This qualification reflects the role of workers participating in the design, implementation and evaluation of leisure and 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.
This course is delivered through workplace in Victoria and Queensland. Our experienced and supportive trainers will be with you every step of the way.
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Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
A minimum of 120 working hours must be logged in a community care services organisation.
Direct Debt, Debt/Credit Card, Cash, Pay-as-you-go (Catalyst plus)
CHCLAH001 Work effectively in leisure and health industries
CHCPRP003 Reflection on and improve own professional practice
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
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
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
CHCAGE001 Facilitate empowerment of older people
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and inclusion
- Students who wish to commence this program should be currently employed in a community services organisation.
- To commence this program, your Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills must meet required standards for ACSF LEVEL 3.
- You need to provide a current national Police Check (VIC or QLD depending on where you are commencing your course) or you must provide evidence that you have applied for a police check in your respective state as soon as possible.
- Recognition of Prior Learning– RPL is an assessment process aimed at confirming and recognising the competencies a candidate has obtained outside of a formal education and training environment.
- Evidence of flu and/or COVID-19 vaccination is required to undertake practical placement in an aged care setting. For more information, check with your state health department website.
Possible career pathways you may like to consider upon completion:
- Lifestyle co-ordinator
- Leisure and health co-coordinator
- Diversional therapist
- Aged care activity worker
- Leisure and therapy assistant
- Disability officer– day support
- Activities officer
- Community leisure officer
- Leisure officer
- Recreation activities officer
Our workplace delivery mode is designed for anyone who is currently employed in a community services organisation and would like face-to-face training. Selmar trainers will arrange regular visits to your workplace to offer support, guidance and to complete observations. Read more
- Regular workplace visits — Training comes to you!
- One-on-one training and support
- Marking done on-site and feedback given on the spot
- Flexible assessment methods
* A minimum of 120 working hours must be logged in a community care services organisation.
Distance training is available to students in the workplace who are outside of the areas our trainers and workplace coaches visit. Training is delivered via paper-based resources and the student still receives trainer support by phone, email or skype. A nominated workplace supervisor can complete observations. Read more