Certificate III in Ageing Support

Course Description

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support. 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 as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

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

For more information about the course, visit www.training.gov.au


Code CHC43015
Prerequisites None
Duration 40 Weeks
120 hours of work placement
Terms 4
Assessments Case Studies
Short Answers
Role Play
Delivery Mode Classroom Based Training
Work Placement
Entry Requirements There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however candidates must be 18 years old at the time of enrolment.

Education and Work Pathways

After achieving this qualification, candidates may choose to undertake studies at a higher education level. This course is a pathway into the Diploma of Community Services or Diploma of Nursing and may enter into the Bachelor of Health Science Nursing.

Potential job outcomes upon completion of this course:

  • Nursing Assistant
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Residential Care Officer
  • Care Team Leader
  • Community Support Worker
  • Assistant Hostel Supervisor


  • 22 Russell St, Morley WA 6062
  • 26 Edgar Street, Bowen Hills, Queensland
  • L2/398 Chapel Rd, Bankstown, NSW


Please contact us on 1300 827 188 for information on fees, funding and payment plan options. Fees include all books and materials.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements (LLN)

We recognise that not all people are able to read, write and perform calculations to the same standard. To help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills required to study this course, you should sit for our LLN assessment before enrolment.

Support Services

During your studies with Future Academy, you will have access to a comprehensive range of support services.

These Includes:

  • Academic Support
  • Student Support
  • Learning Support

How to enrol

Your enrolment is only one step away! Enrolling with Future Academy is easy. Just call one of our friendly staff members on: 1300 827 188.

We appreciate that choosing the right course is important. If you would like to discuss your career or course contact us on 1300 827 188 or send us an email to info@futureacademy.edu.au with your queries.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Students can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this qualification, and all students will be offered this option upon enrolment into the course. Please talk to one of our support officers for further information.

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Course Structure

Fifteen (15) core and Three (3) elective units are required for the award of the CHC43015– Certificate IV in Ageing Support. Units have been selected in accordance with the packaging rules and are relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and qualification level.

The following Units of Competency as identified in the National Community Services Training Package must be successfully completed to attain the Certificate IV in Ageing Support at Future Academy.

Unit Code Unit Title Core/Elective Training Hours
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interest and rights of clients Core 30
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people Core 80
CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people Core 30
CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk Core 60
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia Core 60
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery Core 70
CHCCCS023 Meet personal needs Core 25
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing Core 50
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families Core 65
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core 60
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance Core 60
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach Core 18
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships Core 80
HLTAAP001 Recognize healthy body systems Core 70
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care Core 25
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease Elective 75
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medications n Elective 80
HLTAIDOO3 Provide first aid Elective 18
Future Academy does NOT guarantee that: –
  • A learner will successfully complete the course. This is subject to completing all the required units of competency.
  •  A learner will obtain an employment outcome as this is outside the control of Future Academy.
  •  A learner will obtain a qualification or a statement of attainment without successfully completing the assessments.