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.
CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support is made up of 18 units of competency consisting of 15 core units and 3 elective units. This qualification includes a mandatory 120 hour work placement.
Elective units have been selected by HANMAC on the basis of consultation with industry. Elective units that are not included in the elective section of this page are available by negotiation. Elective units must meet the packaging rules within CHC43015 before being considered for inclusion.
Unit codes and titles are correct at time of publication. Codes, titles and selected elective units may change at any time without prior notification.
The ability to participate in and complete manual tasks including bending, pulling, pushing, reaching and lifting; comprehend, communicate and complete assessment tasks in English, commit to and meet set timeframes; complete studies outside of the classroom setting; complete basic computer based tasks.
Due to the nature of the industry, vaccinations are highly recommended.
Due to COVID-19 the current flu shot is required.
Support is available to students by phone, email or through appointment based face to face meetings.
Students requiring higher levels of support can be referred to external support services by request.
Other fees may apply. For more information about fees click here.
The Higher Level Skills program, funded by the Queensland Government, may be available for Queensland based students enrolling into this qualification. Eligibility criteria applies. For further information on the Higher Level Skills program and its eligibility criteria and the Queensland Governments Higher Level Skills fact sheet click here
Six months. This course is competency based and can be completed in a shorter time frame depending on the students existing skills and knowledge and prior learning.
An extension of this period may be available depending on the students circumstances.
Course commencement dates
External: External enrolment is available for this qualification.
Course flyer / Expression of Interest