Elevate your career in aged care support with the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support. This is an ideal qualification for those who wish to work in a leadership or supervisor role within the aged care sector and provide individual care to the elderly in residential, home or community-based environments.


With the growing demand for more workers within the aged care sector, now is the perfect time to develop your knowledge and take on additional responsibilities. Working in this rewarding and fulfilling industry will see you develop your managerial and leadership skills in a life-changing career. While working in this sector is challenging physically and emotionally, the satisfaction of helping those in need will be worth it.


This qualification supports the development and growth so that you can empower the elderly, aid those with debilitating ailments, recognise healthy body systems, and provide support to patients and their families. With the rising number of dementia diagnoses each day, the employment growth of this sector of Australian aged care is set to expand and flourish in the coming years. This increase in demand provides ample opportunities for you to develop and nurture your skillset to bolster this industry and provide the necessary support and assistance for the elderly.


Once you’ve gained the required and relevant knowledge and expertise, you can employ these skills across a variety of environments to provide the proper care needed for various individuals and their families.


Within this qualification you will develop the knowledge and on-the-job experience required to coordinate services for older people, meet personal support needs, deliver care services using a palliative approach and provide support to people living with dementia.


There are 120 hours of work placement required to achieve competency in this qualification. If you are upskilling and have already completed your CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support, and are currently working in the industry, you may not need to complete this.


This nationally accredited qualification provides the foundations required to upskill and pursue further course studies in the community and health care setting or go on to university.


Successful completion of this qualification may lead to employment as a:

  • Aged Care Activity Worker
    Provide assistance, support and companionship to older people with their personal care daily activities in their homes or in aged care facilities.
  • Care Service Team Leader
    Provide leadership and support to staff and oversee all activities to ensure a high standard of care is met and the services delivered meet the client’s needs and quality standards.
  • Community Care Worker
    Provide assistance and support services to people within the community who are elderly or may have a disability, so that they can live an active and successful lifestyle.
  • In-home Respite Worker
    Provide in-home individualised care and supervision to the client, in the absence of their caregiver, by attending and maintaining their personal care needs and carrying out daily activities.


These services are delivered on behalf of The Learning Collaborative by approved Third Parties. Our Third Parties are conveniently located throughout south-east Queensland.


It is the responsibility of the approved Third Parties to recruit, enrol, support, train and assess students undertaking this course. The Learning Collaborative, in consultation with the approved Third Parties, is responsible for support and certification of all students enrolled in this course.


Full fee payment option available. Please contact us for more information.


This qualification contains 18 units. These units are made up of 15 core units plus 3 elective 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.



Below lists the current electives available for selection, please contact us for more information.

  • CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies.
  • CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease.
  • CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support.
  • CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability.
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid.


A current police check is required before commencement of practical placement.


Students may be required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment to determine any learner support requirements.


For all students undertaking nationally recognised training in Australia, it is mandatory to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). To make your USI, visit the Australian government page here: Create a USI.


If students hold prior relevant work experience or formal qualifications issued by other Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), these may count as credit towards specific units. Please contact us for more information regarding eligibility or applications for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).


For further information, please download the information sheet below or contact us.



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