CHC40108 Certificate IV in Aged Care

Your career in Aged Care

More than one million people receive aged care services, with over half a million people receiving support at home. Because the care needs of older Australians vary, aged care options must be flexible. The Australian aged care system provides a range of care options including community aged care and residential aged care. The system employs around 350,000 aged care staff across approximately 2,100 aged care providers. With an increasingly ageing population, these numbers are only going to increase over the coming years.
This course is suitable for people who currently hold the Certificate III in Aged Care and work in the Aged Care industry. It addresses work primarily in residential facilities within defined organisation guidelines and service plans.

  • Duration
    Accelerated: 26 weeks
    Standard: 52 weeks
  • Study Mode
    This course is delivered online with work placement.
  • Work Placement
  • Next Start Dates

The following units of competency are included in this course:

CHCAC412B Provide services to older people with complex needs
CHCAC416A Facilitate support responsive to the specific nature of dementia
CHCAC417A Implement interventions with older people at risk of falls
CHCAD401D Advocate for clients
CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
CHCICS401B Facilitate support for personal care needs
CHCICS402B Facilitate individualised plans
CHCINF403E Coordinate information systems
CHCNET404B Facilitate links with other services
CHCORG406C Supervise work
HLTWHS300A Contribute to OHS processes
CHCCS426B Provide support and care relating to loss and grief
CHCICS407B Support positive lifestyle
BSBMGT401A Show leadership in the workplace
BSBWOR403A Manage stress in the workplace

This course is delivered in partnership with D P Training (Provider number 31888)

Work experience must be satisfactorily completed in order to successfully complete this qualification. Students will be required to source suitable work experience for this qualification.

To gain entry into CHC40108 Certificate IV in Aged Care a candidate must be recognised as competent, through a recognised training program or recognition process, against the following core units from CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care (or equivalent):

CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people
CHCAC319A Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCS411B Work effectively in the community sector
CHCICS303A Support individual health and emotional well being
CHCPA301B Deliver care services using a palliative approach
HLTAP301B Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context

The fees for this course are split into two semesters.
Semester one fee is $1,396.50
Semester two fee is $598.50

Job Active, Disability Employment Services and any other employment related services providers can pay per semester. Public enrolments pay both semester fees upon enrolment.

To enrol in this course please contact us on 1800 709 035.

People who hold this qualification find employment in the following job roles:

  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Hostel Supervisor
  • Assistant Hostel Supervisor
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Care Supervisor
  • Program Coordinator – Social Programs
  • Care Team Leader
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Day Activity Worker
  • Support Worker

Once you hold this qualification, you may be eligible for entry into the following courses:

  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

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Industry Insight

141,000 Australians were employed as Aged Care workers in 2014.



“The staff were always more than willing to assist in questions and progress of the course. I also was very happy that I received phone calls about the course and asking me if I needed any help.”

Daniel Beaumont

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