CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health
|Duration||78 weeks (1.5 years) – full-time or part-time distance, online or blended mode|
|Location||Mervic campus, on-campus simulated environment/room, and actual workplace (placement)|
This qualification reflects the role of workers with responsibility for designing, implementing and evaluating health and leisure activities, and programs for clients in one or more sector areas. Work may be in residential facilities and/or in community agencies and day centres. Workers work under supervision or as sole practitioners and may be required to plan, coordinate and evaluate other workers and work teams within broad but generally well-defined guidelines. With this course, 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. Clients may include those with disabilities, older people, youth, children, families, corporate organisations and people in respite.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 240 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
As part of the course, 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
To attain CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health, students must complete 22 units of competency; 15 core and 7 electives. Units have been selected as below;
|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|
*Elective units for this qualification are current at the time of publication and are subject to change.
Work-Based Training (WBT)
240 hours of work in an approved facility over the duration of the course.
All students must be at least 18 years of age or above at the time of the course commencement to study at Mervic College.
English Language Requirements
Mervic approved LLN (ACSF level 4-5) or an English Placement Test;
General English with Intermediate level achieved;
Mature-age candidates with relevant industry experience
Completion of Year 12 or higher.
All students are required to undertake a pre-training review that aims to identify their training needs through questions on previous education or training, the relevance of the courses to the learner, and relevant experience.
Qualifications offered by Mervic College are based on the principles, guidelines, and standards set by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and VET Quality Framework (VQF) and are nationally recognised.
Course Tuition Fee
Subsidy: No government-funded places are available at the moment.
Special discounted fee: $10,500
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- Duration 25 hours
- Day of week
- Skill level
- Available Seats 10