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CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

National ID: CHC43015 State ID: AWM9
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If you're passionate about improving your service delivery to your Aged Care clients, you've come to the right place.

When you complete the Certificate IV in Ageing Support you will be ready to work in the Aged Care workplace in a more informed and confident manner and provide excellent care for your clients. This qualification will provide with you with an excellent understanding of consumer directed care and will allow you to provide better services to your clients and the organisations you work for. You will gain advanced skills in client care and planning, navigating legal and ethical considerations in an Aged Care workplace and an increased knowledge of falls prevention and other complex health issues.

Recognition of Prior Learning

If you’re based in Kalgoorlie or Northam and are interested in this course, this qualification may be offered by Recognition of Prior Learning. For more info about RPL, click here.

Half price fees apply!


This course remains FEE FREE in 2024! The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government for WA residents.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.

^ Please note: Eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.


This course is available online. 

^ Online availability varies at each campus. Some qualifications may require practical training and assessments to be done in person.

This course includes work placement or live works in a Group 1 or Group 2 industry as outlined in COVID-19 mandatory vaccination policy.  For the latest information on vaccine requirements for students visit our COVID-19 update page.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

Learners must be 18 years or older at time of commencing placement.

Students must provide a National Police Clearance that does not identify any offences that would prevent the student from working in the Aged or Disability care sector.

Depending on placement agencies, you may be asked to provide a  Working with Children’s Check.

To enrol, you must be physically fit to perform physical duties associated with providing personal care and domestic support including but not limited to:

  • Manual handling tasks such as hoisting and transferring
  • Assisting with personal care tasks such as showering and feeding
  • Assisting with domestic duties such as cleaning and making beds

To support your application, you may be asked to provide a medical clearance to support your application.

  • Students may be asked to provide evidence of immunisation status and may be required to have additional immunisations depending on the placement agencies requirements.
  • All students must provide evidence of current influenza vaccination.
  • All students must provide evidence of two doses of COVID 19 vaccination.
  • All students must provide NDIS worker screening check

Students will also be required to attend Skills Workshops at Geraldton Campus. If students are unable to attend workshops alternative arrangements may be made with the lecturer.

Entry requirements to this course must be met. The entry requirements are non-specified in the training package. The equivalent developed skills in literacy and numeracy are required to meet industry standards. 

Students can use the LLN Robot to ensure that they meet the literacy and numeracy requirements.

A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course. 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.

This course includes work placement or live works in a Group 1 or Group 2 industry as outlined in COVID-19 mandatory vaccination policy.  For the latest information on vaccine requirements for students visit our COVID-19 updates page.

Pre-Enrolment at Northam & Kalgoorlie

Our Kalgoorlie and Northam Campuses only offer this qualification via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).


Upon successful completion you will receive a Certificate IV in Ageing Support.

Job opportunities include:

  • Aged Care worker
  • Personal care worker
  • Liaison Officer
  • Community Care worker

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA

Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.



We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here.(opens in a new tab)  

Study options and how to apply

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Available all year round, 2023


Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study WHENEVER and WHEREVER suits you.  Typically, flexible, and self-paced options are part-time and open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start, enrol and study continuously. 

Once you enrol into your chosen units, you will have six (6) months from the date of your enrolment to complete your study.

When Available all year round, 2023
Where Geraldton
How Self Paced External



Use the APPLY NOW box to register and apply for this course.  Our Lecturer will assess your application online. You can follow the Register & Apply guide here.


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Duration 12 Months
When Available all year round, 2023
Where Geraldton
How Traineeship



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