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Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015)

Progress your aged care career with the Certificate IV. This qualification is a step towards nursing and will enhance your skills and knowledge to enable you to provide higher level care to clients with complex needs. 

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Certificate IV in Ageing Support


Course Outline

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support will equip you with the skills to provide a high level of personal, physical and emotional support to clients with high care needs. This qualification could lead to a career in nursing depending on the university.

"Credit for studies completed at Certificate III and IV level may be granted where the assessed learning outcomes are judged to be equally acceptable within the structure of the University. Where Certificate III and IV studies have been completed as part of a Diploma program, credit will be granted on the basis of partial completion of Diploma studies" Quoted from the Griffith University - their Credit for Prior Learning Policy"


Aged care is one of Australia's fastest-growing industries with an increasing demand for passionate and qualified employees.


The Certificate IV in Ageing Support is also a stepping stone towards a fulfilling career in nursing.

Course Information

  • Class runs every Thursday and Friday 9am to 3pm and online

  • The duration of the course is approximately 7 to 12 months

  • Gain hands-on practical experience through 120 hours of Vocational Placement (work experience)

  • User-friendly online resources that can be accessed at all times, and for 10 years after completion

  • You will receive a free Training Tailor Made t-shirt to wear during placement

This qualification addresses work primarily in residential facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organisation guidelines and service plans.

Are you eligible for government funding?

The funded programs are open to any Queensland resident aged 15 years or over who is:

  • No longer at school (with the exception of VET in Schools students)

  • Is an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident (including humanitarian entrants), or a temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency.

Certificate IV for $380:

  • You must not be currently enrolled in or have completed a certificate IV or higher level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school or foundations skills training.

If you wish to enrol please click on the 'Enrolment Form' button to download and print the form, which must be signed by a JP. We will also require two forms of identification. 


Please call for full course cost or alternate funding options.