The Certificate IV In Ageing Support (CHC43015) is for students looking for employment in aged care or other community service roles that support the elderly. Students complete a total of 18 units and gain practical, on-the-job skills including: providing support to people with dementia, empowering older persons, maintaining relationships with carers and family, and using a palliative approach to care.To graduate and receive the qualification, each student must complete at least 120 hours of relevant work.
The Certificate IV In Ageing Support (CHC43015) is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Community Services Training Package.
Students will need to complete work placement supervised by qualified staff. Students will attain real-world understandings of the expectations and skills required to work in this field to prepare you for the workforce.
Anyone who isn't already working in a job role related to the qualification within the industry will need to do work placement.
This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:
You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.
The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.
There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.
Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.
This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.
Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.