CHC43015 – Certificate IV in Ageing Support

About This Course

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.

Our disability and aged care programs and courses empower individuals to develop the skills and competency to make a difference in their community.

To ensure all students are supported during their studies, we have integrated the following features:

 Access to our e-learning platform

 Interactive workshops

 Individual support with mentoring and coaching options available

 A variety of comprehensive resource materials to encourage multi-sensory learning.

 Frequent communication between Transformational Institute trainer and student.

To complete the full qualification, you will need to complete a total of 18 units; 15 core units and 3 elective units. This is the most current list of units. (Version 2.0)

Units of competency included in this course:


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

CHCCCS001 - Address the Needs of People with Chronic Disease

HLTHPS007 - Administer and Monitor Medications


For students to receive their full qualification in this course, in addition to completing the units of competency they must also complete 120 hours of work. 

We will work with you along with our community partners for work placement opportunities.

Although we do not guarantee employment, our experience tells us that these work-placements often lead to employment opportunities.

If you would like to find out more about work placement and employment opportunities please have a look at our Transformational Recruitment page and book a consult with our relationships and engagement coordinator. 

Our interactive workshops encourage student participation. We specialise in industry focused courses. Our trainers have industry experience and are dedicated to preparing and helping students develop their work related skills. An integral way Transformational Institute helps participants to develop these skills is through workshops during the course.

These workshops are highly engaging and may include group activities, presentations, design activities, role-plays, critical and creative thinking, discussions, personality tests and MORE!

Government funding is available through our Smart and Skilled contract for eligible participants.

The student cost is set by Training Services NSW and all costs will be confirmed prior to pre-enrolment.

For a full list of course prices as well as other funding options and course information please contact us on 4969 7544.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - Recognition of skills and knowledge gained through previous studies, work and life experiences may be used to award competency for Units of Competency within this qualification. Read more on Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer or call 4969 7544.

How to Enrol - Find out how to enrol.

Payment Options - Complete the enquiry form or call 4969 7544 to learn more about the following payment options and course fees.

  1. Government Funding is available under smart and skilled for eligible participants. Other funding options may also be available for you, please contact us for more information.
  2. Pay upfront for the full cost of your qualification in one easy payment.
  3. Set up payment plan (contact us for more information).

Course Details


Newcastle | Central Coast | Forster/ Taree

Delivery Modes:

Face to Face | Online | Blended Learning


12 months 

With the option to fast track

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