CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Do you already work in Aged Care and would like to take your career to a senior/leader level? If so this is the course for you!

Certificate IV in Ageing Support is a great start to your career in the aged care industry but it is also the next step in your career is you already work in the field. Embracia Education is part of the Embracia family which means we are part of an organisation which operates aged care homes. Come and learn from people who are experienced and care about you and your learning goals.

Delivery Modes:
  • Online delivery through our easy to use and accessible learning platform 
  • Face to Face at our Avondale Heights Campus (International students only)
  • All students must also complete 120 hours student work placement 

Course Length:

Face to Face delivery for International Students once travel can resume to Australia

  • 60 weeks over 12 months 
  • ​3 days per week
  • 9am – 4:30pm
  • 150 hour student work placement 

Online delivery for Domestic Students and International Students during COVID-19 border closures

  • Work at your own pace 
  • ​You have 18 months to complete
  • 150 hour student work placement 


The CHC43015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) comprises of 18 units of competency.  

  • 15 core units 
  • ​3 elective units 

We have selected the elective units of competency within this course and have chosen these based on providing the learner a broad set of skills on supporting residents living with dementia, medication control, and leadership skill development.

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems 


HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care  


CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs 


CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people 


CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people 


CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia 


CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families 


CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach 


CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing 


CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients 


CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies 


CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk 


CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people 


CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery 


BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships 


HLTHPS007 Administer and monitor medications 


CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance 


CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships 

Entry Requirements (Domestic):

We have the following entry requirements:
  • You must be aged 18 years or over ​
  • You must hold a satisfactory Australian police check
  • You must able to commit to the course attendance requirements
  • You must hold a minimum of a Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or equivalent
  • You must have suitable language, literacy and numeracy skills to perform workplace tasks such as measuring, weighing and comprehending written work instructions
Entry Requirements (International):

We have the following entry requirements:
  • You must be aged 18 years or over
  • You must able to commit to the course attendance requirements
  • You must hold a minimum of a Higher School Certificate or equivalent
  • You must hold English language proficieny of IELTS level 5.5
Fees and Charges:

Payment plans are available to both Domestic and International students. To secure a place in this course students are only required to pay $300 upfront as an Enrolment Fee which is non-refundable.

Domestic Fees: $2,500
International Students: $12,500

Enrol now by paying $300 today and get started on your Aged Care career path with Embracia Education!

Upcoming Programs

Name Course Start Date Course End Date Cost Domestic Enrol International Enrol
Cert IV Ageing Support April 2024 to August 2025 01/04/2024 20/08/2025 $12,500.00
Cert IV Ageing Support July 24-Dec 25 01/07/2024 19/11/2025 $12,500.00

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