Certificate IV in Ageing Support | Aged Care Course - ICV
International College of Victoria


This qualification 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.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.


$0 Tuition Fees*
For Eligible Students in VIC
Blended Learning Online and Face to Face!



Whilst there are no entry requirements stipulated in the training package (CHC), ICV requires its participants to meet the following criteria:

  • Australian Year 11 or equivalent OR
  • Mature age (at least 20 years of age)
  • Meet the Language Literacy and Numeracy requirements; ICV conducts LLN entry test and a pre-training review at the time of enrolment

Format and Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 18

  • 15 core units
  • 3 elective units
  • at least 2 must be selected from the electives listed below
  • 1 unit may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses – these units must be relevant to the work outcome.

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.​

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

CHCDIS007 – Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health or community services

HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid

Also, students MUST obtain a Police Check before commencing the workplacement.


Prospective students can apply for recognition of their existing skills and knowledge that is relevant to the units of competence within the program. These skills and knowledge may have been obtained through workplace training or experience and may reduce the number of units required to be completed during the qualification. Students are recommended to notify ICV of their interest or intention to apply for RPL prior to their enrollment.
For more info please contact ICV Team

Employment Pathways

The following employment pathways are available to the students who complete Certificate IV in Ageing Support successfully:

  • Personal Care Worker
  • Aged Care Activity Worker
  • Care Service Team Leader
  • Care Supervisor (Aged Care)

Exit Points

  • At any point prior to the completion of the program, a participant may request a Statement of Attainment for an individual unit or units where he/she has been assessed competent

At the successful completion of the program – a qualification of CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support will be issued.

SKILLS FIRST FUNDING For Eligible Students
0* Tuition Fee

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. ( You Must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Residents residing in Victoria )