CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Duration: 1 year

Course Fees

Aged Care Carreer

What's included in your course fees

  • Minimum of 20 hrs of teacher contact per week with a qualified/Registered Nurse Lecturer
  • First Aid Course provided
  • Computer with required software
  • Free access to Microsoft 365 from anywhere
  • Printing & photocopying
  • Stationery as required
  • Student ID Card
  • Free WIFI
  • Tea and coffee supplied in the student lounge
  • Free special event lunch/BBQs

This 12 month program is designed to give you knowledge and skills in Ageing Support practices. If you are looking to re-enter the work force or want a career change, this qualification will give you the knowledge and practical skills to work within an person-centred support environment. This qualification provides a well-rounded balance of skills that will assist you in becoming an invaluable team member to a wide range of ageing and disability support services.

Course Requirements

To be awarded a Certificate IV in Ageing Support, competency must be achieved in eighteen (18) units of competency.

Core Units

CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people

CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery

CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being

CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance

CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a pallative approach

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care


HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

*The course unit selection may change without notice.

Certificate III in Individual Support

Job Outcome from this course

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

After successful completion of the program, the student may gain employment in aged care services, disability support centre, residential group homes, training resource centres, day respite centres and open employment services, other community settings and clients’ homes.

Pathways / Further Study

Upon successful completion of the Certificate IV in Ageing Support students may progress to higher level qualifications within and/or across the community sector. Students may also use the qualification to assist them in gaining entry level employment.


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Brisbane Campus

Our Brisbane campus is located within the Mount Gravatt TAFE grounds just 10 minutes from the Brisbane CBD. The campus facilities are modern, with plenty of free parking and is conveniently located with access to excellent transport facilities with two major bus lines stopping at the campus gates.

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.