Phillips Institute’s CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health is a course designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge required to become a Lifestyle Coordinator or fulfil one of many other community health roles. This role involves providing engaging lifestyle programs to improve the quality of life of clients in residential facilities and community agencies.
The course is suitable for those looking to gain recognition for their existing skills or upgrade their knowledge with a higher qualification. It covers topics such as designing, implementing, and evaluating health and leisure activities, as well as enhancing communication skills and personal fulfilment for clients within a residential aged care setting.
The Lifestyle Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and facilitating the aged care residential lifestyle program, overseeing the process to plan, implement, facilitate and evaluate programs and activities. They will design and implement high-quality activities programs to facilitate group activities and one-to-one strategies for resident enjoyment in line with a person-centred approach. Additionally, the Lifestyle Coordinator is responsible for establishing and maintaining the community networks that are integral to the success of the lifestyle program. Activities and Lifestyle staff have a significant role in community and residential services and are an integral part of the overall health care team.
You can join this course at any time with facilitator-led online classes combined with work-based learning. Phillips Institute can assist you to locate a Melbourne-based work placement of 240 hours which is required to complete for this qualification. If you’re already in a relevant role, you may provide evidence of your experience of 240 hours in a lifestyle or activities role.
This CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health 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 this government funding.