Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015)

Work Placement

The course contains a minimum of 120 hours of work placement.

A work placement is a highly stimulating and rewarding part of the course. It will enable you to participate in a real workplace and put into practice the new skills and knowledge that you are learning in the course.

You will need to undertake your work placement in residential aged care, home care environment or community support setting. It is not paid work.

Expression Of Interest


Career in
Aged Care and
Disability Sector

Aged Care and Disability care are among the fastest growing employment sector's in Australia. There is a nation-wide demand for skilled workers in these sectors mainly due to the fact Australia has a ageing population. For people who choose Aged Care and Disability sectors, it is a personally rewarding career with excellent job prospects which offer stable and long term careers paths.

There are numerous benefits and rewards in the Aged Care and Disability Career. Here are a few:

FLEXIBILITY

In SchedulesThe nature of this ​industry is ​such that it ​required workers during all hours of the day. ​Hence the care workers​ can choose what hours suit them best and give their availability accordingly.

W​ork EnvironmentAs a support worker, jobs are found in at variety location: aged care or disability care facilities, or at the client' home itself.

In CareerWith many opportunities to choose from, support workers get the chance to grow in their field of work. The career is a portable one, with skills which are almost the same around the world.

JOB SECURITY

There are always openings for support workers. Aged Care and Disability sectors are one of the few careers that have endless job opportunities.

COMPETITIVE PAY

Aged Care and Disability sectors offers the workers quite competitive pay. With hard work and experience, support workers can expect to earn well.

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