CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

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Course Overview

Course Code: CHC43015
CRICOS Code: 108169M
Training Package: CHC – Community Services
Course Duration: 52 weeks
Classroom Location: Seven Hills, NSW 

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. 

You can apply for the recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (Credit and/or Recognition of Prior Learning). The granting of Credit or RPL may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course. Please refer to our ‘International Student Handbook’ for more details.





There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification. However, ANIE has some generic entry requirements for the international students that include: 

  • 18 years of age or above at the time of enrolment 
  • Must have completed year 12 or equivalent 
  • IELTS overall band score 5.5 or more, or equivalent accredited English language test 
  • Participation in the Course Entry Interview and LLN (Language, Literacy and Numeracy) test, if applicable





This course’s training and assessment activities are conducted in the classroom, where 20 hours per week attendance is required. Additionally, training and assessment are conducted in a practical simulation lab. ANIE has its own industry-standard lab to train and assess the students in a simulated environment. 

A mandatory work placement component is also included in this course. The student will complete this component in a compliant care centre/setting to achieve real-life work experience. 

For all enrolled students, Australian National Institute of Education is responsible under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 for the quality of the training and assessment activities and for the issuance of all AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework) certificates. 





This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks each, that also includes minimum 120 hours of work placement component, and 12 weeks of holidays (3 weeks per term) over the whole duration.


Fifteen (15) core units and three (3) elective units are required for the award of the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support. ANIE has selected the elective units according to the regulatory packaging rules and guided by the job outcomes sought, local industry requirements, and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification. 

These units are:

Unit Code

Unit Title Core/Elective
CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clientsCore
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleCore
CHCAGE003Coordinate services for older peopleCore
CHCAGE004Implement interventions with older people at riskCore
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementiaCore
CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and deliveryCore
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needsCore
CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeingCore
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and familiesCore
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleCore
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical complianceCore
CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approachCore
CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnershipsCore
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systemsCore
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client careCore
CHCDIS007Facilitate the empowerment of people with disabilityElective
CHCCCS007Develop and implement service programsElective
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community servicesElective



CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support is a course suitable for international students who are seeking to pursue a career in the community services sector. This qualification enables the student to seek employment in various job roles such as Aged Care Activity Worker, Care Service Team Leader, Care Supervisor, Accommodation Support Worker, Personal Care Worker, Personal Care Giver, Coordinator of Volunteers, Disability Officer – Day Support, Leisure and Therapy Assistant and other relevant designations. 

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their higher education in a range of areas, including the Community Services sector in the Diploma level qualifications.


Enrolling with us is pretty straightforward. Be sure to read all course information, our ‘International Student Handbook’ and the ‘Prospectus for International Students’ (all available on the ANIE website or on-campus) to ensure that this is the right course for you, and you can meet the entry requirements. Please consult with an Education Agent if you feel the need to do so. Once you are ready, complete our ‘Enrolment Form’ and submit it to us with the required documents attached. 

From there, we will review the application and contact you or your education agent if you have nominated one to act on your behalf. If you require any further information in any phase of your enrolment process, please contact us by email or phone. 

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