Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
Certificate IV in Leisure and Health Code CHC43415
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required to design, implement and evaluate health and leisure activities and programs which meet the physical, psychological and social needs of clients in a range of settings.
Leisure and health encompass the activities that we engage in for reasons as varied as relaxation, exercise, socialisation, and simply fun.
This course will offer increased career opportunities in aged care facilities, community groups, or local councils completing specialised tasks and functions in relation to leisure and health as a lifestyle coordinator. The wide range of electives available within this course allows you to tailor your learning to the sector you already, or hope to, work in.
Taking part in leisure and health programs allows clients to address a range of psychological, social, emotional, and physical needs while also having fun.
On completing this qualification, learners are suited to undertake roles such as:
- Activities officer
- Community leisure officer
- Disability officer – day support
- Diversional therapy assistant
- Recreation activities officer
- Leisure officer
- Recreation officer
- CHCCOM002—Use communication to build relationships
- CHCDIV001—Work with diverse people
- CHCLAH001—Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
- CHCLAH002—Contribute to leisure and health programming
- CHCLAH003—Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
- CHCLAH004—Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
- CHCLAH005—Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
- CHCPRP003—Reflect on and improve own professional practice
- HLTAAP002—Confirm physical health status
- HLTWHS002—Follow safe work practices for direct client care
- CHCGRP002—Plan & conduct group activities
- CHCCCS023—Support independence and wellbeing
- CHCCCS015—Provide individualised support
- CHCCCS020—Respond effectively to behaviors of concern
- CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
- CHCVOL003—Recruit, induct and support volunteers
- CHCCCS025—Support relationships with carers and families
Police Check – Students undertaking this course are required to provide a current Police Check with no disclosures. These checks are required to meet industry standards. Should there be any doubt about your ability to meet this criterion, please raise your concerns with a Course Advisor prior to enrolment. The Course Advisor will support you to ensure your Police Check status is verified prior to commencing your training.
Materials and Equipment
Students undertaking this course are required to submit assignments electronically, therefore applicants must have:
- Access to a computer with internet access and MS Word
- Access to a document scanner or digital uploading resource
- Basic computer and MS Word skills
- Duration 25 hours
- Day of week
- Skill level
- Available Seats