Ageing & Individual Support Courses

CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support

Your aged and community care career starts here.

These mid-level qualifications will give you the skills and knowledge needed to work as an aged care or disability support worker.

Do you have a compassionate nature and good people skills? These courses prepare you for work in the community and/or a residential setting, with the elderly or disabled. The courses have been designed in consultation with industry and includes both theory and hands-on learning.

You will learn to communicate and work in health or community services, provide individualised support, recognise healthy body systems, work with diverse people, support independence and wellbeing, follow safe work practices, work legally and ethically.

These courses are offered as full-time courses and cover both the ageing and disability streams. The traineeship format offers the home and community care specialisation.

Aged Care

Working in individual support and aged community care services can be an incredibly rewarding work experience and with this qualification you will be sought after within the industry. Job opportunities are high and employment for aged and disability carers is expected to grow strongly over the next five years. You will have the skills to provide individualised care to those who require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support

The Cert IV in Ageing Support will give you the skills needed to coordinate person-centred services for older people, provide support to people living with dementia and assist people with medication. You will also learn how to provide support services using a palliative approach, and to people living with chronic diseases. Our highly experienced teaching team of Aged and Community Care specialists provide one-on-one guidance and support you every step of the way to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field.

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CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support

The Cert III in Individual Support (Ageing) is ideal for those wanting to develop their career in the aged and community care industry by gaining the latest nationally accredited qualification for care givers and support workers.

The Individual Support course in Ageing will certify that you have the essential skills and knowledge required to provide support to seniors and the elderly.

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Don't be Fooled – The Real Costs Associated with courses at other colleges

It's essential to understand exactly what's included in your course fees and whether there will be additional mandatory fees charged by the college

Other colleges have addition costs which require you to purchase things like:

  • Student ID ($25)
  • A Laptop/Computer with required software ($1000’s)
  • Printing & photocopying by student ($/per print)
  • Stationery ($???)
  • USB Thumb Drive and/or Portable Hard Drive ($100’s)
  • Equipment Kit ($55 + $18/month for cloud services)

At Australian Institute of Advanced Studies everything is included in the cost of your course. You get to use the computers for course related work at anytime during business hours for the whole time you are studying your course, free of charge! You have access to full colour printers/copiers for course related work, free of charge! Your student ID is included and access to Microsoft 365 from anywhere is free of charge! (See course details for what's included in each course).


All information was accurate at time of publication, however Australian Institute of Advanced Studies policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.