CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning)

Course Description

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

Candidates must have 2 years or more working experience in the ageing support industry and must also be able to:

Candidates self-assess their English language skills. If evidence of insufficient literacy/numeracy ability to undertake RPL is evident throughout the enrolment or commencement process, the Institute can request the candidate to undertake an LLN diagnostic test and/or refer the candidate to a specialist LLN support agency.

Course Delivery

This qualification is designed to be completed through a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) pathway. The qualification is allocated six (6) months maximum for RPL completion. Intakes are rolling.

Mode of Delivery

RPL is presented through the following modes of delivery:

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is “the acknowledgement of the skills and knowledge” that you have already gained through previous work, studies, and life experiences that relate to this qualification.

for only
$102 per week

Interest-free with a $250
deposit including all materials.

*Weekly payments are $102 per
week for 25 weeks after a $250
deposit. Total cost: $2,800.
Direct debit or dishonour
fees may apply.

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Credit Transfer

If you have completed any units from the qualification previously you will be eligible for credit on provision of a verified Qualification/Record of Results and/or Statement of Attainment.


There are 18 units (15 core, 3 elective)
required for this qualification:

Unit CodeTitleCore / Elective
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresE
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client careC
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical complianceC
CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clientsC
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleC
CHCAGE003Coordinate services for older peopleC
CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and deliveryC
CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationshipsE
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleC
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systemsC
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needsC
CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeingC
CHCAGE004Implement interventions with older people at riskC
CHCAGE002Implement falls prevention strategiesE
CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnershipsC
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and familiesC
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementiaC
CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approachC

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