Certificate IV in Leisure & Health (CHC40608)
|Start dates||Register your interest for 2014|
|Locations||Blackburn & Brisbane|
|Course Length||5 months part time (1 day per fortnight) plus 160 hours of work placement|
|Course Fees||Refer to the Funding & Fees page for costs and available funding options, or call us on 1300 306 886|
Secure Your Future in the Leisure and Health Industry
Our nationally accredited Certificate IV in Leisure and Health will provide you with general skills, background information and specific knowledge to assist with the design and implementation of diversional therapy programs in residential facilities and community organisations.
- Diversional Therapy Assistant
- Activities Officer
- Community Leisure Officer
- Leisure Officer
- Disability Officer – Day Support
- Recreation Activities Officer
- Completion of a Maths and English assessment unless a pass in Year 12 Maths and English has been achieved or a Certificate IV or higher has previously been obtained.
- A current Police Check.
- For information on how to apply, click here.
The Certificate IV in Leisure and Health consists of 16 units and incorporates theory based classroom learning with practical, hands-on sessions in nursing labs. You will also gain real life experience and put your learning into practice through 160 hours of work placement.
|CHCCOM403A||Use targeted communication skills to build relationships|
|CHCCS400C||Work within a relevant legal & ethical framework|
|CHCCS401C||Facilitate responsible behaviour|
|CHCICS405B||Facilitate groups for individual outcomes|
|CHCORG405E||Maintain an effective work environment|
|CHCRH401C||Work effectively in the leisure & health industry|
|CHCRH402B||Undertake leisure & health programming|
|CHCRH404B||Plan, implement and monitor leisure & health programs|
|CHCRH405B||Plan leisure & health programs for clients with complex needs|
|CHCRH406A||Apply knowledge of human behaviour in leisure activity programs|
|CHCRH407A||Apply sociological concepts to leisure & health|
|CHCWHS312A||Follow WHS safety procedures for direct care work|
|HLTAP401B||Confirm physical health status|
|HLTHIR403C||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients & co-workers|
|HLTFA311A||Apply first aid|
|CHCAC319A||Provide support to people living with dementia|
Assessments for the Certificate IV in Leisure and Health vary and can include presentations, class discussions, assignments, practical demonstrations, short tests, essays, workbooks and case studies. Each unit is assessed in the classroom / practical lab and in the clinical setting to determine your competency against the elements and performance criteria.
Course fees can vary by state and are based on a number of different factors. Please refer to our Funding & Fees pages for more information, or call us on 1300 306 886 to discuss the most appropriate funding or payment option for you.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT)
RPL and CT is a process to acknowledge your previous achievements of competencies or learning outcomes that may count towards your qualification.
RPL provides credit for relevant skills, knowledge and experience gained through working and learning, as well as formal and informal training.
Credit transfer is a process that provides credit for a unit of competency previously achieved.
If you intend on applying for RPL or CT:
1. Carefully read the information contained within the RPL Information Booklet.
2. Complete all sections of the RPL Application Form.
3. Collate copies of all required documents to use as evidence of your prior learning/experience and attach them with your application.
4. VIC Students - Submit these via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than the second week of your course.
5. QLD Students - Submit these via email to email@example.com no later than the second week of your course.