CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
Australian Workplace Training offers CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support via our External (E-learning) study mode.
This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.
Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.
Occupational titles may include:
- Care Service Team Leader
- Care Supervisor (Aged Care)
- Aged Care Activity Worker
- Personal Care Giver
- Personal Care Worker
- Community Program Coordinator
An interview with a Trainer will be arranged prior to your enrolment. In this interview any difficulty you might experience with your training will be discussed, these may be language, literacy or physical disabilities. If you have any concerns or special needs please discuss them with the trainer during the interview as support could be available for you.
External (E-learning) students study this course at their own pace, however it is anticipated the course will be completed in approximately eighteen months, it can be completed earlier depending on the individual.
Students work at home on their theory work with self-paced units and have access to a trainer either face to face or by phone, fax, correspondence and email for assistance.
Students are required to attend block training for practical tasks, role plays, group activities, and demonstrations; as well as maintain monthly contact with their trainer via phone, email or face to face (please contact reception to arrange an appointment with your trainer).
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.
This qualification consists of 18 units; 15 core and 3 elective.
Each unit includes the relevant training and assessment materials required to achieve competency
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
BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBMGT406 Plan and monitor continuous improvement
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
The qualification is achieved by successfully completing all the suggested units.
This can be achieved by participating in training sessions, completing assignments and by demonstrating your ability by putting the learning into practice under working conditions during the work placement.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Skills Recognition is available.
Fee for Service Students: $4,950
This qualification has subsidies available Supported by Government of South Australia for eligible participants.
Participant Eligibility Criteria apply – visit www.skills.sa.gov.au 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