Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Advanced Career Training

This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery. Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

Course Fee:

Australian: $2,475

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


18 units: 15 core; 3 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Facilitate the interests and rights of clients; Follow safe work practices for direct client care; Implement interventions with older people at risk; Support independence and well being; Support relationships with carers and families; plus more. Electives: Provide food services; Maintain a high standard of service; Implement falls prevention strategies; Plan health promotion and community intervention; Facilitate independent travel; Recognise and respond to crisis situations; plus more.

Further information:

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work.

Related Careers:

Aged Care Worker, Community Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Colac No info No Full time 0.5 year
Geelong No info No Full time 0.5 year
Horsham No info No Full time 0.5 year
Norlane No info No Full time 0.5 year
Ballarat No info No Full time 0.5 year
Camperdown No info No Full time 0.5 year
Maryborough No info No Full time 0.5 year
Warrnambool No info No Full time 0.5 year
Established in 1993, Advanced Career Training, a division of St Laurence Community Services Inc, is a not-for-profit Registered Training Organisation. Advanced Career Training aims to help employers, employees, students and job seekers to develop the skills they need to move forward within their chosen career.

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