Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support 

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 as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Position Outcomes:

  • Accommodation support worker
  • Assistant hostel supervisor
  • Care assistant
  • Care team leader
  • Day activity worker
  • Hostel supervisor
  • Personal care worker
  • Program coordinator – social programs
  • Residential care worker
  • Support worker

18 units in total to be completed (15 Core, 3 Electives)

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 well being
  • 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

  • CHCAGE002 – Implement falls prevention strategies
  • CHCCOM002 – Use communication to build relationships
  • CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

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