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  • Learning MethodOnline + Work Placement
  • IntakesNow Open
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationMax 18 Months
    120 HR WP

Course Overview

This online course is a Nationally Recognised Qualification in Aged Care

Passionate about aged care? The Certificate IV in Ageing Support by Open Colleges is the perfect course for you. This course will train you up to work in aged care.

You will learn to care at a client’s residence or at a care setting. Following care plans and organisational strategies are some of the topics covered in this course.

Subjects in this ageing support course include: Facilitate the empowerment of older people, Confirm physical health status, Provide loss and grief support and much more.

Please Note: There is a 120 hour work placement requirement for this course.

At the completion of this course, you will be provided a Certificate IV in Ageing Support by Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd (Provider number: 90197).

Enquire now to improve you skills and training in aged care!

Job Outcomes

  • Aged Care Worker/ Carer
  • Carer
  • Care Advisor
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Personal Care Worker

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

No mandated education requirements.

  • Over 18 years of age
  • Ability to read, write and communicate via e-mail
  • Basic computing


Work Placement: 120 hours

HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems
CHCAGE001 – Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCCCS011 – Meet personal support needs
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
CHCCCS023 – Support independence and wellbeing
HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCAGE005 – Provide support to people living with dementia
HLTHPS006 – Assist clients with medication*
CHCCCS009 – Facilitate responsible behaviour
CHCAGE004 – Implement interventions with older people at risk
CHCLEG003 – Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCCCS006 – Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCCCS025 – Support relationships with carers and families
HLTAAP002 – Confirm physical health status
HLTHPS007 – Administer and monitor medications
CHCCCS017 – Provide loss and grief support
CHCPAL001 – Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCAGE003 – Coordinate services for older people
CHCADV001 – Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCPRP001 – Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships


Enquire now to find out more.

Fees for this course depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Open Colleges.

Always remember to enquire about any:

  • Government funding
  • Discounts
  • Payment Plans

which may be available.

About the Institution

Open Colleges (RTO 90796) is an Australian education market leader with over 100 years of experience. Now an online learning market leader, Open Colleges has the tools and techniques to suit each individual.