervisor (Aged Care)

Job outlook: Please refer to the Australian Government Job Outlook site for job prospects for an Aged Or Disabled Carer. 140,400 persons were employed as Aged and Disabled Carers in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be greater than 50,000.

Delivery and assessment: This course is delivered in a classroom setting. Assessment methods allow for the gathering of sufficient quality evidence about the student’s performance. Methods used include question and answer, activities, observation/demonstration, case study and projects.

Practical placement requirements: 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. Students are required to undertake supervised practical placement in relevant aged care settings. Evidence provided by the supervisor will contribute to assessment of the candidate’s ability to work at this level. Students are required to find their own practical placement, however ITHEA will provide assistance and support where needed. Students must have a valid National Police Check prior to attending placement.

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