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CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

About the Course

Yorke Institute’s Program in CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support is designed for those with a burning passion to provide personal, physical and emotional support to people whose capacity for independent living is at risk. In particular, the aged and those with disabilities.

By undertaking this nationally recognised qualification, you will be provided with the knowledge and confidence required to care for members of the community including:

  • Supporting overall individual health and well-being
  • Providing personal care, support and encouragement for participating in activities
  • Assisting with daily living activities
  • Creating, implementing and monitoring individualised care plans
  • Supporting the elderly or disabled in their homes or in a community setting

On completion of this qualification, you will have a variety of employment opportunities, in particular working within the health and community industry at hospitals, nursing homes, and aged care facilities.

Yorke Institute offers training in a operating Aged Care Facility

Yorke Institute has partnered with one of a leading Aged Care Facility to deliver the practical training. 

The partnership with a premier Aged Care facility enables our students to be trained in an operating aged care facility, interact with clients and qualified staff. 

Work Placement

Yorke Institute students will be provided with work placements at Viewbank House, BaptCare and Regis Shenley . 


Practical Training

The practical training will be conducted in an operating Aged Care facility where students can interact with a variety of clients and qualified carers. 


Course Description

National Code and Title

CRICOS Course Code

CHC43015  Certificate IV in Ageing Support



Melbourne and Rosanna


32 weeks ( including work placement and holidays). 


Every Month

Entry Requirement CRICOS

  • 18 years old and above
  • IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 550 or Proficiency level of Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) which is assessed by Yorke Institute
  • Pre-training Review.

Entry Requirement for Domestic and Online

  • 18 years old and above
  • Pre-training Review and Proficiency level of Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) which is assessed by Yorke Institute.

Tuition Fee

Qualification Pathways

Pathways from the qualification

After achieving the CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support, candidates may undertake HLT51612 - Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled-Division 2 nursing) or another Diploma in a related field.

Exit Points

  • At any point prior to the completion of the qualification, a learner may request a Statement of Attainment for an individual unit or units where competence has been assessed.

At the successful completion of the qualification, CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support qualification will be issued

Mode of Delivery CRICOS 

Delivery for this qualification is face to face, classroom based. Practical components of Units are simulated in classroom practiced in Industry workplaces and assessed during work placement.

Mode of Delivery for Domestic and Online 

Delivery for this qualification is online distance based. Practical components of Units are practiced in Industry workplaces and assessed during 120 hours of work placement. Work placement is delivered in tandem with the theory unit’s delivery.


Career Pathway


CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support.

Academic Pathway
CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support/ CHC43415 - Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

CHC53415 - Diploma of Leisure and Health

Career Pathway from completing CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Personal Care Worker, Support Worker, In-Home Respite Worker, Community Services Field Officer, Team Leader,
Hostel Supervisor, Program Co-ordinator , Day Activity Worker, Residential Worker



Unit Description 


Facilitate the interests and rights of clients


Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Coordinate services for older people


Implement interventions with older people at risk


Provide support to people living with dementia


Facilitate individual service planning and delivery 


Meet personal support needs


Support independence and well being


Support relationships with carers and families


Work with diverse people


Manage legal and ethical compliance


Deliver care services using a palliative approach


Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships


Develop and implement service programs 


Follow safe work practices for direct client care 


Use business technology


Provide first aid 


Use communication to build relationships


 Assessment Methods

Assessments will be conducted as part of the qualification, by a qualified assessor who will ensure assessments are valid, reliable, fair and flexible. Evidence collected will comply with the rules of evidence. Where possible, assessment activities will be integrated to reflect industry application and knowledge in the workplace.

Evidence gathering techniques

A range of assessment methods will be used to assess practical skills and knowledge on the unit performance criteria,  these may include:

A. Case Study
B. Observation
C. Written questioning
D. Research project
E. Third Party Evidence
F. Portfolio


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