CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

This qualification CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support targets learners who wish to work as supervisors/support worker in an aged care setting.

About CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

A Certificate IV in Ageing Support comes with a combined approach of both theory and hands-on training. It reflects your role as a senior support worker who is authorized to perform specialized functions. The course will guide you on delivering quality service, facilitation, and evaluating personalized service scheduling and delivery. Learners will gain comprehensive knowledge and skills when it comes to personal care and providing support to the vulnerable community. You will follow a client-centered approach with effective communication skills.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements, however all students must:

  • Be 18 years or over
  • Have the physical capacity to work as an Individual support worker
  • Pass a National Police Clearance
  • Posses Literacy, Language and Numeracy Skills at ACFS level 3,

Course Structure

The students enrolled in CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support are required to complete 18 (15 Core and 3 Elective) units of competency as listed below:

Core unit

  • 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
  • CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective unit

  • CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies

Delivery Methods

We primarily offer two delivery modes for the qualification.

Face to Face Delivery: Delivering the training sessions as scheduled either one-on-one or in a group. To ensure maximum effectiveness, students will be learning topics one by one and undertake hands-on opportunities.

Self-Paced Learning: Undertake learning and evaluation assessments between face-to-face consultations. Typically, it is communicated through the instructor.


The duration of this course is 1642 hours delivered over 68 weeks (60 weeks plus holidays). This will consist of 54 weeks (2 days per week) of classroom delivery at 8 hours per day, plus 6 weeks of work placement at 20 hours per week.

872 hours are allocated to face-to-face classroom sessions.

750 hours of the course are allocated to projects, private study and assessment work

120 hours are allocated to work placement


ZOE Training Institute PTY LTD provides students credits and recognition for knowledge and skills to help them find better career opportunities. To receive RPL, we evaluate your prior work, education, skills, and experience according to acknowledged qualifications. The application for RPL should be made before enrollment. With this qualification, learners will be able to apply for different job opportunities such as personal care attendants, residential care workers, home care assistants, etc.

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