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CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

If you would like to work in leisure and health in the ageing or disability sectors, this qualification prepares you to participate in the design, implementation and evaluation of leisure, health activities and programs.

Course OverviewQualification descriptionCareer OpportunitiesDelivery OptionsRecognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Entry RequirementsFees & ChargesPathway to Further Study

17 units of competency are required to complete this aged care certificate.
10 Core units and 7 Elective units

C CHCCOM002  Use communication to build relationships
C CHCDIV001  Work with diverse people
C CHCLAH001  Work effectively in leisure and health
C CHCLAH002  Contribute to leisure and health programming
C CHCLAH003  Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
C CHCLAH004  Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients
C CHCLAH005  Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
C CHCPRP003  Reflect on and improve own professional practice
C HLTAAP002  Confirm physical health status
C HLTWHS002  Follow safe work practices for direct client care
E CHCAGE001  Facilitate safe work practices for direct client care
E CHCCCS015  Provide individualised support
E CHCCCS023  Support independence and well-being
E CHCCCS025  Support relationships with carers and families
E CHCDIS002  Follow established person-centered behaviour supports
E  CHCDIS007  Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
E  CHCPRP001  Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships.

Qualification description

This qualification 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.  While workers are responsible for their own outputs, work is carried out under direct or indirect supervision within defined organisation guidelines

Career Opportunities

Specific job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors, however, possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Activities officer
  • Community leisure officer
  • Disability officer – day support
  • Diversional therapy assistant
  • Leisure officer
  • Recreation activities officer

Delivery Options

The anticipated time to complete the course is up to 18 months through self-paced learning and classroom workshops.

Care Academy QLD will work with you or your organisation to meet your learning and development goals, by providing tailored, flexible solutions.

These completion times may vary depending on the delivery mode, the individual learner and whether or not RPL credits apply.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Both formal and informal skills, knowledge and experience may be recognised as prior learning and could help you avoid duplication of training in areas you are already competent.

It could be used to identify what training you may need to complete the qualification.

Some examples of prior learning include:

  • Previous formal learning
  • Work experience
  • Life experience
  • Personal experience

Contact Care Academy QLD to see how RPL may be able to assist your study.

Entry Requirements

To be accepted in the CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health course on The Sunshine Coast you :

    • Must be Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
    • Completion to year 12
      OR acceptable English language, literacy and numeracy skills
    • Unique student identifier

Fees & Charges

Fee for Service

Total course cost: $3999 includes student resources

Higher Level Skills Program

Course funding is available by the Department of Education and Training (DET) for eligible students.
Contact Care Academy QLD to find out whether you qualify.

Student Contribution Fee
Under the Higher Level Skills Program funding students are required to pay their Student Contribution Fee.
For students who do not hold a concession card, the fee is $425 less credit transfers ($25 per unit).
For students who do hold a current concession card, the fee is $255 less credit transfers ($15 per unit).

Payment Plans
Ask our helpful team at Care Academy QLD if you need any more information regarding a payment plan.

Pathway to Further Study

This course covers units from the National Training Package, so students may receive recognition towards other community service sector qualifications including, Certificate IV in Ageing, Certificate IV in Disability, or Diploma of Leisure and Health