If you have a passion for enriching the lives of older people and enjoy being creative, then this CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health from Phillips Institute is an ideal course for you to consider. This nationally recognised qualification is designed to prepare individuals for a career as an Activities Officer or Lifestyle Coordinator in residential aged care and community settings.
The Certificate IV in Leisure and Health qualification covers a range of topics that include person-centred care, designing and delivering programs that meet client needs, enhancing communication skills, and promoting healthy living. As an integral part of the overall health care team, Activities Officers play a crucial role in promoting and maintaining the physical, emotional and social wellbeing of residents of these settings.
Upon completion of this course, graduates will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to design and deliver person-centred activities programs that enhance communication skills, promote healthy living and contribute to the overall wellbeing of clients. The course also provides graduates with the opportunity to apply for membership of Diversional Therapy Australia, a professional organisation for leisure and health practitioners.
Delivery mode is via classroom-based skills training, blended online theory plus aged care practical placement; or flexible online delivery plus practical placement or work-based learning.
This course is covered by the Victorian Government’s Skills First funding program and eligible students can have 100% of their tuition fees covered. Please enquire now to see if you qualify for government funding.