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CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

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Open Colleges
  • Awarded by
    Open Colleges (RTO 90796)
  • Qualification
    Certificate IV
  • Study Mode
    Online
  • Course Cost
    Upfront Payment: $3,890 OR Payment Plan: Weekly Instalments of $82.39 (plus $100 deposit)
  • Duration
    Up to 18 months
  • Payment Option
    Payment planUpfront payment
  • Duration
    Up to 18 months
  • Start Date
    Enquire now for upcoming start dates
  • Location
    Online
  • Career Outcomes
    Aged Care Activity Worker | Activity Officer | Lifestyle Coordinator | View all

overviewCourse Overview

Gain the skills to make a positive impact in the lives of clients in aged care, health, and the community services sectors with the Certificate IV in Leisure and Health (CHC43415) from Open Colleges.

This nationally recognised qualification will teach you how to plan, implement and monitor individual and group activities for a diverse range of people. You’ll learn to support independence and wellbeing, relationships with carers and families, as well as community participation and social inclusion. You’ll learn by working for a fictitious care facility where 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. These skills will then be able to put this knowledge into practice with a 120-hour work placement.

Gain practical skills

To successfully complete this course and gain hands-on experience you must complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement, within a suitable workplace. Suitable workplaces include residential aged care facilities, respite care facilities, day care centres, home care environments, community support settings, rehabilitation services and refuges.

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This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learnWhat You'll Learn

In this course, the units of competency you may study include:

  • CHCLAH001 - Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
  • CHCCOM002 - Use communication to build relationships
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCCCS023 - Support independence and wellbeing
  • CHCLAH005 - Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
  • HLTAAP002 - Confirm physical health status
  • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCLAH002 - Contribute to leisure and health programming
  • CHCLAH003 - Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
  • CHCCCS025 - Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCHCS001 - Provide home and community support services
  • CHCMHS002 - Establish self-directed recovery relationships
  • CHCMHS003 - Provide recovery-oriented mental health services
  • CHCDIS003 - Support community participation and social inclusion
  • CHCDIS001 - Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
  • CHCLAH004 - Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
  • CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Why study withWhy Study With Open Colleges

Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. All courses are delivered by correspondence, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.

As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

Where will it lead meWhere Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Leisure and Health (CHC43415) from Open Colleges.

With this qualification under your belt, you will have the knowledge and skills to consider a career as an aged care activities officer, lifestyle coordinator or recreation group leader.

  • Aged Care Activity Worker
  • Activity Officer
  • Lifestyle Coordinator
  • Lifestyle Assistant
  • Lifestyle Officer
  • Recreation Activities Coordinator

How much will it costHow Much Will It Cost?

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $82.39 per week
  • $100 deposit

Payment Option 2: Pay in full when you enrol and save up to 20% on your course fees

  • $3,890 upfront payment

Pre-requisitesWhat You'll Need To Get In

To be eligible for this course applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Understanding of English to atleast a Year 10 level; AND
  • Be atleast 18years old; AND
  • Basic computing skills; AND
  • Have access to digital equipment; AND
  • If completing the practical tasks of this course on a construction site, you will be required to have a white card; AND
  • Basic Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

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