Our Most Popular PCA Course – Be a High Performing PCA!
(formally known as Certificate IV in Aged Care)

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Classroom Theory

Set days per week
9am – 3.30pm
(In Person & Online Classes)

On-the-job Placement

120 hours
7am – 3pm
120 hours (typically 3 week period)

Post Placement Review

Set per week
7am – 3pm


The above reflects one example of the training delivery and assessment models that our training partners can provide
for you to get the most out of your training.

More About the Aged Care Course | Is this Course for You?

Our Certificate IV in Ageing Support course is suitable for those seeking to work in, working in, or who have studied in the Aged Care sector; as well as people with care or community service experience looking to advance their skills. This qualification addresses work primarily in residential facilities, or homes within defined organisation guidelines and service plans.

During the course you will learn to carry out activities related to maintaining an individual’s well being through personal care and other activities of good living. You will also learn to provide services to individuals with complex needs, and work with groups of older people.

*Eligible students can also access Government funding to subsidise their course costs! Read more about funding here and speak to our team on 1300 10 2273 for a free and no-obligation assessment of your eligibility.

Key Features in this Course

  • Theory and essential knowledge component can be delivered via classroom workshops and/or online interaction.
  • The practical skills will be developed via on the job via the placement in an Aged Care facility, under supervision, over a specified period of time. Alternatively, we recognise the active participation and/or employment of individuals currently working within the industry.
  • Assessment of practical skills will be assessed on the job.

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You must hold a Current clear Police Check, please see a selection of providers below:

InterCare/NCC Police check Service;
InterCare/NCC issued Police Check.
Cost: $49.50

Victorian Police Check Service;
Victorian Police Check.
Full Cost: $43.70
Volunteer Cost: $16.40

Queensland Police Check Service;
Queensland Police Check.
Cost: $52.75

Current clear Police Check required.
VIC students click here for more info.

Delivery & Assessment Models
  • At InterCare Training we want to ensure that you have a fun and enjoyable learning experience, it is because of this that we offer a range of flexible training delivery and assessment models to meet each individuals needs.
  • Please call us today on 1300 10 CARE (2273) to discuss delivery models with our customer service consultants
Course Units
  • CHCADV001 Facilitate the interest and right of clients
  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies
  • 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 well being
  • 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
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships
  • CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
  • CHCPRP001 Develop and Maintain Networks and Collaborative Partnerships
  • Click here to see full packaging requirements for CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
VIC- Info Session Times

We have weekly information sessions across Melbourne.
Please call 1300 10 2273 to book your place.

QLD- Info Session Times

We have weekly information sessions across our South East Queensland locations.

Please call 1300 10 2273 to book your place.

S.A- Info Session Times

We have weekly information sessions across our Adelaide locations.

Please call 1300 10 2273 to book your place.

Evening Course Details

2 Nights per week; 6pm – 9.30pm (theory)
PLUS 120 hours of work placement.
Please call 1300 10 CARE (2273) for more information!

Work Placement
  • Mandatory 120 hours of work placement to be completed

Want to find out more about Work Placement?

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Victorian Courses

We have weekly course intakes across Melbourne.
Please call 1300 10 2273 for more info.

Queensland Courses

We have weekly course intakes across our South East Queensland locations.

Please call 1300 10 2273 for more info.

South Australia Courses

We have weekly course intakes across our Adelaide locations.

Please call 1300 10 2273 for more info.

New South Wales
Please click here to view courses we offer under the Smart and Skilled program
Please call 1300 10 2273 to book your place.
Flexible Delivery options are available including
Online/Virtual or In Person Classes!
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Employment Opportunities

Those with this qualification may be promoted to supervise and/or coordinate a limited number of other workers.

Job position titles could include; Care Team Leader, Care Supervisor, High Performing PCA (Personal Care Assistant) or Program Coordinator.

Employment opportunities could also include training and support to promote independence and community participation, which may be provided as part of activities and programs in a variety of settings, including residential and centre-based programs.

On-the-job Ageing Support Training | Work Placement

Unlike some other training organisations, we arrange your placement for you! We are partnered with more than 200 excellent National and Local facilities to ensure that we can provide the best and most convenient learning experiences for our students.

Ready to start your CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support Course?

Progress your career with a Certificate IV qualification! Give yourself the skills to work in more advanced care roles and the ability to manage complex care needs. A Certificate IV level qualification will also give you an understanding of leadership in the workplace, which will prepare you for supervisory or team leader roles.

  • Day/Evening Courses Available

  • Face to Face &/or Online Delivery Available

  • Payment Plans Available

  • Access funding to study*

  • Career progression support provided

  • National locations across Australia!

  • Great pathway into further Nursing education

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Kym – Certificate III in Aged Care

“I found the course to be very interesting and enjoyable, I am positive that I now have the theory information and knowledge to help me be successful in Aged Care. [The trainers] experience and stories made the course fun and encouraged interaction amongst all of us. I would recommend [this course] to anyone who is interested in caring for the elderly.”

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