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Certificate IV in Ageing Support

  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Selmar Institute of Education (RTO 121531)

  • Career Outcomes:

    Personal Care Worker | Support Worker | Day Activity Worker | Care Team Leader | View all

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Course Rundown

About this course

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015), offered by Selmar Institute of Education, is the ideal course for those looking to expand and further their career in the aged care industry.

Throughout this 12-month course, you'll learn the skills involved in maintaining and providing personal care and assistance to clients in a residential aged care setting. From providing effective support and behaviour management, to communicating effectively and displaying cultural sensitivity, to learning key industry information and safety procedures - this course covers it all.

Students are able to choose between studying by distance (online), or completing one-on-one onsite training at their current workplace.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Recognised competency in Certificate III in Aged Care core units; AND
  • Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills must meet required standards for Certificate IV level study; AND
  • A current National Police Check will be required for practical placement in an Aged Care facility; AND
  • Completion of course requirements form.

Areas of study

In this aged care course, the subjects you may study include:

  • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
  • CHCCCS023 - Support independence and wellbeing
  • CHCCCS011 - Meet personal support needs
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCAGE005 - Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCADV001 - Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • CHCAGE004 - Implement interventions with older people at risk
  • CHCCCS006 - Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • CHCPRP001 - Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  • CHCAGE003 - Coordinate service for older people
  • CHCCCS025 - Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCPAL001 - Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • BSBMGT401 - Show leadership in the workplace
  • CHCCCS001 - Address the needs of people with chronic disease
  • HLTHPS006 - Assist clients with medications
  • BSBLDR402 - Lead effective workplace relationships
Selmar Institute of Education Get nationally recognised and fully accredited in child care, aged and disability care or business when you study with leading Australian training organisation, Selmar Institute of Education.

Their bespoke training programs include up-to-date content, expert industry facilitators and practical real-world experience – all to get you on your way to a rewarding, prosperous career.
Join a vibrant, caring education institute who have a genuine passion for helping others and providing you with a premium education experience.

As a student a Selmar Institute of Education you’ll receive access to a range of services including language, literacy and numeracy support, career advice and the opportunity to join their Alumni club – just to name a few.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015) from Selmar Institute of Education.

Graduates are prepared to expand their careers in the aged care industry, primarily in a residential aged care facility setting, by pursuing roles with higher levels of responsibility, such as supervisor and team leader positions.

Where could a career in health take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Personal Care Worker
  • Support Worker
  • Day Activity Worker
  • Care Team Leader
  • Program Coordinator – Social Programs

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Selmar Institute of Education offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner.

  • Government Funding may be available to students in Victoria and New South Wales
  • Upfront payment can be made via direct debit, debit/credit card or cash
  • Catalyst Plus Interest-Free Student Loans may be available to eligible students

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