CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

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.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 180 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Course delivery modes:

Blended learning system in Sydney or Adelaide Campus  |  Course conducted in English

Employment outcomes from this qualification may include:

With relevant working experience graduates of CHC43015 – Certificate III in Individual Support course may gain employment in administration job roles including:

  • Community Program Coordinator
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Support Worker (Community Services)
  • Care supervisor
  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Personal care worker
  • Personal care giver
  • Assistant Hostel Supervisor
  • Personal care assistant
  • Residential care officer
  • Day Activity Worker
  • Care Team Leader

To view outcomes about employment prospects for this qualification see

Qualification Units

The CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support requires the completion of the following 18 Units (including 15 core and 3 electives).

Core Units
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
CHCCCS011 Meet Personal Support Needs
CHCCCS023 Support Independence and wellbeing
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interest and rights of clients
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCAGE004 Implement Interventions with older people at risk
CHCAGE003 Coordinate Services for older people
CHCAGE005 Provide Support to people living with dementia
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCPAL001 Deliver Care Services using a palliative approach
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
Elective Units
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic diseases
CHCCCS015 Provide Individualised support

** Please note: Electives are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.


Entry Requirements

At Abbey College, students must have/or be:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older at the time of course commencement.
  • Must have the ability to undertake a work placement at an aged care, home and community care, disability care or community service organisation.
  • Some prospective students may be asked to undertake an LLN assessment or enrolment interview prior to acceptance.
  • Must have completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent level of schooling or a Certificate III or higher qualification with an Australian institution.
  • For overseas students, whose first language is not English an overall IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent OR

          Pass an Abbey College Australia entry test designed to assess the level of English proficiency.

Here is a score comparison chart featuring popular English Proficiency Tests as well as Abbey’s English Placement Test:

Course Duration

Course Duration: 78 Weeks

Study Pathway

After completing CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support you may progress to CHC52021 – Diploma of Community Services.

Tuition Fee

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