Free course for eligible students until 31 August

Free course for eligible students until 31 August

CHC43415 - Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

Duration :              11 Months

Delivery Mode:      Face to Face, Blended, Workplace / Traineeship

Start Date:              Enrol Anytime

Recognition:           Nationally Recognised Training

Quality Assurance : As a registered training organisation (RTO) Hammond Institute operates within the Vocational Education and Training Quality Framework (VETQF) and the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) delivering nationally recognised qualifications and units of competency.

CHC43415 Certificate Iv in Leisure and Health reflects the role of workers participating in the design, implementation and evaluation of leisure, health activities and programs for clients in one or more sector areas. Workers may be in residential facilities and/or in community agencies and day centres, completing specialised tasks and functions in relation to leisure and health.

  • Leisure and lifestyle coordinator
  • Activities officer
  • Leisure officer
  • Community leisure officer
  • Recreational activities officer

The following  employment pathways are available to learners who complete Certificate IV Leisure and Health:

  • Leisure and lifestyle coordinator
  • Activities officer
  • Leisure officer
  • Community leisure officer
  • Recreational activities officer

There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into this course. Students may enrol directly in the certificate IV level course without completing lower ranked qualifications.

Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

Students must satisfy the following age, English and Academic requirements:

  • Age: must be 17 years or over
  • Undertake Pre-Training Review
  • Undertake LLN test: Learning,reading,writing,oral communication and numeracy (ACSF Level 3) are desirable to participate in the course.
  • Police Check – Students undertaking this course are required to provide a current Police Check with no disclosures.
Government Funded Fee* Government Funded Concession Fee** Administration Fees Fee for Service
$0 $0 $0 $4,000

For full list of other optional fees that may be applicable, please refer to our Course Fees page.

*To be eligible for Victorian government subsidised training fees, the candidate must meet the Skills First eligibility criteria.

**Under the Indigenous Completions Initiative, Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander students pay only the concession tuition fee for government subsidised training at all qualification levels (including at Diploma and above).

Delivery methods:
The range of delivery methods may include, but not limited to the following:

  • lectures / Instructions
  • pre-reading
  • demonstrations and modelling
  • practice opportunities
  • brainstorming activities
  • group discussions
  • guided facilitation of individual or group learning activities, group work or project-based case studies

 

Delivery Structure:

  • Delivery structure is comprised of classroom training sessions, structured learning such as training support, learning activities, self-paced (to allow the learners to absorb and reflect on their learning), workshops and work placement.
  • The unit of competency will be delivered and assessed as stand-alone unit.

 

Delivery Locations:

  • Dandenong
  • Werribee
  • Craigieburn
  • Melton
  • Box Hill

Notes: Additional locations may be allocated to meet a group of learner cohort’s needs and based on demand (if practicable for Hammond Institute)

The further study pathways available to learners who undertake  this qualification include:

Diploma’s from Community Services Training Package.

Assessment method may include:

  • Knowledge Questions
  • Written Assignment & Case studies
  • Workplace Assessment
  • Log Book
  • Projects / Research Reviews

All assessment will be conducted in accordance with the Training Package requirements, Principles of Assessment and Rules of Evidence (https://www.asqa.gov.au/standards/chapter-4/clauses-1.8-1.12)

To achieve Certificate IV in Leisure and Health qualification the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work placement as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency. If a student is unable to find appropriate work placement, Hammond Institute will assist in finding the work placements.

All students must complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement in an accredited residential care facility for either aged care, disability or home and community organisation to be deemed competent for this qualification.

The CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health requires 17 units of Competency.
10 core units and 7 elective units.

Core Units:

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

Industry Suggested Electives:

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
 CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies
CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services

To learn more about what is included in the units above, click here and type in the unit code.

Other Electives options are available. Discuss options with the course coordinator.

Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment.

Hammond Institute does not use brokers or deliver this course through third party arrangements.

Job Facts


  • $1,265
    Weekly Pay
  • 175,800 workers
    Employment Size
  • Very Strong
    Future Growth
  • Higher Employment
    Employment Level
  • 33% Full-Time
    Full-Time Share
  • 80% female
    Gender Share

Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Aged and Disabled Carers visit Job Outlook