CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support

This qualification prepares you for the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. Qualified aged care staff take greater responsibility for caring within centre guidelines. You support and provide quality services through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.

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There are no academic prerequisites for the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support. If you have relevant life and work experience, you can do the course. You need reasonable English language, literacy and numeracy to successfully do the course.

You must be able to travel and complete your work placement. The Police Clearance Certificate is needed to do your work placement. You undertake a Federal Police Check (AFP) or NSW Police check. An AFP Certificate must be less than 3 years old.


This course is delivered via a combination of theory and practice, at our Sydney campus. It comprises of THREE terms of study (27 weeks), 2 days a week; followed by 120 hours of work placement in your fourth term, to see you through the completion of the course.


United Colleges offers its students a flexible fee payment structure, dependant on the course. The Certificate IV in Ageing Support requires a $700 deposit, and subsequent termly payments once enrolled. Please view fee structure for more information. Course fees include the enrolment fee, materials and access to equipment. Student must supply their own clothes and transport. Extra textbooks and replacement materials are extra. Fees are payable by Cheque, Money order, Cash, Internet or Bank Deposit. Other arrangements for payment may be made organised based on individual needs.