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.
CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
This is a blended learning course for students who are currently employed in a direct client care role within the community services industry.
This qualification consists of 17 units of competency, 10 core units and 7 electives.
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Units of competency – Core
CHCLAH001 Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
CHCPRP003 Reflect 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
Units of competency – Electives
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a personcentred approach
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and inclusion
CHCAGE001 Facilitate empowerment of older people
Training delivery options
This course is delivered using a blended learning/workplace based model with existing workers in the community services industry.
Dependent on your location, trainers will be available to visit you on site (in consultation with your workplace). You will be in contact with your trainer at least once a month.
Assessment methods include short answer questions, case studies, projects, workplace assessments and observations.
Not required as students are employed in a direct client care role within the community services industry. Evidence of 120 hours of work is still required.
Possible career pathways for students who complete the
CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health are:
• Leisure and lifestyle coordinator
• Activities officer
• Leisure officer
• Community leisure officer
• Recreational activities officer
Government funding for student √
*Higher Level Skills Funding (HLS) Eligible
Nationally recognised √
*This training is delivered with Queensland Government Funding (subject to eligibility)
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills meet the
standards for Certificate IV study level
Other requirements √
Students must be currently employed in a direct client care role
within the community services industry.
Recognition of Prior Learning √
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows assessment of the
student’s previously unrecognised skills and knowledge