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.
Diploma of Leisure and Health
Duration : 14 Months
Delivery Mode: 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.
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
- Achieve satisfactory result of LLN Test including Learning (ACSF Level 4), Reading (ACSF Level 3), Writing (ACSF Level 3), Oral communication (ACSF Level 3) and Numeracy (ACSF Level 3)
- It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
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.
- Virtual classroom (Microsoft Teams)
- Dandenong (Level 1, 243 Lonsdale Str., Dandenong 3175 VIC)
- Werribee (Suite 20, 2-14 Station Pl., Werribee 3030 VIC)
Additional locations may be allocated to meet a group of learner cohort’s needs and based on demand (if practicable for the RTO)
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)
The purpose of the placement is to provide students with the opportunity to apply the theoretical knowledge gained in the classroom to a practical setting and to develop the necessary skills and attributes to work in the sector.
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 an appropriate work placement, Hammond Institute will assist in finding the work placement.
Able to obtain the following security checks prior to the start of work placement:
- Valid Police Checks (with no disclosures)
- Valid Working with the Children Check
It is important for students to remember that the placement component of the course is an integral part of their learning journey and will provide valuable experience and networking opportunities in the sector.
The Diploma of Leisure and Health is made up of 22 units. This covers 15 core units and 7 elective units.
|Develop workplace communication strategies
|Work with diverse people
|Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
|Contribute to leisure and health programming
|Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
|Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
|Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
|Coordinate planning, implementation and monitoring of leisure and health programs
|Provide leisure education
|Apply concepts of human psychology to facilitate involvement in leisure programs
|Research and apply evidence to practice
|Reflect on and improve own professional practice
|Confirm physical health status
|Maintain work health and safety
|Manage people performance
Industry Suggested Electives:
|Coordinate services for older people
|Support independence and wellbeing
|Confirm client developmental status
|Provide support to people living with dementia
|Assess co-existing needs
|Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
|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.