CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CRICOS Course Code: 102358K

About this course

This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community-based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualized service planning and delivery.

Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organization and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

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.

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Key Information

Course Duration

52 Weeks

Study Mode

Classroom, workplace



Course Location

Brisbane, Melbourne

Course Fees

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Course Intake

January, April, July, October

  • International students must be at least 18 years of age
  • International students must have completed at least the equivalent of Year 11
  • These students must also have an IELTS Academic score of 5.5 not less than 5. PTE equivalent 42 not less than 36. The test results must be no more than 2 years old.

International students may not be required to provide evidence of English Language competence where documented evidence can be provided to demonstrate any of the following:

  • the student was educated for 5 years in an English speaking country.
  • the student has completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO.
  • the student has successfully completed an English Placement Test.
  • the student has successfully completed a foundation course in Australia
  • the student has successfully completed their High School in English Language.

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted.  Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

Total Units 18   Core Units 15    Elective Units 3

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementiaCore
CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients Core
CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships Core
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance Core
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systemsCore
CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approachCore
CHCAGE004Implement interventions with older people at risk Core
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and families Core
CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and deliveryCore
CHCAGE003Coordinate services for older people Core
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleCore
CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeing Core
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs Core
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people Core
CHCAGE002Implement falls prevention strategies Elective
CHCCCS017Provide loss and grief supportElective
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care Core
HLTAID011Provide first aidElective

To achieve, this qualification students must complete at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Work placements provide students with the opportunity to apply the theory and skills they learned while studying in a professional workplace. For more information on work placement, including or support services; please feel free to contact Brighton College.

Students must undergo police clearance and required vaccination/immunisations before the placement which will be at the student’s own cost.

Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment in Community services industry. Such roles includes:

  • Disability support worker
  • Volunteer coordinator
  • Care service team leader
  • Aged care worker

Enquire about the course

Simply fill out the form to receive the course guide and a call from Brighton College Student Advisor.


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