CHCSS00080 – Induction to Leisure and Health

Grow your career opportunities through the CHCSS00080 Induction to Leisure and Health.

The skills and knowledge gained from completing the CHCSS00080 Induction to Leisure and Health will enable you to provide quality of life opportunities to individuals who experience barriers to participation in recreation and leisure.

By completing this Skill Set, you will have gained the basic knowledge required to enhance the psychological, social, emotional and physical well-being of a range of individuals through leisure and recreation…today and into the future.

Become part of the fast-growing Leisure and Health industry by completing the Nationally Recognised CHCSS00080 Induction to Leisure and Health.

In this Induction to Leisure and Health course, you will learn skills to support people in meeting their leisure and recreational needs.

The skills and knowledge gained from this course will provide you with the basic and essential knowledge you will need to improve the quality of life opportunities for individuals who experience barriers to participation in recreation and leisure.

Workers may be in residential facilities and community agencies and day centres, completing specific tasks and functions around leisure and recreation. While workers are responsible for their output, work is usually carried out under direct or indirect supervision and within an organisation’s guidelines.

Course Outcomes

By studying the CHCSS00080 Induction to Leisure and Health, you will learn the basics of 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.

Our course has been designed with your career path in mind. With 120 hours of practical placement, we ensure that you have real workplace experience upon completion, which is likely to increase your employment prospects.

This is an interactive and supportive course, and also includes extensive trainer support from industry experts to help you achieve your goals.

In this Skill Set you’ll also learn to:

  • Provide appropriate leisure and health services
  • Operate within the policies and procedures of the leisure and health sector
  • Identify activities to match leisure and health needs of the client or group
  • Assist with the preparation of activity plan
  • Identify and obtain required resources
  • Promote activity or program
  • Deliver activity or program
  • Evaluate activity
  • Document the activity or program
  • Gather and record detailed information about clients
  • Participate in the design of individual program plans
  • Implement individual program plans
  • Monitor and evaluate individual program plans

Leisure and Health Qualification Career Opportunities:

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

Community Services Qualification Pathways

By completing the Leisure and Health course you will also have the option of continuing to complete either a CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health or CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health courses through Australis.

There are a number of units of competency in the CHCSS00080 Induction to Leisure and Health which are also contained within our range of Community Services and Counselling courses. One of our team will be happy to discuss the number of credits you could apply towards these courses. Any credits that you are granted will also, therefore, reduce the time and cost of these courses.

How do I Enrol?

Our enrolment process is so easy! You can enrol in this course at any time and therefore begin studying shortly after enrolment. You can enrol either by:

  • Phone 1300 887 991 where one of our friendly Course Consultants can answer all your questions and also complete the enrolment process for you, or
  • Online by filling out our Application Form

Over 3 month period, students at Australis College must complete 3 units of competency while studying to obtain their CHCSS00080 Induction to Leisure and Health.

Skill Set Requirements

This skill set has been endorsed by the industry as suitable for individuals who:

  • hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in an area involving the provision of direct client care or support

Practical Placement

To be assessed as competent in this Skill Set, you are required to undertake at least 120 hours of supervised work placement as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency.


This CHCSS00080 Induction to Leisure and Health is also 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

The course is delivered entirely online via e-learning, recorded videos, links and downloadable tools and activities. In addition, you can attend optional periodic online group chat sessions hosted by Australian Industry experienced trainers and assessors.

Course Duration

We also allow up to 3 months to complete this course. Your actual completion time may be less depending on prior experience and the time you commit to your study.

Tuition Fees & Payment Options

The course fee depends on which option you choose from below:

Option 1: Subscription/Per Subject

You pay a low monthly subscription fee which provides access to ALL our Community courses, and a per subject assessment fee when you are ready to submit a subject. Your total course cost is, therefore, the subscription cost (for however long you subscribe) plus the assessment cost (for whichever subjects you need). Subject assessment fees are listed here.

The monthly Community Faculty Subscription fee (which you can cancel anytime) is:

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

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

Option 2: Payment Plan

$1,125 via an interest-free payment plan of $375 per month for 3 months. Click here for more about Payment Plans.

For Corporate (15+ enrolments) programs and pricing please contact our Enterprise team on 0438 099 041 or enter your details here.

Please contact our Course Consultants on 1300 887 991 for further information on payment options and course opportunities.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Your work and life experiences are valuable. So valuable, in fact, that they may be able to reduce the time taken to complete and also the course fees.

The process known as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) considers your experience and therefore compares this against criteria for each unit of competency.

For more information about the RPL Process either call 1300 887 991 to speak with one of our friendly Course Consultants.