CHC43415 Certificate IV in leisure & health


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.


To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

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Occupational titles may include:

  • Community recreation activity assistant
  • Day Support Officer
  • Day Centre worker
  • Weekend activity officer
  • Recreational activity officer
  • Community Leisure & Health Officer
  • Disability assistant officer

In order to gain the certificate, 17 units must be completed for this qualification, 10 compulsory units and 7 elective units.

This course is delivered via blended model, predominately offered using electronic based delivery;

  • Online delivery
  • One day per week workshops with trainer 9.00-12.00 Fridays  
  • Vocational placement of 120 hours.


All learners will be offered the opportunity for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment, who consider that they have and can successfully demonstrate that they have acquired through formal, non-formal and informal learning the required knowledge and skills specified in the training package. 

Learners may apply to have their knowledge and skills assessed via the RPL process and will be required to complete a RPL Application and the relevant RPL Assessment Kit.

Course Structure – CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure & Health

Unit Code

Unit Name


Use communication to build relationships


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


Reflect on and improve own professional practice


Confirm physical health status


Follow safe work practices for direct client care


Provide first aid


Support relationships with carers and families


Facilitate the empowerment of older people


Provide support to people living with dementia


Support independence and wellbeing


Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability


Provide individualised support

 # To receive an award for this qualification Students are required to complete all units listed above as competent and meet the requirements of the 120  hours of vocational placement within a period of 12 months.


Students will be provided with all the learner and assessment guides for each unit of competency required to complete the course.


The target learner is typically an adult wanting to commence working in the Aged Care, or Home Care Industry. The target learner’s entry requirements for this course must:

  • be over 15 years of age, whom have finished or left secondary school
  • undertake a National Police Check without a notable offence being listed
  • undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Skills Indicator
  • Questionnaire and be able to satisfactorily meet the LLN requirements
  • have technological skills to undertake computer/online work and have
  • access to a computer and software with the following minimum specifications
  1. Microsoft Windows XP, or later, or Mac OS X or above
  2. Microsoft Office or equivalent
  3. Adobe Acrobat Reader
  4. Adobe Flash Player
  5. Up to date internet browser


  • Photo Identification (Drivers Licence or Passport)
  • All Completed forms from the enrolment pack
  • Unique Student Identification Number (USI)
  • National Police Check Certificate (Required before Vocational Placement can commence). (DP Training can process an application on your behalf - additional fee charged for the police check $49.90)
  • A Genuine interest in the Community Services, Health and Disability Sectors
  • Completed LLN document, the need to read, write and communicate in English to a level required to perform the job.
  • Transport to and from Vocational Placement Host Facility/Organisation
  • Ability to complete 120 hours as Vocational Placement


Vocational placement is structured workplace learning; a vocational placement student log book is developed to support you to meet the requirements of all tasks to be completed during your placement. Vocational Placement is an important part of the program that has been designed for students to apply the theoretical knowledge gained in the classroom to a practical level in a workplace environment. This practical approach to learning will prepare students to ease into 120 hours of on the job training required to gain the qualification


  • Cairns/Atherton
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Brisbane
  • Gold Coast


*Full Program Fee: $2750 or *Fee for Service Assessment ONLY (RPL): $1500  
or Funded via Investing in Skills – Higher Level Skills Funding, a Queensland Government Initiative
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And for student contribution fees -   
**Concessional co-contribution fee - $49; Non-concessional co-contribution fee - $69  

*For full fee and fee for service Assessment ONLY (RPL) deposit and payment options, please refer to
Fees policy and procedure in Student handbook –
**For co-contribution eligibility and payment requirements, please refer to Fees policy and procedure in
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Funded via Investing in Skills – Higher Level Skills Funding, a Queensland Government Initiative 

The Higher Level Skills Program aims to assist individuals to gain the higher level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in a priority industry, or to transition to university.

Call DP Training to check if you meet the eligibility criteria, the student contribution fee # can be as little as $49 for a concession card holder or $69 for non-concession enrolment. See HLS Fact Sheet here....

For further information regarding DP Trainings policy & procedures please refer to our student handbook.



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