CHC40608 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

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CHC40608 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

Course outline

The CHC40608 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health is for people who want to work in aged care homes and/or in community agencies and day centres assisting with the design, implementation and evaluation of health and leisure activities and programs for residents.

Course structure

The course consists of 16 units of competency: 11 compulsory and five elective units. Elective units should be chosen to reflect the work role and required duties.

Core units

CHCCOM403AUse targeted communication skills to build relationships
CHCCS400C​Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
CHCCS401CFacilitate responsible behaviour
CHCICS405B​Facilitate groups for individual outcomes
CHCORG405E​Maintain an effective work environment
CHCRH401C​Work effectively in the leisure and health industry
CHCRH402BUndertake leisure and health programming
CHCRH404B Plan, implement and monitor leisure and health programs
CHCRH405B​Plan leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
CHCRH406A ​Apply knowledge of human behaviour in leisure activity programs
CHCRH407AApply sociological concepts to leisure and health

Course delivery and duration

The course will be delivered through face to face delivery or blended delivery.  Learners who are new to the industry and are not currently working in this capacity will be required to participate in a 160 hour work placement in an aged care setting. Distance learning opportunities may be available to those learners who have difficulties in attending structured learning due to their location.

Career opportunities

* Activities officer
* Diversional Therapy Assistant
* Community Leisure Officer
* Leisure Officer
* Disability Officer – Day Support
* Recreation Activities Officer

Qualification pathways

Once the CHC40608 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health has been successfully completed, students may wish to undertake a range of diploma or higher qualifications which our Program Coordinators will be happy to discuss.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Funding: 

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