The skills and knowledge gained from this course will enable you to improve the quality of life opportunities for individuals who experience barriers to participation in recreation and leisure. Graduates can assist in challenging and enhancing the psychological, social, emotional and physical well-being of the disadvantaged within the community.
Find out more about this rewarding leisure & health course in the tabs below.
Break through society’s barriers and provide quality-of-life opportunities to those in need by completing the CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health.
For many, participating in a range of leisure, health, and recreational activities is not something they can be taken for granted.
This course will teach you how to provide quality-of-life opportunities for individuals who experience barriers to participation in recreation and leisure. Your clients may range from people with disabilities, older people, youth, children, families, corporate organisations, those in respite, and those with variable education levels and diverse backgrounds. You will gain the ability to challenge and enhance the psychological, social, emotional, and physical well-being of those in your community and the confidence to seek out opportunities that utilise your skills.
With 240 hours of practical placement, you will graduate with real workplace experience, aiding your employment prospects and your ability to truly help others.
On graduation, dependent on completion of relevant work experience, you will be able to apply for full membership with Diversional Therapy Australia (DTA).
Australis College graduates of this qualification are recognised by Diversional & Recreation Therapy Australia as eligible to apply for Full Membership.
Please refer to the DRTA website for information regarding the membership application process and any associated fees.
Australis has partnered with Western Sydney University to create an articulation agreement for credit in the WSU Bachelor of Health Science (80cps).
Australis has partnered with University of Southern Queensland to create an articulation agreement for credit in the USQ Bachelor of Human Services (for up to 8 electives).
Australis has partnered with Griffith University to create an articulation agreement for credit in the Bachelor of Sport Development (30/40 CP).
Delivery & Support
Tuition Fee & Payment Options
Assessment only / Recognition of Prior Learning
How do I Enrol?
There are 22 units of competency in this Leisure and Health qualification that are delivered in three stages. You will be supported throughout, depending on your enrolment method, via a combination of direct trainer support, online eLearning, live and recorded web-tutorials and forums aimed at supporting individual needs. Trainer support is also available after hours.
|Unit of Competency||Unit of Competency Code|
|Develop workplace communication strategies||CHCCOM003|
|Manage people performance||BSBMGT502|
|Work with diverse people||CHCDIV001|
|Work with forced migrants||CHCSET001|
|Confirm physical health status||HLTAAP002|
|Provide advocacy and representation services||CHCADV002|
|Apply concepts of human psychology to facilitate involvement in leisure programs||CHCLAH009|
|Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming||CHCLAH005|
|Maintain work health and safety||HLTWHS003|
|Confirm client development status||CHCDEV001|
|Assess co-existing needs||CHCCCS004|
|Work effectively in the leisure and health industries||CHCLAH001|
|Provide leisure education||CHCLAH008|
|Contribute to leisure and health programming||CHCLAH002|
|Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs||CHCLAH003|
|Coordinate planning, implementation and monitoring of leisure and health programs||CHCLAH006|
|Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs||CHCLAH004|
|Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability||CHCDIS007|
|Work with people with mental health issues||CHCMHS001|
|Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons||SISCCRO001|
|Research and apply evidence to practice||CHCPOL003|
|Reflect on and improve own professional practice||CHCPRP003|