Course Outcome

Graduates will obtain the skills and knowledge to support either their employment entry into a relevant aged care industry role or to develop their current workplace skills and knowledge for existing employment. 

Career Opportunities

Graduates from the course will be qualified to work as a:

  • Assistant in Nursing

  • Team leader in aged care, home care and disability care facilities

Pathways to Further Studies

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support provides pathways to the following qualifications with the possibility of receiving credits.

  • CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services 

  • HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

  • Bachelor of Nursing

Course Entrance Requirements

Academic requirement

There are no academic entry requirements for this qualification in the Community Services Training Package.


English Language requirements

International students are required to produce one item of evidence of English proficiency according to the following:

  • IELTS English language proficiency at a minimum level of 5.5 (Academic) or Upper Intermediate level of English completed in Australia

  • Completion of 1-year full time study in Australia

  • Successful completion of Language literacy and numeracy (LLN) test.


As a general rule, all domestic students must pass Language literacy and numeracy (LLN) test before being offered enrolment.


Age restrictions

Applicants must be 18 years of age or above.

Course Duration & Delivery

Duration: 18 months (78 weeks), with the option for early completion available under the condition that all assessment material is completed.

  • The 78-week period including six (6) study terms that this course is run over consists:

    • 60 teaching weeks including:

      • 1-day classroom training per week

      • 1-day work placement per week

      • 4-hours online learning per week

    • 18 weeks breaks

  • Students with CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support qualification will get advanced standing and are able to complete the course within 12 months.


Find out Term dates


Classroom training will be delivered at Charter Australia's North Sydney campus at: Level 3, 53 Walker Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060 Australia.


Work Placement

For this qualification students must have completed at least 120 hours of work placement.
Charter Australia organise weekly work placement for our enrolled students in an accredited residential facility and a Charter Australia’s trainer is present at all times to work with the students while on work placement. Work placement is an integrated model of classroom training and work placement each week.   


Before undertaking any work placements in a care facility, students are required, at their own costs to undertake:

  • National Police Check

  • Working with Children Check

  • Health screening & any necessary vaccinations

To attend work placement students are also required to wear Charter Australia’s uniform (included in the materials fees) and also have appropriate black pants and black rubber sole footwear.

Competency Units


  1. CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

  2. CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

  3. CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people 

  4. CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk 

  5. CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia  

  6. CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery

  7. CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

  8. CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing 

  9. CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families 

  10. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

  11. CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance 

  12. CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach 

  13. CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships 

  14. HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems 

  15. HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care 

16.    HLTAID003 Provide first aid  
17.    CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies    
18.    HLTHPS007 Administer and monitor medication.

Intake Dates

Charter Australia uses rolling enrolment, and students can commence the course on any Friday at our North Sydney Campus. 

Course Fees

Go to Student Fees.  

NSW Government Smart & Skilled funding may be available to eligible domestic students. Please go to Smart & Skilled webpage for more information. 

Ready to Apply?

Simply complete the online enrolment form. We will get back to you promptly to advise the outcome of your application or if we require more information from you. 


Your enrolment should take around 10 to 15 minutes to complete. 

Information you'll need:

  • Personal details

  • Contact information such as residential and postal address

  • Email address (mandatory to complete this process online)

  • Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you have not yet registered for a USI, click here to create one. If you have a USI but don’t remember your USI details, click here to find your USI.

  • You will also need to email the copy of Citizenship or residency (including a Visa Sub Class if you have one) to 

  • NSW Government Smart & Skilled funding may be available to eligible domestic students. For detailed information and to apply, please go to Smart & Skilled

Student Declaration

By submitting the online enrolment  form, I declare that I have read and agree to the terms and conditions listed below. I also declare the information provided by me in this application is true and correct.