22271VIC Certificate IV In Bereavement Support
DURATION: 12 Months Self Paced
DELIVERY: Online via the Learning Management System "Learnbook"
$300 deposit on application
Flexible payment option $300 x 11 monthly payments
Next intake: 1 September 2018 - Applications open from 1 August - 15 September 2018.
Why choose the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement?
The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement is the largest provider
of grief and bereavement education in Australia. Since its start of
operation as a Registered Training Organisation in 2011 (RTO# 22004), it
has gained a reputation for delivering high quality Nationally
Recognised Training (NRT) as well as evidence based professional
development and customised training across Australia.
The 22271VIC Certificate IV in Bereavement Support course had been
developed by the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement using their
significant industry expertise in providing bereavement counselling and
Who could benefit from this Nationally Recognised Training?
Undertaking the 12- month fully online course is the next step 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 including those of
• Aged care workers
• Palliative care staff
• Funeral industry employees
• Emergency services; paramedics, fire fighters and police
• Department of Justice support workers
• Family support workers
• Child protection case workers
• Donation specialists
• Disability support workers
• School welfare officers
With 11 compulsory core units, the Certificate IV in Bereavement Support
offers a holistic approach to industry activities. While bereavement
care and support work are the focus of the course, the content also
incorporates communication, capacity building, and quality management as
required in real workplace environment.
Units of Competency
VU21612 Apply theoretical principles of grief and loss
VU21613 Provide support for grief and loss across lifespan and among special population
VU21614 Apply grief and loss support strategies
VU21615 Respond holistically to grief and loss in aged and palliative care settings
CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people
SIFXIND003 Deal with grief responses
CHCCOM504B Develop, implement and promote effective communication
CHCCS426B Provide support and care relating to loss and grief
CHCCSL501A Work within a structured counselling framework
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
CHCORG423C Maintain quality service delivery
Industry - Driven Teaching
The Certificate IV in Bereavement Support is an industry driven program with competency based training.
Students who have
previously completed any of the units imported from existing training
packages (marked*) can apply for credit transfer and be exempt from
having to undertake those units.
RPL + GAP Training
Prospective students with significant industry or
workplace experience are encouraged to apply for Recognition of Prior
Learning (RPL), thus shortening the length of course and reducing the
The total cost of the course is $3,600 which is payable via a Payment Plan of $300 per month over a 12 month period.
The first payment of $300 is paid when you register into the course via the ACGB Website.
Given that the course is equivalent to a 6-month full time training and
is approved by the Department of Human Services, students may be
eligible for Centrelink payment while undertaking this course.
Information about student payments can be found on the Australian Government Department of Human Services website under 'Student and Trainees' Austudy, ABSTUDY, Youth Allowance and Pensioner Education Supplement.
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