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.
CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health
Duration : 14 Months
Delivery Mode: Face to Face, Blended, Workplace / Traineeship
Start Date: Enrol Anytime
Recognition: Nationally Recognised Training
CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health 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.
There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into this course. Students may enrol directly in the diploma 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 other requirements to enroll in Diploma of Leisure and Health:
- Age: must be 18 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.
- It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
|Government Funded Fee*||Government Funded Concession Fee**||Application Fee**||Fee for Service|
For a full list of other optional fees that may be applicable, please refer to our Course Fees page.
*To be eligible for Victorian government subsidized training fees, the candidate must meet the Skills First eligibility criteria.
**If you are studying in a Diploma or above qualification you are not eligible to have a concession applied to your tuition fees.
**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).
The range of delivery methods may include, but not limited to the following:
- lectures / Instructions
- demonstrations and modelling
- practice opportunities
- brainstorming activities
- group discussions
- guided facilitation of individual or group learning activities, group work or project-based case studies
- The 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.
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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 Diploma of Community Services include:
- CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management
- CHC82015 Graduate Certificate in Client Assessment and Case Management
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 Diploma of Leisure and Health qualification the candidate must have completed at least 240 hours of work placement as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency.
All students must complete a minimum of 240 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.
If a student is unable to find appropriate work placement, Hammond Institute will assist in finding the work placements.
The Diploma of Leisure and Health is made up of 22 units. This covers 15 core units and 7 elective units.
|CHCCOM003||Develop workplace communication strategies|
|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|
|CHCLAH006||Coordinate planning, implementation and monitoring of leisure and health programs|
|CHCLAH008||Provide leisure education|
|CHCLAH009||Apply concepts of human psychology to facilitate involvement in leisure programs|
|CHCPOL003||Research and apply evidence to practice|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|HLTAAP002||Confirm physical health status|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|BSBMGT502||Manage people performance|
Industry Suggested Electives:
|CHCAGE003||Coordinate services for older people|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing|
|CHCDEV001||Confirm client developmental status|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS004||Assess co-existing needs|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support|
Other Electives options are available. Discuss options with the course coordinator.
Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment.