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CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

By completing the CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health you’ll have the opportunity to work with a broad range of people.

This course will enable you to provide 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 enhance the psychological, social, emotional and physical well-being of the disadvantaged within the community today and into the future.

Breakthrough society’s barriers and provide quality-of-life opportunities to those in need by completing the CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health.

Develop skills in the design, implementation and evaluation of leisure, health activities and programs for clients in different sectors. Gain work or enhance your career, working in residential facilities and community agencies or day centres, completing specific tasks and functions in leisure and health.

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.

With 120 hours of practical placement, you will also gain real workplace experience to help your confidence and ability when it comes to fulfilling the role.

Dependent upon completion of relevant work experience, you may be able to apply for full membership with Diversional & Recreation Therapy Australia (DRTA).

You will also learn to:

  • Work with diverse people
  • Work with forced migrants
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Confirm physical health status
  • Assess co-existing needs
  • Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
  • Provide advocacy and representation services
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
  • Contribute to leisure and health programming
  • Participation in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs and for clients with complex needs

Career Opportunities:

  • Leisure and lifestyle coordinator
  • Activities officer
  • Leisure officer
  • Community leisure officer
  • Recreational activities officer

How do I Enrol?

Our enrolment process is easy! You can enrol any time and start studying shortly after enrolment.

  • Phone 1300 887 991 and our Course Consultants will answer your questions and complete the enrolment or Subscription process with you, or
  • For full course enrolments, fill out our online Application Form, or
  • For subscription, Subscribe now to gain immediate access, or
  • For Corporate (10+ enrolments), contact our Enterprise team on 0411 597 927 or enter your details here.

You may be required to provide completed documentation and Identification to complete your enrolment or complete a Core Skills assessment to help ensure the course is suitable for you.

Entry Requirements

There are no general entry requirements to enrol in this course.

To work in Community Services you will typically require a police check, and possibly a Working with Children or Blue Card. While not required to enrol in the course, these may be required for placement (depending on where you locate your placement) and eventual employment so we recommend you confirm your status prior to enrolment if you have any concerns.

Practical Placement

To be assessed as competent in this qualification you must complete 120 hours of relevant supervised work placement, with a minimum of 20 hours conducted in an aged care environment. It is your responsibility to source your placement, however, the College will assist where possible.

Depending on where you undertake your placement you may also need to undergo a police check including working with children checks.

Course Accreditation

This Certificate IV is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF).

Professional Development

This course can be undertaken by subscribing to the Australis Community Services Subscription Program for Professional Development purposes in which case you simply learn the course materials, however, do not complete the assessments.

Delivery & Support

This course’s delivery method is via Blended Delivery.

The program is delivered primarily online, which includes live online sessions. These “virtual” classrooms and chat sessions provide direct regular access to industry experts and other learners. Attendance at live sessions is usually optional but strongly recommended.

Course Duration

Your initial enrolment provides access to the course for 12 months.

Your actual completion time will vary depending on how much time you commit to your study and what knowledge you already have. If you require longer than 12 months you can apply to extend your access via our unique monthly Rolling Re-enrolment option (additional fees apply).

There is no set duration for students who access the course via Subscription/Per Subject.

Tuition Fees & Payment Options

The tuition fee for this course will vary depending on the access/support options you choose.

Option 1: Subscription/Per Subject

Pay a low monthly fee to access ALL our Community courses. This fee, which you can cancel anytime, is either:

  • $16+gst per month for ‘Content Only’ or
  • $46+gst per month for ‘Content + Support‘.

You then simply pay a per subject assessment fee when you submit assessments. Your total course cost is, therefore, the subscription cost (for however long you subscribe) plus the assessment cost (for whichever subjects you actually submit). Subject assessment fees are listed here.

Click here to SUBSCRIBE now or for more information either click here or call our Course Consultants on 1300 887 991.

Option 2: Queensland State Subsidy

The Queensland Government will, for eligible Queensland residents, subsidise your course fee. This will reduce your enrolment cost down to only:

  • $870 for concession card holders, via an interest-free payment plan of 10 x monthly payments of $72.50 per month.
  • $1,040 for non-concession, via an interest-free payment plan of 12 x monthly payments of $86.66per month.

For more details on QLD Higher Level Skills, including eligibility requirements, click here or call our Course Consultants on 1300 887 991.

For Corporate (10+ enrolments), contact our Enterprise team on 0411 597 927 or enter your details here.

Option 3: Full Fee

$3,900 (GST free) payable via the following options:

1 – Monthly Payment Plan with Australis College

An interest-free payment plan of $325 per month for 12 months = $3,900. Click here to find out more about Payment Plans.

2 – Private Student Loan from ‘Study Loans’

Study Loans will progressively loan you the $3,900 tuition fee. This loan, plus interest, needs to be repaid over a maximum 4-year term. Click here to find out more about Study Loans.

For Corporate (10+ enrolments), contact our Enterprise team on 0411 597 927 or enter your details here.

Course Brochure

You can download the course brochure by clicking here.