Certificate IV in Ageing Support

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.


  Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification however it is recommended that individuals should:

Be 18 years or older

Have completed Year 12 or its equivalent with suitable English language skills. International Students are also required to have an English ability at the IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

A working with children check and National Police check is required for work placement and for gaining employment. This should be done during orientation so that approval is provided prior to the first industry placement

  Pathways to Further Study

Education pathways exist depending on the college/university, courses include:

Diploma of Nursing

Diploma of Community Services

Bachelor of Nursing

  Job Roles

Job roles and titles may vary across the community services sector including:

  • Aged care activity worker
  • Care service team leader
  • Care supervisor
  • Disability officer
  • Disability support worker
  • Accommodation support worker
  Working Hours

  • Monday9am - 6pm
  • Tuesday9am - 6pm
  • Wednesday9am - 6pm
  • Thursday9am - 6pm
  • Friday9am - 6pm
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed
  Contact Info

  • Suite 2, Level 14, 309 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000
  • +61 414 390 808
  • contact@agapestudent.com.au