CHC43415 - Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification reflects the role of workers participating in the design, implementation and evaluation of leisure, health activities and programs for clients in one or more sector areas. Workers may be in residential facilities and/or in community agencies and day centres, completing specialised tasks and functions in relation to leisure and health. While workers are responsible for their own outputs, work is carried out under direct or indirect supervision within defined organisation guidelines. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency. This qualification provides students with skills and knowledge to support personal care for older people in the activities of daily living, and provides students with the skills to commence a career in the community services industry towards a Certificate III Individual Support (Home and Community, and Disability).

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $3757 (2018)
$3910 (2019)
Subsidised Full Fee $799 (2018)
$833 (2019)
Subsidised Concession Fee $442 (2018)
$476 (2019)
Fee for service per unit $230 (2019)
Subsidised full fee per unit $49 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $28 (2019)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health
AQF Level Level 4: Certificate IV

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course however, there are mandatory clinical placement requirements which need to be met. Mandatory Clinical Placement Requirements are as per the CQU Immunisation Policy and are for patient and student safety.  

Refer to the Clinical Placement Guidelines and Mandatory Checks Requirements for Clinical Placement for more details.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualized plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Occupational outcome: Diversionary therapy assistance, Leisure and health officer, Community leisure officer, Activities officer, Disabilities officer-day support, support worker. These workers assist with design, implementation and evaluation of health and leisure activities and programs for clients in one or more sector areas, and may be responsible for other workers.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 10 core units
  2. Complete 7 elective units
Standard Course Structure

18 Months full-time

  • Mixed Mode
Core
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care More Information
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships More Information
CHCLAH001 Work effectively in the leisure and health industries More Information
CHCLAH002 Contribute to leisure and health programming More Information
CHCLAH003 Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs More Information
CHCLAH004 Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs More Information
CHCLAH005 Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming More Information
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice More Information
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status More Information
Elective
It is recommended to enrol into one unit at a time, however students can enrol into more than one at a time if desired. Final unit to be chosen between (only choose one): CHCCCS009 or CHCCCS025
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families More Information
CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour More Information
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people More Information
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia More Information
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing More Information
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach More Information
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients More Information
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support More Information

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
2 CHCCOM002 - Use communication to build relationships
3 CHCLAH001 - Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
4 CHCLAH002 - Contribute to leisure and health programming
5 CHCLAH003 - Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
6 CHCLAH004 - Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
7 CHCLAH005 - Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
8 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
9 CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
10 HLTAAP002 - Confirm physical health status
11 CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older people
12 CHCAGE005 - Provide support to people living with dementia
13 CHCCCS023 - Support independence and wellbeing
14 CHCPAL001 - Deliver care services using a palliative approach
15 CHCADV001 - Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
16 CHCCCS015 - Provide individualised support

The following units have no specific enrolment order and you should discuss the order of enrolment for these with your teacher.
Unit Code Unit Name
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

There are currently no intakes for this course.
2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

Online

Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a regular basis.
18 Months full-time
This course is delivered online. Students will be supported through the VET Moodle platform, phone and email.
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details

More Details

Clinical Placement Requirements
If students are not working in the industry, a Practical Placement of 120 hours minimum and maximum of 200 hours in a calendar year must be completed. A Third Party report must be signed by both student and supervisor to confirm essential skills gained.  

Refer to the Clinical Placement Guidelines and Mandatory Checks Requirements for Clinical Placement for more details.  

Mandatory Check Requirements
As per the CQU Immunisation Policy and for patient and student safety, the previously recommended checks are now mandatory for all placements.   
  • Please click here for full details of your requirements or access these requirements via the Moodle Site.
  • Please see Mandatory Cut-Off dates for submission dates of your mandatory checks.  You will not be eligible to proceed to placement if you fail to meet the deadline.

Depending upon the capacity of the health care providers/facilities in the student’s geographical area, students may be expected to travel to an alternative location in order to complete their prescribed clinical placement. Students will only be offered one placement per student, per course, per term.

Any enquiries should be directed to the WIL (Work Integrated Learning) Team via email to nursingclinical@cqu.edu.au or call (07) 4930 9124. 

Resource and Computing Requirements
It is a requirement of enrolment in this course that you have access to the CQUniversity website. You will be required to undertake various components of study in the course using email and the internet. 

It is strongly recommended that you have access to Internet to access online resources that include email, internet, video conferencing (mic and camera) and electronic assessment submission.

All submissions of assessment must be uploaded electronically to the VET Moodle platform.