Start a Career in Aged Care - Full Support, Flexible Study - Career Keys

Take the first step

to a rewarding career that you love

Get a Qualification in Ageing Support

and experience the rewards of working in aged care.

Know that you’re making a real difference

Get paid to do what you love

Study at your own pace

Flexible work options

Why Study with us

Whether you’re returning to work, or looking to change to a more rewarding long-term career, we’re here to support you through your entire learning journey.

Our students are our priority.
And as a not-for-profit, that means our focus is on enhancing your experience and supporting your goals, not making a profit.

We help you build your confidence and are here for you for the whole journey.

Do you know that jobs for qualified support workers are on the rise?

During your course, we may interview you for volunteer opportunities that lead directly into employment when you graduate.

Make your career count

and enhance the lives of the elderly.

Working in aged care can be very fulfilling. You can make a real difference in the lives and experiences of the elderly with the support and care that you provide. Achieve a career that fulfils your passion, allows you to help others, and make genuine connections.

With a range of career opportunities, including working as an aged care worker, assistant in nursing or personal care assistant, you can find the job that suits you.

Study with a provider that gives back to the Queensland community. As part of Wesley Mission Queensland a leading not-for-profit care provider we have been supporting the community for over 100 years. Here at Career Keys we focus on community training in aged care, community services and education and have been offering nationally recognised courses for over 17 years.

Flexible study options are available now!

Flexible study options are available now! And you may be eligible for government funding. Learn from trainers with real industry experience in a supportive face-to face environment. With locations around Logan and Brisbane, you can kick start your career in Aged Care today!

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Check your eligibility for government funded learning. Get a CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support and begin your journey towards a rewarding career working in aged care.

Course Length

One day per week for 34
120 hours of work placement (as part of the course)


You can complete the course at any of our campuses:
Marsden, Corinda, Geebung


Our classes are structured so that you get all the support you need. Our qualified teachers have years of industry experience and make learning interesting and fun. Our teachers understand that everyone learns differently – that’s why they tailor classes to suit individual students. We believe the best way to learn is through practical, hands-on experience, that’s why you’ll get the opportunity to undertake work experience at a school.

Do I need previous experience?

There are no essential prerequisites but if you hold a Certificate III in Individual Support or industry experience, or a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing or HAC) you may be able to apply for recognition of Prior Learning or Credit Transfers.

34 Weeks

Obtain your First Aid Certificate

Get qualified to work

Funding available by the Queensland Government for Eligible Students

Qualified trainer to support you the whole way

Unit CodeUnit DescriptionCore/ Elective
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client careCore
CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeingCore
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementiaCore
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleCore
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needsCore
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleCore
HLTAID003Provide First AidElective
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systemsCore
CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approachCore
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and familiesCore
CHCAGE002Implement falls prevention strategiesElective
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical complianceCore
CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clientsCore
CHCAGE004Implement interventions with older people at riskCore
CHCAGE003Coordinate services for older peopleCore
CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and deliveryCore
CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnershipsCore
HLTHPS006Assist clients with medicationElective
VOCP120VOCATIONAL PLACEMENT (Not an accredited unit)Mandatory

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