Diploma of Leisure and Health
Diploma of Leisure and Health Code CHC53415
This course will teach you how to provide quality-of-life opportunities for individuals who experience barriers to participation in recreation and leisure. Clients may include those with disabilities, older people, youth, children, families, corporate organisations and people in respite. You will gain the ability to challenge and enhance their psychological, social, emotional, and physical well-being, and develop the confidence to seek out opportunities that utilise your skills.
With 240 hours of practical placement, you will graduate with real workplace experience, aiding your employment prospects and your ability to truly help others.
You will Learn to
- Plan and implement leisure and recreational activity programs
- Provide leisure education
- Identify individual needs and abilities
- Assess the client’s level of interest and capability in a range of activities
- Encourage and support participation
- Train and supervise volunteers and other staff
- Access community resources
On completing this qualification, learners are suited to undertake roles such as:
- Diversional Therapist
- Activities Coordinator
- Community and Leisure Coordinator
- Lifestyle Coordinator
- Leisure Services Coordinator/Manager
There are 22 subjects in the CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health.
|Unit of Competency Code||Unit of Competency|
|CHCCOM003||Develop workplace communication strategies|
|BSBMGT502||Manage people performance|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCSET001||Work with forced migrants|
|HLTAAP002||Confirm physical health status|
|CHCADV002||Provide advocacy and representation services|
|CHCLAH009||Apply concepts of human psychology to facilitate involvement in leisure programs|
|CHCLAH005||Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|CHCDEV001||Confirm client development status|
|CHCCCS004||Assess co-existing needs|
|CHCLAH001||Work effectively in the leisure and health industries|
|CHCLAH008||Provide leisure education|
|CHCLAH002||Contribute to leisure and health programming|
|CHCLAH003||Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs|
|CHCLAH006||Coordinate planning, implementation and monitoring of leisure and health programs|
|CHCLAH004||Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues|
|SISCCRO001||Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons|
|CHCPOL003||Research and apply evidence to practice|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
We recommend you have language, literacy and numeracy skills sufficient to allow you to interpret documents and prepare written reports in order to complete the CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health.
You need access to an internet-connected computer with webcam for the duration of the course.
If you intend to apply for a Loan or Funding (where available) to pay for your tuition fees, additional entry criteria may apply as detailed in the Pricing Options.
While it is not an entry requirement for the course, you will likely need to undergo a police check to work in the industry, plus obtain a Blue Card if working with children under 18. We recommend you do this before you enrol if you have any concerns about attaining these.
- Duration 25 hours
- Day of week
- Skill level
- Available Seats