Aged care certificate courses - Linx Institute

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

 Aged Care Certificate IV Course Information

Studying a Certificate IV in Ageing Support can help you develop a rewarding career as a Care Supervisor, Community Care Worker or Support Worker or seek a pathway to a higher qualification. Study online from anywhere in Australia or at our Parramatta Campus.

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Course Code
Study Modes
  • Parramatta campus
  • Online
Payment Options
  • Fee for service
  • Interest free payment plan
  • State subsidised training*
    (* eligibility requirements apply)
Entry Requirements

Linx Institute has the following entry requirements:

Students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be currently working as an individual support worker
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine their needs and assess suitability
  • Have sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills, for example, to read materials relevant to the course, participate in discussions and observations and apply numerical concepts such as in relation to time management. This will be tested through a LLN assessment as part of the course entry process. Students will need to achieve ACSF level 3 for reading, writing, numeracy and oral communication to enter the course

International Students Entry Requirements

Structure – Units
  • Total number of units = 18
  • 15 Core Units
  • 3 Elective Units
Course Duration

Domestic students – 12 months
International students – 12 months

Work Placement
120 hrs
Career Pathways

Care Supervisor
Care Team Leader
Assistant Hostel Supervisor
Support Worker
Program Coordinator within an Aged Care Setting

Course content

The following 18 units plus 120 hours of work placement must be satisfactorily completed in order to gain the qualification.

Core Units:
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
Elective Units:
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
HLTAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategy
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships


Additional course information

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Study Mode

Mandatory – via Phone, On Campus or via video-conferencing apps

Payment Options
Flexible payment options
Instalment plans available

Minimum of 15 hours per week



Resources Required
Internet Connection
Computer or tablet
Email Address

All online learning tools and materials are supplied by Linx Institute

Study Structure
Domestic students:
Online learning including webinars
Live webinars
Online assessment
Work placement
Additional study

International students:
Classroom-based learning
Classroom assessment
Work placement
Additional study

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