Course Description

The activities that clients in the aged care, health, and community services sectors take part in can have an extremely positive impact on their daily lives. Get the skills to make a difference.

Throughout the CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health you will learn:

  • How to plan, implement and monitor individual and group activities for a range of clients.
  • The communication skills to build relationships and work with a diverse range of people.
  • How to support independence and wellbeing, relationships with carers and families, as well as community participation and social inclusion.
  • The skills to incorporate sociological concepts into leisure and health programming.
  • How to effectively provide recovery-orientated mental health services, and home and community support services.

The wide range of electives available within this course allows you tailor your learning to the sector you already, or hope to, work in.

Why study this course?

  • Taking part in leisure and health programs allows clients to address a range of psychological, social, emotional and physical needs while also having fun.
  • As you progress through the course content, you’ll learn by working for a fictitious care facility. You’ll be introduced to a range of fictitious colleagues and be faced with a variety of situations you may encounter in a real life workplace.
  • You will put the knowledge you learn into practice with a 120-hour work placement.
  • The selected units within this course provide experience and skills in a wide range of aged care, health and community settings.
This course involves work placement that currently needs to be undertaken in Australia. More information available in our FAQs

Potential career outcomes

  • Activities Officer
  • Aged Care Activities Officer
  • Drop In Support Worker
  • Lifestyle Assistant
  • Lifestyle Coordinator
  • Lifestyle Officer
  • Recreation Activities Coordinator
  • Recreation Activities Officer
  • Recreation Group Leader
  • Resident Activities Officer
  • Support Worker