Leisure and Health

CHC43415 - Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
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CHC43415 – Certificate IV in Leisure and Health


NEXT COURSES START >> 27 June 2024, 17 October 2024

DURATION >> 12 months
DELIVERY >> Hybrid delivery: virtual, face to face, online and self-paced program.
WORK PLACEMENT >> 120 hours (arranged for you by ITeC Academy)
SUBSIDISED PRICES >> You may be eligible for Smart and Skilled funding or training subsidies.*  View Fees & Charges PDF for information.
NON-SUBSIDISED PRICES >> Full-fee $8,810.
LOCATION >> ITeC Academy, Wollongong.

A career that goes to the heart of providing older people with the time of their lives.

This course develops your skills and knowledge to be able to assess the individual needs of residents and clients requiring support and develop and implement leisure activities or programs to support everyday living.
This qualification covers the design, implementation and evaluation of health and leisure activities in the Aged Care Sector. The Certificate IV in Leisure and Health is part of an exciting and diverse career pathway in the community services and health care sectors.

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Learn new skills

Throughout the qualification you will learn to:

  • Participate in the design, implementation and evaluation of health and leisure activities
  • Provide leadership for other employees and team members
  • Work effectively and use communication to build relationships.

Achieve your goals

On the successful completion of all course requirements, you will gain:

  • A nationally recognised qualification: CHC43415 – Certificate IV in Leisure and Health.
  • Experience in facilitating leisure and health programs in a residential/home care setting.
  • Skills to work effectively in a team in a residential care / home care environment.

Career outcomes

Completing this course will provide you with a nationally recognised qualification and may help you to prepare for career roles such as a:

  • Lifestyle officer
  • Leisure and activities worker
  • Support worker
Course Units

Core Units

CHCCOM002 – Use communication to build relationships.
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people.
CHCLAH001 – Work effectively in the leisure and health industries.
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.
CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and improve own professional practice.
HLTAAP002 – Confirm physical health status.
HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care.

Elective Units

CHCCCS020 – Respond effectively to behaviours of concern.
CHCCCS023 – Support independence and wellbeing.
CHCAGE005 – Provide support to people living with dementia.
BSBXTW301 – Work in a team.
CHCDIS002 – Follow established person-centred behaviour supports.
CHCCCS008 – Develop strategies to address unmet needs.
CHCMHS001 – Work with people with mental health issues. 


You will be assessed a number of ways. These methods may include:

  • Written questions
  • Role-plays
  • Observation in the classroom in a simulated environment
  • Observation in the workplace
Funding and Fees
You may be eligible for state or territory training subsidies to assist with course fees.
Check your eligibility for Smart and Skilled funding or speak to us to find out more details about subsidised prices on 02 4223 3100.

For information on funding, subsidies and prices view our Fees and Charges Schedule.

Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs.

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* This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government through the Smart and Skilled program.
* Training under NSW Fee Free is fee free and fully funded by the NSW and Commonwealth Governments’.
* ACT Traineeships training is funded by ACT Govt. in partnership with the Commonwealth Govt.
* ACT – Skilled Capital is an ACT Government training initiative, funded by the ACT and Australian Governments.