Certificate IV in Ageing Support


Aged Care training

This qualification is designed for carers in the Aged Care industry that would like to advance their career. When you enrol with h&h you will be trained by industry professionals that have years of experience working in Aged Care, and will share their extensive knowledge with each student.

You will learn how to read and implement change with individual care plans, whilst providing professional support and quality care. Your role enriches the lives of older Australians. Within your role you get to experience the personal satisfaction of knowing that you are doing a job that genuinely makes a difference.

Learn all aspects of care during your course and put into practice during your onsite work placement at one of our partnering aged care facilities.

This certificate can lead to roles in:

  • Aged Care Supervisor
  • Team Leader
  • Aged Care worker
  • Home care planner
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Direct care worker

h&h offer these courses through classroom, distance (home-based with access to one-on-one trainer support at the college), traineeship (work-based training) and Online (digital learning). You have up to 12 months to complete this course (traineeship timeframes vary, see our staff).

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Our Certificate IV in Ageing Support is composed of fifteen (15) core units and three (3) elective units. The units will provide you with theoretical and practical components to successfully complete your qualification. The elective units have been chosen through industry consultation and the needs of the associated job roles.

Read our student testimonials to see why h&h is the preferred college to study with.

Industry fact -241,200 Aged Care workers needed by 2022 (ref: joboutlook.gov.au)

Work placement

h&h arranges the work placements for students currently studying Aged Care courses at Certificate III or IV level. We have long standing relationships with many aged care facilities in Sydney which makes our students job ready and in high demand for employment.  These facilities are in areas close to public transport and have access to onsite parking.

Placements are generally full-time (120 hours in total) and are completed on weekdays, which not only allows students an opportunity to develop their learnt skills but an experience that could lead to gaining employment.

National Police Check

Aged care is an occupation that has the responsibility of caring for and supporting the health and wellbeing of our elderly. Caring for such people is a full-time and sensitive job. People employed in such positions of caring for the elderly are required to have a current Police check.

The Australian Government by enabling the Police Check requirements ensures that the health, safety, and rights of the vulnerable persons in the community are not infringed upon. Police Checks aim to strengthen the meticulous employment process for the vulnerable in Australia.

h&h trainers and staff will assist you in completing and obtaining your police check.

List of core and electives:

Core units

HLTWHS002        Follow safe work practices for direct client care

HLTAAP001         Recognise healthy body systems

CHCDIV001         Work with diverse people

CHCCCS025         Support relationships with carers and families

CHCPAL001         Deliver care services using a palliative approach

CHCADV001        Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

CHCAGE001        Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE005        Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCCCS011         Meet personal support needs

CHCCCS023         Support independence and wellbeing

CHCCCS006         Facilitate individual service planning and delivery

CHCLEG003         Manage legal and ethical compliance

CHCAGE003        Coordinate services for older people

CHCAGE004        Implement interventions with older people at risk

CHCPRP001         Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

Elective units

CHCCCS010         Maintain a high standard of service

CHCCCS017         Provide loss and grief support

CHCMHS001       Work with people with mental health issues

** Please discuss with Front Reception if you are interested in completing the medication unit.

Complimentary Workshops

Palliative Care or Manual Handling

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“With very professional, friendly staff, I would recommend this college to anyone needing an aged care course. Thanks for providing the important material that I needed to complete the course.”

Sandra Elliot

Former student, Certificate IV in Ageing Support, CHC43015