Certificate IV in Bereavement Support - Online (22271VIC)

The Certificate IV in Bereavement Support is a nationally recognised, VET qualification.

This online course is designed for those who have a role in providing bereavement and loss support. The skills and knowledge provided by the course may be for a specific bereavement support job role or complement other job roles, such as those of nurses, aged care workers, counsellors and social workers.

While bereavement care and support work is the main focus of the course, a holistic approach to industry activities is offered, with the content also incorporating communication, capacity building and quality management and explores specific workplace duties as found in the real workplace environment.

On completion of the course, graduates of the Certificate IV in Bereavement Support will be able to:

  • communicate effectively to provide support for those experiencing bereavement and loss

  • identify various types of bereavement and losses that might be experienced by a client

  • contribute to quality management processes in an organisation

  • recognise the impact of loss in the context of a client’s experience

  • describe the theoretical frameworks that inform the field of loss, grief and bereavement

  • provide basic counselling

  • contribute to the building of capacity for provision of bereavement and loss support.

The course content is offered completely online. Students can expect to take between 6 to 12 months to complete the qualification.

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For further information, please email the Courses Coordinator.

For the full details, click on the link below to download a copy of the Course Prospectus.

The Certificate IV in Bereavement Support (22271VIC) is accredited under the Australian Quality Training Framework by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).