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

CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health

CHC53415 Diploma of
Leisure and Health

This qualification provides you with the opportunity to work with a broad range of people in leisure & health.

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.

Course Overview
Course Structure
Study & Assessment

Course Overview

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).

You will 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

Career Opportunities:

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

Industry Accreditation

Diversional Therapy Australia Recognised CourseAustralis 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.

 

University Articulation

Australis has partnered with Western Sydney University to create an articulation agreement for credit in the WSU Bachelor of Health Science (80cps) 

View the agreement here. Entry is subject to Western Sydney University standards.

 

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)

View the agreement here. Entry is subject to University of Southern Queensland standards.

 

Australis has partnered with Griffith University to create an articulation agreement for credit in the Bachelor of Sport Development (30/40 CP).

View the agreement here. Entry is subject to Griffith University standards.

 

 

 

Subject list

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
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

 

 

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

This qualification provides you with the opportunity to work with a broad range of people in leisure & health.

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.

Course Overview Course Overview

Course Overview

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).

You will 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

Career Opportunities:

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

Industry Accreditation

Diversional Therapy Australia Recognised CourseAustralis 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.

 

University Articulation

Australis has partnered with Western Sydney University to create an articulation agreement for credit in the WSU Bachelor of Health Science (80cps) 

View the agreement here. Entry is subject to Western Sydney University standards.

 

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)

View the agreement here. Entry is subject to University of Southern Queensland standards.

 

Australis has partnered with Griffith University to create an articulation agreement for credit in the Bachelor of Sport Development (30/40 CP).

View the agreement here. Entry is subject to Griffith University standards.

 

 

 

Course Structure Course Structure

Subject list

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
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

 

 

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

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.

Ask a Question Ask a Question