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CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Course Overview 

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 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.

Relevant Job Roles 
  • Community Program Coordinator
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Support Worker (Community Services)
  • Care Supervisor
  • Personal care worker
  • Residential care officer
  • Care Team Leader
  • Accommodation support worker
Entry Requirements 

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. However, it is expected that students will have appropriate language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the training and assessment requirements. All students must be willing to participate in mandatory workplace practice of a minimum of 120 hours. Students will seek their own work placements and clear guidance will be provided.

Units of Study 

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

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies

CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support

Face-to-Face Schedule 

Please check with our office for course timetables and dates at


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) 

You can apply for RPL if you have the knowledge and skills gained through work, formal study, volunteering, informal or formal training, social activities or general life experiences. If you feel that you may qualify for RPL, please contact our office for further information about the process to demonstrate your experience and knowledge.


Enrolment Fee $4,190.00 (This includes $400.00 non-refundable enrolment fee)


Recognition of Prior Learning $2,000.00

Students are responsible for the purchase of text book/s relevant to this qualification. Payment plans are available. Alana Kaye College does not accept any more than $1,400 up front prior to commencement of the course. This includes the $400 non-refundable enrolment fee.  Students can pay the remainder in instalments during course progression.


  • Course learning and assessment material (excluding text book/s)
  • Coffee and Tea
  • Certification will be provided upon successful completion.
Course Summary 

This qualification comprises of 18 units of competency (subjects).  Units of competency can either be:

Core Units - units you must complete as part of the qualification and

Elective units - Alana Kaye has chosen the elective units that we know are most beneficial and relevant to the majority of our students. This qualification consists of 15 core units and 3 elective units. 

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