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.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
To be eligible for the award of the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support learners must successfully complete a total of 18 units comprising: 15 core units and 3 elective units
Delivery Location: Level 1, 575-597 Pacific Highway, St Leonards NSW 2065
For further information including timetable intake dates please contact ISMT
This course is 52 weeks long including 40 weeks of study (4 x 10-week term inclusive of 6 weeks of work placement / 120 hours) and 12 weeks holiday.
- Care service team leader
- Care Supervisor (Aged Care)
- Leisure and Therapy assistant
- Disability Officer- Day Support
- Aged care Activity Worker
Students who successfully complete this qualification may pathway into further study options:
CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing
Fees and Charges
Application Fee: AUD $250.00
Material Fee: AUD $250.00
(These Fees are Non-refundable and are due on application)
Course Tuition fee: AUD $12,000.00 paid as follows:
Before the commencement of Term 1: AUD $3,500.00 Inc( Non refundable $250 Application fees and $250 material fee)
Before the commencement of Term 2: AUD $3,000.00
Before the commencement of Term 3: AUD $3,000.00
Before the commencement of Term 4: AUD $3,000.00
Total Course Fees incl Tuition, non-refundable Application Fee and Material fee: $12,500.00
All Student must be aged 18 years of age or over at the time of applying for admission in the Institute.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy Requirements
It is expected that students demonstrate language, literacy and numeracy skills at the appropriate level to be able to succeed in the course.
Additional support will be available for those with low LL&N skills identified through the pre-entry test.
The student would need the following skills:
- Oral communication for verbal reports/group work.
- Written communication for written assignments
- Numeracy to complete numeracy tasks in class.
Literacy skills to gain knowledge through reading and the use of media and technology.
Minimum Academic Requirements
Satisfactory Completion of Equivalent to Australian Year 12 qualification. Relevant work experience will be taken into consideration
Minimum English requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0)
PTE (Pearson Test of English) (Academic): minimum score of 46 (with no band less than 42)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 47
TOEFL Internet Based Test (IBT) score of 62
- International Student must meet the requirement for the student Visa (i.e., Subclass 500) and:
- Be of good character with genuine interest to undertake the qualification
- Are of sound health
- Must be able to undertake a minimum of 20-hours of classroom training per week.
- Have acceptable health insurance through the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for self and any family members accompanying student to Australia.
- Demonstrate the capacity to meet basic living costs requirements set by the Australian Government
- Have a genuine intent of studying
- Note: More information about studying and student visa requirements can be found at the department of home affairs (homeaffairs.gov.au)
Requirements for Work Placement
A Police Clearance Certificate is mandatory prior to your work placement; Student must undertake a Federal Police Check (AFP) or NSW Police check
(Police Check/AFP must be no less than 12 months old).
To Obtain Police Check Please follow link below
Working with Children check
Relevant immunisation check (as per NSW health guidelines) These checks must be completed at the start of the course and prior to industry work placement. Students must be physically able to do moderate amount of lifting using the appropriate equipment. The students should not have any mobility, hearing, and vision problems to carry out duties efficiently in the hospital or community care settings whilst at placement.
We Offer Credit Transfer (CT) to Individuals who can provide documentary evidence of prior formal study pertaining to the unit of competency. Candidate with prior experience can be assessed with RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning). CT is for free of charge and fees applies for the RPL.
Protection of fees paid in advance
Student fees paid in advance are protected through the Australian Federal Government Tuition Protection Service. Please see https://tps.gov.au/StaticContent/Get/StudentInformation for additional information on this service.
|UNIT CODE||UNIT TITLE|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCAGE003||Coordinate services for older people|
|CHCAGE004||Implement interventions with older people at risk|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|CHCPAL001||Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCAGE002||Implement falls prevention strategies|
|CHCCCS007||Develop and implement service programs|
|CHCCCS001||Address the needs of people with chronic disease|