CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support

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Adelaide City, SA – View Intakes

Elizabeth City, SA – View Intakes

Concession: $625

Subsidised: $1,450

Full Fee: $4,950


Embark on your journey into the rewarding field of support services with the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support at AWT. This advanced qualification is tailored to equip you with specialized skills needed to provide personalized care to individuals in diverse settings, including homes, communities, and healthcare environments.

Throughout this comprehensive course, you’ll deepen your expertise in supporting independence, promoting wellbeing, and mastering technical skills essential for aged care. Beyond these, you’ll also develop transferable skills such as effective communication and teamwork. Our dedicated instructors, seasoned in the industry, offer personalized guidance to ensure you’re well-prepared for success in this fulfilling field.

Upon successful completion, you’ll be qualified to make a meaningful impact by supporting individuals in their homes and communities or working with National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) service providers. This course not only opens doors to immediate career opportunities but also serves as a strong foundation for advancing your studies in the community services and health sectors. Step confidently into a fulfilling career in aged care and disability support, empowered by the knowledge and skills gained through this comprehensive program at Australian Workplace Training.

Did you know?

According to Australian Labour Market Insights, Aged and Disabled Carers are expected to experience robust growth in the coming years, offering promising job prospects. With projections indicating a workforce of over 341,800 by 2026 which is up 74,900 or 28% from 2021.


Course Structure:

This qualification consists of 18 units (15 core and 3 elective.) Each unit includes the relevant training and assessment materials required to achieve competency

Core Units:
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of client
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 Manager 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 Units:
BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBMGT406 Plan and monitor continuous improvement
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs

During the course we will work with you to arrange a suitable venue(s) for work placement. At the end of the course you will be expected to have completed a minimum of 180 hours of work placement to enable the assessment of your ability to implement your training under working conditions. Please discuss this with your trainer at your interview.

To be able to attend the work placement it is a mandatory requirement from the placement facilities that students will need to have:

  • Obtained the relevant clearances and screening checks for that facility (eg DHS vulnerable person, aged care sector, working with children check, national police clearance etc)
  • Received their annual influenza vaccination, and
  • Received at least one dose of a TGA approved or recognised COVID-19 vaccination; and
  • Received, or have evidence of a booking to receive, a second dose of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine within the interval after the first dose; and
  • Within four weeks of becoming eligible in accordance with ATAGI guidelines, the person receives, or has evidence of a booking to receive, a third dose (booster) of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine

Upon successfully completing the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support, graduates can embark on diverse career pathways within support services. Here are potential vocational outcomes and job roles:

  1. Care Service Team Leader
  2. Care Supervisor (Aged Care)
  3. Aged Care Activity Worker
  4. Personal Care Giver
  5. Personal Care Worker
  6. Community Program Coordinator

Fee for Service Students:  $4,950

Subsidised Students:
This qualification has subsidies available Supported by Government of South Australia for eligible participants.
Participant Eligibility Criteria apply – visit for Participant Eligibility Criteria
Subsidised Course Cost: $1,450
Subsidised Course Concession Cost: $625

For more information on completing a qualification with fee subsidies at AWT please visit our Subsidised Training information page.

Required short courses:
Short course – Manual handling for direct care work: $150
Short course – HLTAID011 Provide first aid: $150

Other Fees that may be applicable:
DHS Screening check:  Approximately $65.45 for students
Work placement badge: $6
Replacement unit fee:  $25 per unit
Postage of certificate:  $10 (surface mail/untracked)
Postage of items:  Calculated on an individual basis on the weight/size of the item/s to be posted

More information on our Fees can be found by visiting or Course Fee Information page. Payment plans are available.

Skills Recognition Costs:
Recognition Prior Learning: $250 per unit
Credit Transfer: $25 per unit

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