CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support

BIAE Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course, students must:
  1. have completed Year 10 or equivalent;
  2. have work experience or is an existing worker in the CHC sector;
  3. be 16 years old and over;
  4. Have language, literacy and numeracy skills appropriate to the role. ( We May ask you to do a test) 
  5. have basic computing skills;
  6. be reasonably fit and able to support and assist clients with their physical requirements;
  7. provide a National Police Check
  8. provide a Vaccination Card (only if required by the workplace);
  9. be able to attend work placement;
  10. have access to a computer with an internet connection, and
  11. provide their USI.

Vocational Placement

Students are required to complete Vocational Placement as part of this course to help you develop your skills and knowledge in caring for elderly individuals.
To gain your qualification, you will need to initiate contact with a registered and approved aged care facility and undertake a minimum of 120 placement hours. This allows you to gain practical industry and workplace experience where you will be taught how to apply the lessons you learned during your training.
Vocational Placement Of 120 hours is required to compete this program. You will need access to a workplace that can provide access to the following:
Workplace is an approved Ageing Support Facility which must include:
• Use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources, including organisation policy, protocols and procedures relevant to carers and families
• Organisation guidelines
• Relevant organisational policies and procedures
• At least one (1) older person in the workplace
• At Least two (2) people living with dementia
• At least two (2) people with disability
Please note: prior to placement you will need to complete a Criminal History Check (yellow card) and apply for a Blue Card (working with children check). 
If your police check identifies that you have a criminal history, you may be disqualified from being eligible to undertake placement and assessment, which would affect your course outcomes. If you think this might impact you, please speak to the CEO prior to enrollment. 
You will be responsible for any costs associated with meeting these placement requirements, which may include an additional cost of approximately $45 for a Criminal History Check.

What Sort Of Employment Roles Could My Course Lead To?


  • Residential Aged Care Workers
  • Support Workers
  • Community Support Officers
  • Disability Support Worker.
  • Community Access Worker
  • Case Worker
  • In Home Care and Support Worker

Candidates will receive support from an allocated trainer throughout their training. Candidates will provided with direct contact details for their trainer.

How Long Will The Course Take?

This is a self-paced program so the time to complete depends on the rate of submission.  It is anticipated the process will take up to a year and is mostly dependent on you completing the assessment so  that your assessor can review it. We will move at your pace and support you to set achievable goals.

Who Are My Trainers?

Our team of industry professionals is led by David Bradford, a former QUT Lecturer, Director of Operational Training in the Department of Communities.

Ashley Gibson Registered Nurse and Former Principal Human Resources Officer Department of Communities

BIAE admin will be responsible for scheduling and negotiating training dates and delivery suitable to your workplace and/or personal situation.

What You Need To Know

Bradford Institute of Advanced Education is a specialist training provider with training team of experienced community service professionals. Through this team of industry professionals you have the opportunity to achieve a nationally accredited qualification — CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support. Successful candidates will need to complete 18 units of competency comprising 15 mandatory core and 3 elective units. Elective units have been chosen to meet industry requirements.


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
CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies
CHCCOM002 Use Communication Skills to Build Relationships
CHCINM001 Meet statutory and organisation information requirements

How Does It Work?

Training Contact Details

We strive to always provide you with the best training possible. Because of this, Bradford Institute of Advanced Education has partnered with DaV’ange Consulting to provide you with training and assessment services for this course. David Bradford of DaV’ange Consulting has significant experience in Corrections and has the skills and knowledge required to provide you with and enriched learning experience.

Should you have any questions, require any learning or other support services or an emergency arises, please contact the Bradford Institute of Advanced Education Executive Training Officer on 1300 008 775 or [email protected].  Further relevant information is included in your Learner Handbook.

Please read the learner handbook and return the signed declaration page to your trainer who will ensure it is kept on your learner file.

Open communication is essential in assisting you in resolving any issues that arise, no matter how minor they may seem. Bradford Institute of Advanced Education is able to respond to any training related questions or concerns you may have as you progress through the program.

Skills Recognition

Skills recognition benefits students by recognising skills and knowledge gained from previous studies, informal training or experiences gained at work and in everyday life. This could mean a reduction in the amount of training required.  If you feel you may be eligible to apply for skills recognition please request further information from our administration team.


Assessment is undertaken throughout the training program. Assessment is competency based and may require the completion of written questions, projects, a portfolio of evidence and workplace observation. Detailed information will be provided to you about your assessment during induction and in workshop sessions.

Training Days

Unless otherwise specified, all training days will begin at 9am and finish at 5pm. The training will provide you a schedule.

Each training day provides critical knowledge and activities which form the basis of knowledge and information you will need to complete relevant assessments during the program. These assessments are essential in completing the course. Attendance at scheduled training days is critical for your learning journey.


1300 UPSKILL or email to [email protected] 1300 008 775 or refer to www.BAIE.com.au
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There are a limited number of places. Eligibility criteria applies.

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