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Certificate IV in Ageing Support 
(For International Students)

CRICOS Course Code



Community Services

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Mode of study

This course is delivered as blended learning ,  It consists of class room based face-to-face training, Online classes for  theory classes and work placement of 120 hours in either simulated or real work environment. 


Delivery location

Classroom based Face to Face delivery Location (On campus): 131 Johnston Street Fitzroy, Vic, 3065


Practical training location 

Prior to placing students into an aged care facility, VIA will enter into a formal agreement with the establishment accepting VIA’s students for work placement. The formal agreement will specify the number of shifts the student is required to complete, the types of shifts available, guidelines for employer, student and VIA to meet the course requirements. 



*Tuition fee: $9,000
Material fee: $250
Application fee: $200


National Code: CHC43015


CRICOS Course Code: CHC43015


Course Duration: 67 Weeks


Core Units: 15


Elective Units: 3


Level: Certificate IV

Qualification 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. 

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