Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015)

Do you have what it takes to live the life of an aged care professional? Are you a naturally caring, selfless, empathetic person? If you’ve heard your calling to be a person who makes a real difference to the lives of elderly people in your community, then you need to call Sage now to enquire about our Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015).

Helping you to help others…

The Sage Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015) is an exceptional qualification. It has been created by aged care experts in consultation with the industry, for the industry. Sage is the first Victorian training organisation to offer this certificate on campus, full-time in 2016.

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015) is the signature qualification of the Sage Aged Care Worker Program. It is the most up to date, nationally recognised Certificate IV in the industry. This full or part-time classroom-based course provides you with all the skills, practical experience and confidence you need to make an immediate start to a successful new career in aged care.

The trainers at Sage are experienced in and knowledgeable about the aged care industry and they care about you and your learning. Supporting the elderly with dignity, compassion and professionalism is what these trainers are all about, and it is their mission to support you to do just that. They understand exactly what it takes to be a successful aged care worker and are always keen to ensure you are fully equipped for the challenges, joys and rewards that this generous and caring profession has for you.

Our expert trainers will guide you through the essential theoretical and practical aspects of caring and supporting the elderly such as:

  • Caring for the interests, rights and empowerment of clients,
  • Falls prevention and interventions for older people at risk,
  • Service planning and delivery,
  • Working with diverse groups,
  • Elderly care health and hygiene, and
  • Safe work practices.

At Sage, we don’t believe in online training for aged care. To support your learning and help you to help others, you are provided with best practice and expert tuition from our trainers face-to-face in the classroom. Our learning environment is helpful, practical and nurturing and ensures that you are comfortable and supported to become the best and most caring aged care worker you can be!

Additional qualifications

The Sage Aged Care Worker Program includes additional qualifications in First Aid (HLTAID003), and Leisure & Lifestyle Programming (CHCSS00080 Induction to Leisure and Health Skill Set).

The Leisure & Lifestyle Programming course was developed at the request of the industry – and is unique to Sage. This qualification makes you a better aged care professional with the practical skills to deliver health and leisure programs to your clients to improve their quality of life, whether it is in a residential, home or community based environment.

Study options and practical work placement

Sage’s Aged Care Worker Program will ensure that your learning is supported and at a pace that suits you.  We have a range of delivery modes such as the classroom, simulated workplace and the real world of aged care. Delivered over a 10-month period with no breaks or semesters, you can qualify, get out there and start making a difference in people’s lives sooner!

One of the best parts about learning with Sage is the mandatory practical work placement. This invaluable hands-on experience in real aged care facilities consists of a minimum of 120 hours of supervised work placement – giving you the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to move directly into your new career.

For more information on the Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015) and the Aged Care Worker Program, please download the Course Information Flyer – 2017.

Career support and advice

In addition to our top quality teaching, our expert Career Agents are there to help you get the most out of your course and provide support and advice to assist you to achieve your career goals. With an ever-expanding Career Network and industry partnerships, the Career Agents are invaluable to you as you transition from aged care student to professional aged care worker.

Study and payment options

Flexibility is key with the Sage Certificate IV! With no pre-requisite qualifications, you can get a quick start on your new professional aged care worker career by commencing in one of our regular student intakes throughout the year. Study options are flexible too as you can choose from full-time during the day, part-time in the evening, or even weekend classes to suit your needs.

In addition, you may be eligible for State or Federal Government Funding, which could save you thousands! Find out more by going to our Course Fees and Enrolment Options or by calling one of our helpful Career Advisors on 1300 993 993.


Learn at a campus near you – the Sage Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015) is available at Sage campuses in metropolitan and regional Victoria including Melbourne CBD, (right beside Southern Cross Station), Elsternwick, Oakleigh and Geelong.

Why wait to start making a difference to the lives of elderly people? Call one of our Career Advisors today on 1300 993 993!

Sage Institute of Aged Care – it’s more than a job, it’s a rewarding career.

Get started with your new career in Aged Care

Call now on 1300 993 993