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Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Royal College of Healthcare (RTO 31994)

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Activities Officer | Recreational Activities Officer | Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator | Leisure Officer | View all

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This course meets 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.

Course Rundown

About this course

The Certificate IV in Leisure and Health(CHC43415), offered by Royal College of Healthcare, prepares students to design, implement and evaluate leisure and health activities and programs for clients in a number of sectors.

Throughout the course, you'll develop the knowledge and skills required to work within the leisure and health industries. You'll learn how to communicate effectively, follow safe work practices and work with diverse people, as well as how to plan, implement and monitor leisure and health programs for clients with varying needs.

This course is available to those who currently work within the community services industry, and is delivered through a blended learning/workplace-based model. Depending on your location, you'll be visited by trainers in your workplace for on-site training, and assessed through a variety of methods including case studies, observations and projects.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills meet the standards for Certificate IV study level; AND
  • Must be currently employed in a direct client care role within the community services industry.

Funded students must hold a management/supervisory role within a community sector organisation such as an aged care facility.

Areas of study

The units of competencies in this qualification include:

  • CHCLAH001 - Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
  • CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • CHCCOM002 - Use communication to build relationships
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • HLTAAP002 - Confirm physical health status
  • CHCLAH002 - Contribute to leisure and health programming
  • CHCLAH003 - Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
  • CHCLAH004 - Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
  • CHCLAH005 - Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
  • CHCMHS001 - Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCAGE005 - Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS020 - Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  • CHCDIS009 - Facilitate ongoing skills development using a personcentred approach
  • CHCCCS023 - Support independence and wellbeing
  • CHCDIS003 - Support community participation and inclusion
  • CHCAGE001 - Facilitate empowerment of older people
Royal College of Healthcare When it comes to quality training in aged care and disability services look to Royal College of Healthcare. Develop your skills in the rapidly growing healthcare industry and join one of Australia’s largest and most rewarding sectors.

Up-to-date courses and outstanding trainers makes Royal College well regarded in the industry and their students in high demand. Commit to making a royal change to your career with a course healthcare!
Royal College is all about helping you achieve your study and career goals! You’ll be allocated a dedicated and expert trainer who will be available via phone, email or face-to-face to offer ongoing support and answer questions.

Their Study Success Program also offers coaches who are able to help students who want extra study assistance as well as preparing you for the job hunt after graduation.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate IV in Leisure and Health (CHC43415) from Royal College of Healthcare.

Graduates are prepared to pursue specialised leisure and health-related positions in a variety of workplace settings, including residential facilities, community agencies and day centres.

Curious about where a career in community services could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Activities Officer
  • Recreational Activities Officer
  • Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator
  • Leisure Officer
  • Community Leisure Officer

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Royal College of Healthcare offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner.

  • Upfront payment via direct debit, debit/credit card or cash
  • Catalyst Plus Interest Free Student Loans may be available to eligible students

Enquire now for more information and to see if you meet eligibility criteria.

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