Want to move your career into the community service and health industry? We can help you do it at TAFE Gippsland with a Certificate IV in Leisure and Health.
By the end of this course, you’ll be able to plan and conduct exciting activities and learn to confirm the physical health status of the people you’re helping.
Take your studies further and increase your employment opportunities by completing a Diploma of Leisure and Health or a Diploma of Nursing. We’ll be on hand to discuss all your options if that’s the path you choose – because making those decisions isn’t always easy!
We can help you achieve your career goals at TAFE Gippsland.
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TimesMondays 9:00am - 3:00pm
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Leisure and Health.
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 including:
- Activities officer
- Community leisure officer
- Disability officer - day support
- Diversional therapy assistant
- Leisure officer
- Recreation activities officer
Opportunities for Further Study
- Diploma of Leisure and Health
- Diploma of Nursing
Course and Entry Requirements
The Certificate IV in Leisure and Health requires students to complete physical and academically demanding tasks, in order to be successful with the Certificate coursework and practical placement, students are required to perform and demonstrate a number of skills in a safe manner to those within their care, themselves, other students and staff.
By understanding the task required within the course work and practical placement students can make an informed decision whether the program is suitable prior to enrolment.
Click here to read the Inherent Requirements for this course
Participants will require access to a computer and an internet connection.
VET Student LoansNot Applicable for this course
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Specialist Course Information
Specialist Course Information
- Police Check is required
- Working with Children check is recommended
Placement is arranged by:
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Student ServicesSupport is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.
Recognition of Prior LearningMany TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
Sample course units
|CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports|
|CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support|
|CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people|
|HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status|
|CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCLAH005 Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming|
|CHCLAH004 Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs|
|CHCLAH003 Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs|
|CHCLAH002 Contribute to leisure and health programming|
|CHCLAH001 Work effectively in the leisure and health industries|
|CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships|
|CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing|
|HLTAID011 Provide First Aid|
Assessments are undertaken in simulated situations, role plays in the workplace, in class and written assignments, online written responses and online quizzes, Practical Placement, Portfolios, Reflective activities (online)