Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
Course Code CHC40608
Duration 1,070 hours (nominal) , 12 Months Part time
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The Certificate IV in Leisure and Health addresses work in residential facilities and/or in community agencies and day centres and work under professional supervision within defined organisation guidelines or as sole practitioners.
Literacy and numeracy to Year 10 level. Fitness to be able to be certified competent in patient care in the workplace. Applicants must attend an information session prior to course selection interview. Applicants must demonstrate appropriate literacy and numeracy skills to enable them to meet the demands of the course and the workplace. Applicants must demonstrate appropriate interpersonal skills through a formal interview.
This course may lead to roles as an Activities officer, Community Leisure Officer, Disability Officer - Day Support, Diversional Therapy Assistant, Leisure officer, Recreation Activities Officer.
Diploma of Leisure and Health
This course also provides an opportunity to test in 'real' situation what has been learnt so far via practical placement. You need to the ability to undertake 220 hours of practical placement.
Participants are assessed via completion of required tasks and a demonstration of skills, eg, written and verbal assignments, practical work, projects and/or written tests.
The duration of this course is 2.5 days per week over 12 months.
Skills Recognition is the process of gaining formal recognition for skills and knowledge that have been obtained through work history, previous study and life experience. Skills Recognition is an assessment-only process - there is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process. Skills Recognition is made up of one or more of the following processes including credit transfer and recognition of prior learning.
To find out more about Skills Recognition call 1300 GOTAFE (1300 468 233)
The standard hourly fee for this course in a Government subsidised place is $3.20.
A funded student can expect to pay no more than $3,424.00 in tuition fees to complete this course.
Additional fees for student services, amenities, goods and materials may apply. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For further information please contact GOTAFE or see our fees and charges page.
Should you wish to express interest in this course please enquire as below.
To enquire about this course call 1300GOTAFE or click here.
Units of Study
|Core units - CHC40608|
|CHCRH406A||Apply knowledge of human behaviour in leisure activity programs|
|CHCRH407A||Apply sociological concepts to leisure and health|
|CHCICS405A||Facilitate groups for individual outcomes|
|CHCICS405B||Facilitate groups for individual outcomes|
|CHCCS401C||Facilitate responsible behaviour|
|CHCCS401B||Facilitate responsible behaviour|
|CHCOHS312A||Follow safety procedures for direct care work|
|CHCORG405E||Maintain an effective work environment|
|CHCORG405C||Maintain an effective work environment|
|CHCRH405B||Plan leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs|
|CHCRH405A||Plan leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs|
|CHCRH404B||Plan, implement and monitor leisure and health programs|
|CHCRH404A||Plan, Implement Andmonitor Leisure And Health Programs|
|CHCRH402A||Undertake leisure and health programming|
|CHCRH402B||Undertake leisure and health programming|
|CHCCOM403A||Use targeted communication skills to build relationships|
|CHCRH401A||Work effectively in the leisure and health industry|
|CHCRH401C||Work effectively in the leisure and health industry|
|CHCCS400A||Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework|
|CHCCS400C||Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework|
|Electives - CHC40608|
|HLTFA311A||Apply first aid|
|SISCCRO301A||Assist with recreation games not requiring equipment|
|CHCINF408C||Comply With Information Requirments Of The Aged Care And Community Sector|
|SRCCRO009B||Conduct a recreation program for older persons|
|HLTAP401A||Confirm physical health status|
|HLTAP401B||Confirm physical health status|
|HLTWHS300A||Contribute to WHS processes|
|CHCCD404D||Develop and implement community programs|
|CHCCD404E||Develop and implement community programs|
|SRCCRD007B||Develop recreation programs|
|CHCICS302A||Participate in the implementation of individualised plans|
|CHCICS302B||Participate in the implementation of individualised plans|
|SISCCRO304A||Plan and conduct disability recreation programs|
|CHCGROUP403D||Plan and conduct group activities|
|CHCICS404B||Plan and provide advanced behaviour support|
|CHCICS404A||Provide advanced behaviour support|
|CHCORG525D||Recruit and coordinate volunteers|
|CHCCS422A||Respond holistically to client issues|
|CHCCS422B||Respond holistically to client issues and refer appropriately|
|CHCICS303A||Support individual health and emotional well being|
|CHCICS410A||Support relationships with families, carers and friends|
|CHCICS304B||Work effectively with carers|
|CHCICS304A||Work effectively with carers|
|HLTHIR403B||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers|
|HLTHIR403C||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers|
It may be necessary to cancel or postpone courses due to insufficient enrolments or funding changes.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding.