CHC43015 Certificate IV Ageing Support Hornsby - Ku-ring-gai Community College

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CHC43015 Certificate IV Ageing Support

Would you like to make a difference?

Join the fastest growing industry in Australia, Ageing Support. If you are new currently working in the industry or want to work in with people who are ageing, then this is the course for you.

The Certificate IV Ageing Support will give you the skills to enhance your career or commence a new one. It reflects the role of support workers who complete, facilitate or manage specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. These support 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. In the work environment, they 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.

Work roles requiring Certificate IV may include:

  • Team Leader
  • Allocations Coordinator
  • Field Supervisor
  • Aged Care Assessor

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency, or be currently working in the aged care industry.


This course has been developed for graduates of the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support and persons with current industry experience who wish to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning – RPL for their current work experience skills.

Student may apply for RPL (Recognised Prior Learning) at $150 per unit of competency.


Students may enrol into the whole course for a Fee-for-Service cost of $4,950 (payment installments available).

Subsidy or Traineeship may be available for eligible students.

Attendance is required Classes held at Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Community College, level 1, 45 Hunter Street, Hornsby.

Students must have high level of written and spoken English language. A current police check will be required.

Contact college on (02) 9482 1189 to arrange an appointment with the Care Course Coordinator. Some applicants may be eligible for subsidies.

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate IV in Ageing Support CHC43015.
  • Assist clients with medication (HLTHPS006)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Implement interventions with older people at risk (CHCAGE004)
  • Support relationships with carers and families (CHCCCS025)
  • Coordinate services for older people (CHCAGE003)
  • Support independence and wellbeing (CHCCCS023)
  • Implement falls prevention strategies (CHCAGE002)
  • Facilitate individual service planning and delivery (CHCCCS006)
  • Provide loss and grief support (CHCCCS017)
  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach (CHCPAL001)
  • Provide support to people living with dementia (CHCAGE005)
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people (CHCAGE001)
  • Recognise healthy body systems (HLTAAP001)
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients (CHCADV001)
  • Meet personal support needs (CHCCCS011)
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002)
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance (CHCLEG003)
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships (CHCPRP001)

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