CHC53415Diploma of Leisure and Health

Australis College
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    Australis College (RTO 31518)

  • Qualification


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  • Payment Options

    Study Loans eligiblePayment plan

  • Duration

    18 months full-time; 2 years part-time

  • Start Date

    Anytime – start today!

  • Course Fee

    Price may vary Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Recreation Officer | Physical Activity Officer | Activity Officer | Recreational Youth Activities Worker | View all

Last modified: 23 Aug 2018

In a Nutshell

Turn your passion for helping others into a rewarding career enriching people's lives with this CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health course from Australis College.

Designed for people seeking exciting and meaningful careers in a people-focused industry, this comprehensive course provides the fundamental skills, knowledge and experience required to succeed in leisure and health and requires no prior experience.

During the course you'll gain a solid understanding of the barriers people face to participating in recreation and leisure and learn skills to help clients navigate these barriers to improve their quality of life. You'll also learn essential skills such as planning and implementing leisure and recreational activities, how to identify an individual's needs and adapt activities, provide client support and also volunteer training and management.

With regular online webinars and practical work experience available, this flexible course ensures you develop the skills and experience required to succeed in a health and leisure planning role within this aspect of the community services industry.

If you're interested in starting a career helping people, and love working in health and lifestyle, this course could be your first big step.

To be assessed as competent in this qualification, you are required to undertake 240 hours of supervised work placements in a relevant community service delivery setting.

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  • What You'll Need to Get In


    There are no entry requirements for this course.

  • Subject Breakdown

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    The Australis College leisure and health diploma consists of the following units of competency:

    • CHCCOM003 – Develop workplace communication strategies
    • BSBMGT502 – Manage people performance
    • CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
    • CHCSET001 – Work with forced migrants
    • HLTAAP002 – Confirm physical health status
    • CHCADV002 – Provide advocacy and representation services
    • CHCLAH009 – Apply concepts of human psychology to facilitate involvement in leisure programs
    • CHCLAH005 – Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
    • HLTWHS003 – Maintain work health and safety
    • CHCDEV001 – Confirm client development status
    • CHCCCS004 – Assess co-existing needs
    • CHCLAH001 – Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
    • CHCLAH008 – Provide leisure education
    • CHCLAH002 – Contribute to leisure and health programming
    • CHCLAH003 – Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
    • CHCLAH006 – Coordinate planning, implementation and monitoring of leisure and health programs
    • CHCLAH004 – Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
    • CHCDIS007 – Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
    • CHCMHS001 – Work with people with mental health issues
    • SISCCRO001 – Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
    • CHCPOL003 – Research and apply evidence to practice
    • CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and improve own professional practice
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  • Why Australis College?

    Australis College is an award-winning national registered training organisation (RTO) focused on ensuring that our students graduate with the skills and knowledge they need to find a job, advance their career, or build on their current skills. At Australis College, our vision is to be Australia’s most trusted RTO. Our mission is to provide exceptional industry-relevant training that creates real employment outcomes for our students.

    Because we promise “job-ready training, today,” we always put the student first and all of our training is purpose built with that in mind – to ensure our graduates are highly competent and job ready.

    Our blended learning approach combines the flexibility of online learning with the practical support of face to face or live training via web tutorials, online forums, and interactive eLearning.

    Australis College Pty Ltd | RTO 31518 | Trading as Australis College, Australis Aviation College, Australis Natural Health College.

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health from Australis College.

This nationally recognised qualification will equip you with the skills, insights and experience required to seek employment in the exciting and fast-growing leisure and health industry.

You may choose to seek employment as an activities coordinator or manager, recreation manager, or client services support worker.

You'll develop the skills and knowledge required to provide holistic leisure and health support to clients with a broad range of needs, including aged clients, clients with disabilities, young clients and clients with mental health issues. You'll also build personal abilities required to succeed in this rewarding and dynamic field.

Industry Accreditation and University Articulation

Australis College is recognised by Diversional & Recreation Therapy Australia for the CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health, which assures graduates are eligible to apply for membership to Diversional & Recreation Therapy Australia.

This qualification also acts as a stepping stone to further study. Australis College has partnered with Western Sydney University to create an articulation agreement for the CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health which sees this course provide credit to the Bachelor of Health Science, Bachelor of Social Science, and Bachelor of Community Welfare.

Wondering where a career in disability could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

Let's Talk Price

The tuition fee for this course is $6,235 and payment options available include:

  • Interest-free Payment Plan
  • Personal Student Loan with Study Loans

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Approved students will be loaned from $2,001 to $15,000, to cover all or part of their course tuition from an approved provider. The loan will be progressively drawn to pay tuition fees and paid to the training provider directly on behalf of the student. The loan will be paid back via direct debit over 6-48 months, at competitive interest rates, with no penalties for early repayment.

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