CHC43015- Certificate IV in Ageing Support – CRICOS: 094835A
Aged Care worker

CHC43015- Certificate IV in Ageing Support – CRICOS: 094835A


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 placements.

Suitable for a professional role as:

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

Units of study

18 units are required for award of this qualification including 15 core units and 3 elective units in accordance with the packaging rules specified in the CHC Community Services Training Package release 3.0.


Core units

CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE003 Coordinate 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 wellbeing
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective units

CHCDIV003 Manage and promote diversity
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations

Entry criteria

Completed Year 12 or equivalent

English requirement

IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

Assessment method

Observations, Group Work, Assignments, Projects, Presentations etc.




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