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CHC43015 – Certificate IV in Ageing Support


**Government Funding is Available for Eligible Individuals

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.

Job Facts

  • $1,265
    Weekly Pay
  • 175,800 workers
    Employment Size
  • Very Strong
    Future Growth
  • Lower skill
    Skill level rating
  • 33% Full-Time
    Full-Time Share
  • 80% female
    Gender Share

Qualification will be delivered for 52 weeks. Students will generally need to spend 12 hours per week on self-studies, completing assessment and undertaking workplace activates.

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

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

To achieve this qualification, the individual must have completed a total of at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this qualification may include the following roles:•

  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Community Support Worker
  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Home Care Assistant
  • Care Assistant
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Care Service Employees
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Care Workers
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Community Care Worker
  • Residential Care Worker

To be awarded the qualification of CHC43015 – Certificate IV in Ageing Support, learners must successfully complete a total of eighteen (18) units of competency, consisting of:

15 core units

3 elective units,

All electives are selected to contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Methods of assessment may include
• Written assessment tasks
• Scenarios
• Workplace Activities
• Class Activities
• Workplace Observation
• Third party Report

The learner is required to achieve competency in
fifteen (15) units in order to complete the course and be awarded this qualification.

ACPS has a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy, to ensure that an individual’s prior learning, achieved through formal and informal training, work experience or other life experiences, is appropriately recognized.

Credit transfer applies to situations where learners have completed units at another provider identical to those in which they plan to enrol. Credit will be granted in accordance with the Credit Transfer procedure. To apply for credit transfer please complete the credit transfer application form available from head office and attach copies of verified documents to support the application. A reduction in tuition fees will be applied if Credit Transfer is granted.

If you have any special needs in relation to language, literacy, or numeracy support physical access, food, and beverage allergies, or any other issues, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Full Fee: *Tuition Fee: $2,500
Government Funding  **Tuition Fee: $0

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


CHCAGE002     Implement falls prevention strategies

CHCCCS007      Develop and implement service programs

CHCHCS001      Provide home and community support services

Duration 52 Weeks
Level Certificate
Instution Australian College of Professional Studies
Branch Werribee
Level 4
Course Code CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support

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