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.

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

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

RPL

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

In order to gain the certificate, 17 units must be completed for this qualification, 10 Core units and 7 Electives

Unit CodeUnit Name
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
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCCCS015 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 materials for each unit of competency required to complete the course.

Course Entry Requirements

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
  • ability to undertake vocational placement, which includes manual handling
  • have technological skills to undertake computer/online work and have access to a computer and software with the following minimum specifications
    • Microsoft Windows XP, or later, or Mac OS X or above Microsoft Office or equivalent / Adobe Acrobat Reader / Adobe Flash Player / Up to date internet browser

Enrolment Requirements

  • 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)
  • Completed LLN document, the need to read, write and communicate in English to a level required to perform the job.
  • Ability to complete 120 hours as Vocational Placement

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

Locations

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

Fees

*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

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….

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