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  • Course Details
  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

    Our CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support is a course suitable for people who are employed in aged care work or have prior experience in aged care work who want to upgrade their knowledge and skills in this area. Whilst it is not compulsory for students to have completed the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support, this course has been designed by AEATS to further promote the knowledge and skills of it’s graduating students who have already completed the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support.

    Workers at this advanced level may provide services to people with complex needs, assist in program development and delivery, or may be required to supervise/co-ordinate a limited number of other service providers.

    Our course addresses topics such as; assessing older people with complex needs, planning and monitoring service delivery, undertaking relevant administrative work, planning and conducting group activities, implementing and monitoring OH&S/WHS policies and procedures, conducting recreational programs for older people and organising an effective work environment.

    This qualification is suitable for people seeking professional or career development in the aged care industry and direct care work.

    A mandatory component of our program is the 120 hours of practical placement, working within an actual aged care environment. If you are currently working within the industry, this work can be counted as a part of your required 120 hours.

    The course comprises of 18 units (15 Core and 3 Elective). Successful completion of this course requires the fulfillment of all 18 units of competency.

    Note: Please note that students who have previously completed their CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) may be awarded at a minimum 8 Credits against units marked with an “*”

    Core Units  
    CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients  CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people *
    CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being * CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia *
    CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs *
    CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people * CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach *
    CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
    HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems * CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
    HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client * CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
    CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
    Elective Units  
    CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies  BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace  
    HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures     
  • Locations
  • Online – Virtual Classroom Delivery

    Due to recent Coronavirus restrictions classroom delivery is currently being delivered via Online-Virtual Classroom activity

    Normal Classroom Delivery Location

    Ground Floor
    197 St Georges Terrace
    Perth, WA 6000

    Public Transport

    Our Perth delivery location is located close to main bus terminal making it highly accessible from most northern locations of Perth.


    There is paid public car parking available near the centre

  • Enrolment
  • Admission Criteria

    Applicants seeking entry into CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support course should meet the following criteria.

    • Are 18 years old and under require additional notice of arrangement.
    • Have successfully completed year 10 of secondary school or equivalent, or be of mature age.
    • Be able to use and respond to written language, including some unfamiliar material in a variety of formats.
    • Successfully complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN).
    • Obtain a satisfactory clear National Police Clearance when requested.
    • Primary place of residence must be in Western Australia.
    • Must be an Australian Citizen /Permanent Resident / Temporary Visa holder of sub-class 309, 444, 820, 826, or Dependant of sub-class 457 visa/Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (subclass 790)/Temporary Protection Visa (subclass 785)/Bridging Visa E holders (subclass 050 and 051) where a valid application for visa of subclass 785 or 790 has been made.

    How to enrol

    To enrol in our course is a quick and easy process that will have you in class and studying in no time.

    Simply click on the Enrol button and complete the enrolment form electronically.
    If you would like to find out a little more about our this course simply download the Course Brochure.
    Or request further information by clicking on the Enquire Now button and completing the form and one of our course consultants will contact you shortly.
    Enquire Now
    Alternatively you can contact on our enquiry line at
    1300 360 366 Toll Free.

    Once you have submitted your enrolment form we will confirm your eligibility and associated cost of the program. Don’t worry, there is no commitment up until you commence your course.

  • Dates & Times
  • Dates

    Class commencement dates
    Commences weekly throughout the year
    12 week duration
    Plus an additional 120 hours of practical placement


    Days per week
    Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays

    Additional self-pace learning also required on remaining days


    Class times
    Commences at 8.30am
    Concludes 3.30pm

  • Career Outcomes
  • Possible Job Outcomes

    The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support is an appropriate qualification for people seeking work in the aged care industry and direct care work. With an ageing population their is a high demand for care workers in the aged care and associated industries. This qualification is generally identified as the minimal qualification required to work in these areas.

    Possible Course Pathways

    Once students have completed their qualification at the certificate III level they may decide to continue their studies in the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support or candidates may also like to progress to higher level qualifications within the aged care sector and across the community sector.

    The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support requires the completion of 18 units, however for those students who have successfully completed the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support with AEATS, they will be automatically granted credits for 10 of these units.

    AEATS will also recognise credit transfers upon proof of units completed with other RTOs.

    The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

    The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support is an appropriate qualification for people seeking work in the aged or direct care industry. Possible job outcomes are:

    • Care worker
    • Care accommodation worker
    • Field officer
    • Home care worker
    • In-home respite worker
    • Personal care worker
    • Community care worker
    • Support worker

    Students who have successfully completed this course like to progress to higher level qualifications within the aged care sector and across the community sector.

  • Fees
  • Fee Information

    Western Australia Course Fees 2020




    *Standard Fee:  $850.50


    8 fortnightly payments

    1x $106.33

    7x $106.31

    *Concession Fee: $252.00


    8 fortnightly payments of $31.50
    *Students Aged between 15 and 24 years: $252.00


    8 fortnightly payments of $31.50




    *FFS:  $3,000.00


    8 fortnightly payments of $375.00

    NOTE: Fees are calculated based on students already having 8 credits towards their CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support and is dependent on individual units. You will receive confirmation of any adjustment of fees at enrolment and prior to the commencement of your course.

    Interest Free flexible payment plan options are available to suit the convenience of students.

    The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.

    NOTE: Fees are calculated inline with the WA Department of Training and Workforce Development Fees and Charges Policy 2020.

    This course has been approved for Centrelink student allowances. More information on assistance available can be found on the Centrelink website For information regarding your individual eligibility please contact Centrelink on 132490 or visit your local Customer Service Centre.

    For more information or to confirm the cost of your course contact 1300 630 366 (Toll Free).

    The following students are entitled to the concession rate on course fees:

    1. Persons and dependants of persons holding
    2. A Pensioner Concession Card
    3. A Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs
    4. A Health Care Card
    5. Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
    6. Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance
    7. Persons who are inmates of a custodial institution

    Proof of eligibility for concession must be provided at the time of enrolment.

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