CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support is developed for those that are currently employed in the Aged Care industry and are seeking professional or career development, as well as those that are looking to expand their career in a growing industry.

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support is a nationally recognised qualification, students will learn how to maintain and provide personal care and assistance to clients in an Aged Care residential facility. This includes providing effective support, communication, behaviour management, industry information requirements, safety procedures and cultural sensitivity.

Currently our Certificate IV in Ageing Support is offered through Workplace and Distance training. Our experienced and supportive Aged Care facilitators will be with you every step of the way delivering quality and relevant Aged Care training, and learning opportunities.

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Course Code

Delivery Mode
Workplace, RPL

Course Duration
12 months

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Nationally Recognised

Government Funding & Fees

Payment Methods
Payment Plans, Direct Debt, Debt/Credit Card, Cash, Catalyst Plus Interest Free Student Loans

Practical Placement Requirements
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.

Course Units

Core Units

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
CHCAGE003 Coordinate service for older people
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach

Elective Units

BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medications
BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships

Course Entry

  • Recognised competency in Certificate III in Aged Care core units.
  • To complete Selmar’s Certificate IV in Ageing Support, your Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills must meet required standards for Certificate IV level study.
  • A current National Police Check will be required for practical placement in an Aged Care facility.
  • Completion of course requirements form.


Potential job outcomes upon completion of Certificate IV in Ageing Support:

  • Personal Care Worker
  • Care Supervisor
  • Program Co-ordinator – Social Programs
  • Care Team Leader
  • Support Worker
  • Day Activity Worker


Workplace Training

Our Aged Care facilitator will attend the student’s workplace monthly to offer support and guidance. Read more…

  • Aged Care training comes to you!
  • One-on-one training.
  • Working hours can be incorporated as placement hours.

Distance Training

Distance training allows students flexibility to study in their own time. Trainer contact is maintained via phone, email and workplace visits. Read more…

  • On-going support and guidance
  • Study at your pace over a year
  • Aged Care facilitator visits whilst you are on placement


Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows assessment of the student’s previously unrecognised skills and knowledge. Read more…

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