CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Program Details:

Qualification Code & Name: CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Qualification Description:

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.

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.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Qualification Requirements: Total number of units = 18

• 15 core units, plus
• 3 elective units

Delivery Mode/s:

Zoom online-based face to Face blended learning -online (Moodle) Check the timetable with student services.

Units of Competency:

Core Units:

CHCADV001                      Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

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 wellbeing

CHCCCS025                       Support relationships with carers and families

CHCDIV001                        Work with diverse people

CHCLEG003                       Manage 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

CHCAGE002                      Implement falls prevention strategies

CHCAGE006                      Provide food services

CHCAOD001                      Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

Entry Requirements: No entry requirements for this qualification.


After achieving the Certificate IV in Ageing Support you the following pathway option:

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services with Mercury Colleges

Career Opportunities:

People pursuing a career in a facility such as a Nursing Home, Hostel, Residential Care Facility, Aged Care Facility, Retirement Village or Community Health Care Centre.

Graduates may seek employment in the following jobs:

Assistant in nursing

Care supervisor

Day activity worker

Care team leader

Hostel supervisor

Residential care worker



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