Certificate IV in Ageing Support 

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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 ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, prospective students need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Certificate IV level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Pre-training review to ensure student has the appropriate level of Language Literacy and Numeracy to achieve the competencies. Where a test result is supplied, it must be within the last 12 months.
  • Basic computer skills.


1.HLTWHS002    Follow safe work practices for direct client care (Core)

2.CHCDIV001     Work with diverse people (Core)

3.CHCLEG003     Manage legal and ethical compliance (Core)

4.CHCADV001    Facilitate the interests and rights of clients (Core)

5.CHCAGE001    Facilitate the empowerment of older people (Core)

6.CHCCCS006     Facilitate individual service planning and delivery (Core)

7.CHCAGE003    Coordinate services for older people (Core)

8.CHCPRP001     Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships (Core)

9.CHCAGE004    Implement interventions with older people at risk (Core)

10.CHCAGE005    Provide support to people living with dementia (Core)

11.CHCCCS011     Meet personal support needs (Core)

12.CHCCCS023     Support independence and wellbeing (Core)

13.CHCCCS025     Support relationships with carers and families (Core)

14.CHCPAL001     Deliver care services using a palliative approach (Core)

15.HLTAAP001     Recognise healthy body systems (Core)

16.CHCDIS007      Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability (Electives units)

17.HLTAAP002     Confirm physical health status (Electives units)

18.VU22733         Identify and provide initial response to family violence risk (Electives units)

The following employment pathways are available to the students who complete Certificate IV in Ageing Support successfully:

  • Personal Care Worker
  • Aged Care Activity Worker
  • Care Service Team Leader
  • Care Supervisor (Aged Care)


Course Essentials

Course code


RTO number

RTO ID 21132
  • Duration
    35 tuition weeks (excluding holidays)
  • Recognition
    Nationally recognized certificate
  • Work placement hours
    120 Hours
  • Fees
    Government Funding Available

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