CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

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Advance an aged care career and get qualified to take on specialised tasks in residential, home or community-based care environments.

This qualification reflects the role of support workers who provide personalised care to clients. Students will work within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.

Students may also be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others.

This course is suited for individuals working in aged care who are ready for more responsibilities and want to take their career to the next level.

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Delivery Mode 


Course Duration
12 months

Start Date 
Rolling Intakes

Nationally Recognised 

Government Funding & Fees
Higher Level Skills Funding

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

Course Units

CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
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
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medications
BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace
CHCCCS001 Assess the needs of people with chronic diseases
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

Entry Requirements

Students must be currently employed in a direct client care role within the aged care industry.


Benefits and inclusions

  • Access to qualified and industry current trainers and assessors
  • Upskilling to meet future industry requirements
  • Enhancement and confirmation of your existing skills sets
  • Development of leadership skills required to move into higher positions

How is this course delivered and assessed?

This course is delivered under a blended learning/workplace based model with existing workers in the aged care industry.

Dependent on your location, trainers will be available to visit you on site (in consultation with your facility) or you may be able to attend monthly training sessions. Regardless you will be in contact with your trainer at least once a month.

Assessment methods include short answer questions, case studies, projects, workplace assessments and observations.


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Course Commencement Dates

Royal College of Healthcare delivers quality aged care training in a range of delivery modes and locations including metropolitan, regional and remote Queensland. Check out our upcoming course commencement dates and find a course that’s right for you!

Upcoming Course Dates


Full Fee Student co-contribution fee (Non-Concession)* Student co-contribution fee (Concession)*
$4,995 $59 $20

* This training is delivered with Queensland government Funding.

Payment Plan

A payment plan allows you to pay a regular weekly amount prior to completion of your course


Students will be entitled to pay the concession cost if:

  • Students hold a Health or Pension Card
  • Students are the partner or dependant of the person who holds the Health or Pension concession card
  • Students are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Students with a disability


Subsidised training

Higher Level Skills Funding

The Queensland government will pay an amount towards the cost of this course for eligible students and the student will pay a subsidised cost – the cost above.

To be eligible for a subsidised training place students must meet the following criteria:

  • An Australian citizen
    • permanent resident
    • temporary resident with necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency
    • New Zealand citizen permanently residing in Queensland
  • Over 15 years of age
  • Have left school
  • Must not hold a qualification at certificate IV level or higher in any discipline

Additional Costs

Learning materials and assessment workbooks are included in course costs.


Students will receive certification for the nationally accredited course CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support.

Career Outcomes

  • Care supervisor
  • Program Coordinator – social programs
  • Care Team Leader
  • Hostel supervisor
  • Residential care worker

University Pathways

Many of our graduates continue to a related degree at University or another diploma in the VET sector.

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