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Study with us.

  • Enrich your and the lives of others through learning leisure and health.
  • Learn how to work effectively with people with disabilities or barriers to participation.
  • Empower individuals to take charge of their leisure and health.
  • Study to suit your lifestyle with our flexible, practical study options.
  • Gain a nationally recognised leisure & health course, that’s respected by industry.

CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health

CHC53415 Diploma of
Leisure and Health

The CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health provides the opportunity to work with a broad range of people in leisure & health.

The skills and knowledge gained from our leisure and health course will enable you to improve the quality of life opportunities for individuals who experience barriers to participation in recreation and leisure. By completing this course you 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.

Course Overview
Course Structure
Study & Assessment

Overview – CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health

Breakthrough society’s barriers and provide quality-of-life opportunities to those in need by completing the CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health.

For a lot of us, participating in a range of leisure, health, and recreational activities is taken for granted. Unfortunately, not everyone experiences this.

By studying the CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health, you will learn 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.

Course Outcomes

Our course has been designed with your career path in mind. With 240 hours of practical placement, we ensure that graduates have real workplace experience upon completion, increasing their employment prospects. You’ll gain the ability to challenge and enhance the psychological, social, emotional, and physical well-being of those in your community and will have the confidence needed to seek out new opportunities that utilise your skills.

This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF), and dependent upon completion of relevant work experience, you will be able to apply for full membership with Diversional Therapy Australia (DTA).

To join an industry with a rich, 70-year history of helping those in need, study Leisure and Health with us.

In the Leisure and Health Course you’ll also learn to:

  • Plan and implement leisure and recreational activity programs
  • Provide leisure education
  • Identify individual needs and abilities
  • Assess client’s level of interest and capability in a range of activities
  • Encourage and support participation
  • Train and supervise volunteers and other staff
  • Access community resources

Leisure and Health Career Opportunities:

  • Diversional Therapist
  • Activities Coordinator
  • Community and Leisure Coordinator
  • Lifestyle Coordinator
  • Leisure Services Coordinator/Manager

Industry Accreditation

Diversional Therapy Australia Recognised Course

Australis College is recognised by Diversional & Recreation Therapy Australia for the CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health, which assures eligibility for our graduates to apply for Full Membership of Diversional & Recreation Therapy Australia. Please refer to the DRTA website for information regarding the membership application process and any associated fees.

 

University Articulation

Australis College has also partnered with Western Sydney University to create an articulation agreement for the CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health. Completion of this course may result in credit into the Bachelor of Health Science(80cp). *80cp = 35% of a full 3 year course (full 3 year course = 240cp). You can view the agreement here. Entry agreement is subject to proficiency standards of Western Sydney University.

 

Subject list for CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health

There are 22 units of competency in this Leisure and Health qualification that are delivered in three stages. Students will be supported throughout the course program via regular Trainer support, online eLearning, live and recorded web-tutorials, live chats and forums which are designed to support individual learner needs.

Australis College will also integrate the activities, bringing together some units that reflect real industry outcomes and processes.

To obtain this qualification, you must complete the following 22 units of competency.

Unit of Competency Unit of Competency Code
Stage One  
Develop workplace communication strategies  CHCCOM003
Manage people performance  BSBMGT502
Work with diverse people CHCDIV001
Work with forced migrants CHCSET001
Confirm physical health status HLTAAP002
Stage Two
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
Stage Three
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

Assessment Only Fees

To obtain this qualification via the Assessment Only method, you will be required to complete 22 Subjects, which cover the 22 Units of Competency within the CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health.  The table below outlines the fees associated for each Subject and the Units of Competency that the Subject covers.

Diploma of Leisure and Health Assessment Fees

Blended Learning

Blended Learning combines the flexibility of online learning with the practical support of face-to-face (only available for certain courses), or live training via web tutorials, online forums and interactive e-learning.

Find Out More

Recognition of Prior Learning

Get credit for your existing experience. RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) recognises the skills and knowledge you’ve gained through work and life experiences and maps the evidence of these against the criteria for individual units of competency.

Find Out More

The CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health provides the opportunity to work with a broad range of people in leisure & health.

The skills and knowledge gained from our leisure and health course will enable you to improve the quality of life opportunities for individuals who experience barriers to participation in recreation and leisure. By completing this course you 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.

Course Overview Course Overview

Overview – CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health

Breakthrough society’s barriers and provide quality-of-life opportunities to those in need by completing the CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health.

For a lot of us, participating in a range of leisure, health, and recreational activities is taken for granted. Unfortunately, not everyone experiences this.

By studying the CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health, you will learn 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.

Course Outcomes

Our course has been designed with your career path in mind. With 240 hours of practical placement, we ensure that graduates have real workplace experience upon completion, increasing their employment prospects. You’ll gain the ability to challenge and enhance the psychological, social, emotional, and physical well-being of those in your community and will have the confidence needed to seek out new opportunities that utilise your skills.

This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF), and dependent upon completion of relevant work experience, you will be able to apply for full membership with Diversional Therapy Australia (DTA).

To join an industry with a rich, 70-year history of helping those in need, study Leisure and Health with us.

In the Leisure and Health Course you’ll also learn to:

  • Plan and implement leisure and recreational activity programs
  • Provide leisure education
  • Identify individual needs and abilities
  • Assess client’s level of interest and capability in a range of activities
  • Encourage and support participation
  • Train and supervise volunteers and other staff
  • Access community resources

Leisure and Health Career Opportunities:

  • Diversional Therapist
  • Activities Coordinator
  • Community and Leisure Coordinator
  • Lifestyle Coordinator
  • Leisure Services Coordinator/Manager

Industry Accreditation

Diversional Therapy Australia Recognised Course

Australis College is recognised by Diversional & Recreation Therapy Australia for the CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health, which assures eligibility for our graduates to apply for Full Membership of Diversional & Recreation Therapy Australia. Please refer to the DRTA website for information regarding the membership application process and any associated fees.

 

University Articulation

Australis College has also partnered with Western Sydney University to create an articulation agreement for the CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health. Completion of this course may result in credit into the Bachelor of Health Science(80cp). *80cp = 35% of a full 3 year course (full 3 year course = 240cp). You can view the agreement here. Entry agreement is subject to proficiency standards of Western Sydney University.

 

Course Structure Course Structure

Subject list for CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health

There are 22 units of competency in this Leisure and Health qualification that are delivered in three stages. Students will be supported throughout the course program via regular Trainer support, online eLearning, live and recorded web-tutorials, live chats and forums which are designed to support individual learner needs.

Australis College will also integrate the activities, bringing together some units that reflect real industry outcomes and processes.

To obtain this qualification, you must complete the following 22 units of competency.

Unit of Competency Unit of Competency Code
Stage One  
Develop workplace communication strategies  CHCCOM003
Manage people performance  BSBMGT502
Work with diverse people CHCDIV001
Work with forced migrants CHCSET001
Confirm physical health status HLTAAP002
Stage Two
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
Stage Three
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

Assessment Only Fees

To obtain this qualification via the Assessment Only method, you will be required to complete 22 Subjects, which cover the 22 Units of Competency within the CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health.  The table below outlines the fees associated for each Subject and the Units of Competency that the Subject covers.

Diploma of Leisure and Health Assessment Fees

Study & Assessment Study & Assessment

Blended Learning

Blended Learning combines the flexibility of online learning with the practical support of face-to-face (only available for certain courses), or live training via web tutorials, online forums and interactive e-learning.

Find Out More

Recognition of Prior Learning

Get credit for your existing experience. RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) recognises the skills and knowledge you’ve gained through work and life experiences and maps the evidence of these against the criteria for individual units of competency.

Find Out More

Follow our easy online application process.

Get Started Now! Get Started Now!

Enter your details and one of our friendly course consultants will be in touch.

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