Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Program Description

This qualification addresses work primarily in residential facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organisation guidelines and service plans.

These workers:
● Carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people in an aged care setting
● Carry out activities related to an individualised plan and report directly to a supervisor and are not responsible for other workers.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must complete at least 120 hours of work placement in an approved aged care facility.


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Program Structure

Subject Code Subject Name
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interest and right of clients
CHAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE003 Coordinate the 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 well being
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCPAL001 Deliver care using a palliative approach
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative approach
HLTAAP001 Recognise health body system
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
CHCMH001 Work with people with mental health issues

Possible Job Outcomes

• Aged Care Support Worker
• Aged Care Activity Worker
• Care Service Team Leader
• Care Supervisor (Aged Care)