CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
This qualification addresses work in residential facilities and/or other community agencies and day centres. In addition, it addresses work under professional supervision within defined organisation guidelines or as sole practitioners
These workers may;
- Assist with design, implementation, and evaluation of health and leisure activities and programs for clients in one or more sector areas.
- Be responsible for a limited number of other workers.
This course includes industry-based training and therefore participants of this course will either:
- be working in the Community Services and/or Health and Allied Sector;
- aiming to learn new skills &/or upskill;
- be in an employer-hosted traineeship;
- Be willing to complete placement hours within the relevant industry as part of this course.
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|Delivery mode||Classroom delivery: Face to face training and Practical Placement.
***Please note that the assessment methods for this course includes Theory component and mandatory practical placement component of 160 hours. You must complete placement hours to be able to achieve the competency in the units and successfully complete the course.
|Duration||Domestic: 43 weeks
International: 78 weeks
Training and assessments are conducted in English. Applicants must possess sound written and spoken English skills. You will be required to complete a Language Literacy, Numeracy test paper as part of an enrolment interview.
- Applicants are required to attend a Pre- Training Interview as part of the enrolment process
- Training and assessments are conducted in English.
- Applicants must possess sound written and spoken English skills.
- Applicants may be required to complete a Language, literacy and numeracy test paper as part of a selection interview.
- Obtain a valid Police Check (required for practical placement purposes) and Working with Children Check if required
Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is recommended that students have these available before or at enrolment.
There are no pre-requisite or any other training package entry requirements to enrol in this course.
The average course duration for Domestic students is 43 weeks at self-paced learning on or off-site 2 days per week, face to face, with 120 hours of practical placement; this may vary due to the number of hours required for practical placement, mode of study and public holidays which may fall on usual days of delivery.
I.e. 8 hours/day –2 days/week of Direct learning, for 30 weeks, followed by 4 weeks, or 120 hours of Practical placement.
For International students, the duration is 78 weeks including 160hours of practical placement
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Pathways from the qualification
- CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health
Employment or occupational pathway
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Common positions that may be suited with this qualification are:
- Activities officer
- Diversional therapy assistant
- Community leisure officer
- Leisure officer
- Disability officer – day support
- Recreation activities officer
- Behavioural support officer
- Marketing coordinator
- Development officer
- Disability support officer / worker
- Senior personal care assistant
- Employment coordinator (disability)
- Local area coordinator
- Lifestyle support officer
- Social trainer
- Social educator
ETEA uses a range of assessment methods which may include:
- Written assessment (open book)
- Case study
You can apply for recognition of prior learning, academic credit and work experience towards this qualification. During the course of your life you will develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. Through work, volunteer roles, family commitments and various tasks undertaken in everyday life, you are building up a bank of knowledge. The evidence of these skills and knowledge accumulated can be used to help you gain a qualification.
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Students will need to complete 17 Units of Competency, consisting of 10 Core and 7 Elective units;
(NB: Elective units will be selected for delivery by ETEA and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirement).
|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|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families|
|CHCDIS003||Support community participation and social inclusion|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|CHCCCS009||Facilitate responsible behaviours|
** Please note: electives may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.