Make a positive difference in the lives of others.
The Certificate IV in Ageing Support is suitable for aged care workers who are responsible for the personal, physical and emotional support of older people in assisted living arrangements. Participants who undertake this course will undertake specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments.
Participants will learn how to develop, facilitate and review individualised service planning and delivery, demonstrating leadership and independence.
As part of this qualification, participants will undertake 120 hours of supervised work placement where they will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned throughout the course. A federal police clearance is required prior to placement.
This course is available at other campus locations upon request.
This course requires a mandatory work placement with an employer or participation in a 'live works' training area of the college. Prior to work placement with an employer or participating in a live works training area, you will need to be fully vaccinated, or you may not be able to successfully complete the course. For more information, visit our COVID-19 page.
- Aged care worker | Personal care worker | Support worker in aged services; either in residential home or community based environments
- Support worker in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments.
Delivery locations and study options
Available all year
|When||Available all year|
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Our estimated fees are based on:
- Full time study in 2022
- A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
- The government rate for Australian Citizens over the age of 18, permanent visa holders, visa sub-class 309, 444, 820 or a 457 dependent visa
These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.