CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Make a Difference in the Lives of the Elderly. Become a Qualified Aged Care Worker or Carer

Start a rewarding career in aged care with the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support. Perfect for those dedicated to elder care.

Digital drawing split into two scenes, showcasing interactions between a young caregiver and an elderly woman. On the left, they are seated together on a park bench, engaging in conversation. On the right, the caregiver kneels beside the elderly woman who is now in a wheelchair, holding her hand in a comforting manner. Both are depicted with friendly expressions in a calm, supportive setting.
Start Date
Start anytime.
Study for a minimum 23 hours per week to complete modules in 18 months.
100% online with 120 hours of work placement, which will be completed in addition to your weekly study blocks.

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

  • Aged Care Carer 
  • Aged Care Worker 
  • Care Service Employee 
  • Care Support Worker 
  • Care Team Leader 
  • Carer 
  • Client Care Advisor 
  • Community Care Worker 
  • Personal Care Assistant 
  • Personal Care Worker

Course Fees Include

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Work Placement

The course contains a minimum of 120 hours of work placement. If you'd like to learn more about the work placement component of this course, please enquire now.

Course Entry Requirements

This course does not require specific formal education qualifications. However, you must be a minimum of 18 years old to enrol. Please note that this course is not open to student visa holders. For personalised assistance and more information, please enquire now.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The course provider values the diverse skills and expertise you may have gained from various sources. These experiences can be acknowledged through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. For a more comprehensive understanding of the RPL procedure or to discuss your RPL options, please enquire now.

About The Course

Turn Your Passion for Helping the Elderly in Need into a Rewarding Career in Aged Care

Are you passionate about making a meaningful difference in the lives of the elderly? Do you see yourself as a compassionate, caring individual who wants to enhance the quality of life for aging adults? Are you looking for a career that not only offers personal fulfilment but also presents growing demand and opportunities? If these questions resonate with you, the nationally recognised CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support is your gateway to a rewarding career in aged care.

The units in this comprehensive course will allow you to engage with a diverse range of units, each designed to build your expertise in aged care. The course begins with foundational units like 'Support independence and well-being' and 'Facilitate the empowerment of older people', which focus on promoting autonomy and respect in aged care. You'll learn how to 'Deliver care services using a palliative approach', provide compassionate end-of-life care, and 'Implement interventions with older people at risk', focusing on preventative and responsive care strategies.

Further, the course includes specialized units such as 'Provide support to people living with dementia', where you'll gain insights into managing and supporting individuals with dementia. 'Coordinate services for older people' teaches you to effectively manage and coordinate aged care services, ensuring high-quality care delivery. The unit 'Manage legal and ethical compliance' is crucial, equipping you with the knowledge to navigate the legal and ethical frameworks in aged care. Additionally, 'Facilitate individual service planning and delivery' enables you to tailor care plans to individual needs, enhancing personalized care.

Upon completion of this course, a variety of career paths open up in the aged care sector for you. Graduates can pursue roles such as Aged Care Worker, Care Support Worker, Carer, Care Team Leader, Client Care Advisor, Community Care Worker, or Personal Care Worker. These roles not only offer the chance to make a significant impact in the lives of older individuals but also provide opportunities for career advancement and specialization in the growing field of aged care.


“Very good and I have managed to spend two years working as a Support Worker in Brisbane and now a new job as a residential worker with Emerge Aotearoa in New Zealand. Always helpful and happy to answer questions." - Sharon