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  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

    Our CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support is a course suitable for people who are employed in aged care work or have prior experience in aged care work who want to upgrade their knowledge and skills in this area.Whilst it is not compulsory for students to have completed the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support, it is strongly advised that this qualification is completed prior to undertaking the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support or have previouse experience in working within the aged care sector.

    Workers at this advanced level may provide services to people with complex needs, assist in program development and delivery, or may be required to supervise/co-ordinate a limited number of other service providers.

    Our course addresses topics such as: assessing older people with complex needs, planning and monitoring service delivery, undertaking relevant administrative work, planning and conducting group activities, implementing and monitoring OH&S/WHS policies and procedures, conducting recreational programs for older people and organising an effective work environment.

    This qualification is suitable for people seeking professional or career development in the aged care industry and direct care work.

    Students may undertake this qualification on line dependent on their approved access to practical placement conditions. This allows those who are currently working in the industry to study outside of work schedules.

    A mandatory component of our program is the 120 hours of practical placement, working within an actual aged care environment. If you are currently working within the industry, this work can be counted as a part of your required 120 hours.

    The course comprises of 18 units (15 Core and 3 Elective). Successful completion of this course requires the fulfillment of all 18 units of competency.

    Note: Please note that students who have previously completed their CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) may be awarded Credits against units marked with an “*”

    Core Units  
    CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients  CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people *
    CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being * CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia *
    CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs *
    CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people * CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach *
    CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
    HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems * CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
    HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client * CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
    CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
    Elective Units  
    CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies * HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
    HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures *    
  • Locations
  • Delivery Location

    Online Delivery
    Australia Wide

  • Enrolment
  • Admission Criteria

    Applicants seeking entry into CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support course should meet the following criteria.

    • Are 18 years old and
    • Have successfully completed year 10 of secondary school or equivalent, or be of mature age.
    • Be able to use and respond to written language, including some unfamiliar material in a variety of formats.
    • Successfully complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN).
    • Obtain a satisfactory clear National Police Clearance.
    • Must be an Australian Citizen /Permanent Resident / Temporary Visa holder of sub-class 309, 310, 820, 826, 851 / Dependant of sub-class 457 visa.
    • Must have reliable computer and internet capabilities.
    • Must be prepared to locate their own approved Practical Placement (with some assistance from ACOIS)

    How to enrol

    To enrol in our course is a quick and easy process that will have you in class and studying in no time.

    Simply click on the Enrol button and complete the enrolment form electronically.
    If you would like to find out a little more about our this course simply download the Course Brochure.
    Or request further information by clicking on the Enquire Now button and completing the form and one of our course consultants will contact you shortly.
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    Alternatively you can contact on our enquiry line at
    1300 360 366 Toll Free.

    Once you have submitted your enrolment form we will confirm your eligibility and associated cost of the program. Don’t worry, there is no commitment up until you commence your course.

  • Dates & Times
  • Dates

    Class commencement dates
    Students may enrol in this program at any time


    Flexible Delivery
    Students may undertake online study at times that are convenient to themselves.


    Delivery Time
    Students will be uploaded individual units with each unit having a predetermined time of completion (usually six weeks)

  • Career Outcomes
  • Possible Job Outcomes

    The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support is an appropriate qualification for people seeking work in the aged care industry and direct care work. With an ageing population their is a high demand for care workers in the aged care and associated industries. This qualification is generally identified as the minimal qualification required to work in these areas.

    Possible Course Pathways

    Once students have completed their qualification at the certificate III level they may decide to continue their studies in the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support or candidates may also like to progress to higher level qualifications within the aged care sector and across the community sector.

    The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support requires the completion of 18 units, however for those students who have successfully completed the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support with ACOIS, they will be automatically granted credits for 10 of these units.

    ACOIS will also recognise credit transfers upon proof of units completed with other RTOs.

    The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

    An appropriate qualification for people seeking work in the aged care industry and direct care work.

    Possible job outcomes are:

    • Accommodation support worker
    • Field officer
    • Home care assistant
    • Care assistant
    • In-home respite worker
    • Care service employees
    • Care worker
    • Personal care assistant
    • Community care worker
    • Personal care giver
    • Community house worker
    • Personal care worker
    • Community support worker
    • Support worker
    • Disability service
  • Fees

    Fee Information

    Unit Cost: $170
    Unit Credit Cost: $0
    Unit RPL Cost: Upon Application

    Interest Free flexible payment plan options are available to suit the convenience of students.


    This course has been approved for Centrelink student allowances. More information on assistance available can be found on the Centrelink website www.centrelink.gov.au. For information regarding your individual eligibility please contact Centrelink on 132490 or visit your local Customer Service Centre.


    For more information or to confirm the cost of your course contact 1300 630 366 (Toll Free).




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