The Certificate IV in Aging Support provides participants with the skills and knowledge become a 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 so may be required to demonstrate leadership and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.

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

The course is recommended for people with a caring and patient nature who are seeking a rewarding career in caring for the elderly. We recommend the course to people who want to make a difference in aged care.


Two terms (6 months) including face to face, online activities and 120 hours work placement. Students who have previously completed CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support will be exempt from work placement.

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Occupational titles may include:
  • Aged Care Activity Worker
  • Care Service Team Leader
  • Care Supervior
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Respite Care Worker
Total number of units = 18
Core Unit – 15 units
  • CHCADV001  Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCAGE003  Corrdinate services for older peple
  • CHCAGE004  Implement intervention with oder people at risk
  • CHCAGE005  Participate support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCS006  Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
  • CHCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCDIV001    Work with diverse people
  • CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCPAL001 Deliver careservices 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
Elective units – 3 units 
  • HLTOHC003 Apply and manage use of basic oral health products
  • HLTOHC004 Provide or assist with oral hygiene
  • HLTOHC005 Use basic oral health screening tools
Students may be issued with CRL for some units if they have completed previous study from the Community Services Training package.  Contact our team for further information on options and pricing.
Government Subsidised Funding
This qualification is eligible for government funding under the Jobs and Skills WA Program.  A range of training options and courses are available and subsidised under Jobs and Skills WA. Priority training areas include apprenticeships, eligible traineeships, and priority industry qualifications. Many other important industry qualifications are also subsidised under Jobs and Skills WA, including pre-apprenticeships, general industry training courses, and foundation and equity courses. The Student tuition fees below are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees. For further information visit
Non Concession
Tuition Fee: $1,247.40
Resource Fee: $385
Total Fees: $1,632.40


Tuition Fee: $369.50
Recourse Fee: $385
Total Fees: $754.50


Resource Fee and Additional Items (all students)
Resource fees are charges for materials that are considered essential to a course or unit of study and which do not form part of the course fee. The resource fee covers materials purchased by DNA Kingston Training to be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as materials, workbooks and course specific uniforms.
Additional Items are items that are required to complete the course of study, but are retained by the student. This can include protective clothing, textbooks, and tools. Details of the additional items required for each course can be obtained from the College.
Local students – Fee for Service rate
Tuition Fees:  $3,311
Recourse Fee: $385
Total Fees: $3,696
For International Student Fee’s, please refer to the International tab on this page

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There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however it is recommended that students have a minimum school level of Year 10.
For International student entry requirements, please refer to the ‘International Students’ tab.
Monthly intakes throughout the year.  Enrolments available – please contact our team for commencement dates and course details.

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CRICOS Course Code 094070G
English requirements
International students are required to have an IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent.
DNA Kingston Training assist students with packaging English training if required.
Course Fee
Tuition Fee $7,535.00
Resource Fee and Additional Items
Total Course Fee $385
Course Duration
6 Months.  This course can be packaged with:
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support a 1 year package duration with a qualification of Aged Care Worker or Care Services Team Leader.
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support and BSB51918 Leadership and Management for a 2 year package duration with a qualification outcome of a Residential Care Officer,
 Please contact our team for further information on all courses international students.

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