(Updated Certificate IV in Leisure and Health)

CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

20 days Classroom Theory

2 Days per week
9am – 3.30pm
10 week period

15 days On-the-job Placement

120 Hours
8am – 5pm
3 week period

1 Week of Post Placement Review

2 Days per week
9am – 3.30pm
1 week period


The above reflects one example of the training delivery and assessment models that InterCare can provide for you to get the most out of your training.

More About our Leisure and Health Course |
Is this course for you?

This industry requires energetic, compassionate and caring people to assist with the support of those who are the oldest members of our community. You would be required to provide psychological, practical and emotional support using the skills you learn from this qualification to compliment your knowledge and ability.

The Certificate IV in Leisure and Health allows you to assess the human behaviour of those requiring support and implement leisure activities or programs to support their everyday lives. These programs focus on initiatives that are beyond clinical care and aim to be interactive, recreational and health related activities.

On-the-job Training | Work Placement

This course includes 120 hours of work placement in a real facility. This is an opportunity for you to gain day to day experience within the industry as well as being able to work with a mentor on site. We aim to find you placement in a facility near you and hope to make this process a simple one for you to have the most rewarding experience with us.

Key features in this course

• Core unit theory and essential knowledge is delivered in the classroom
• The practical skills will be developed on the job during the work placement component in an appropriate facility under supervision over a specified period of time
• Assessment of practical skills will be assessed during the work placement component

Employment Opportunities

Possible job opportunities include an Activities Officer, Community Leisure Officer, Disability Officer, Diversional Therapy Assistant, Leisure Office and Recreational Activities Officer.

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Current clear Police Check required, please see a selection of providers below:

InterCare/NCC Police check Service;
InterCare/NCC issued Police Check.
Cost: $49.50

Victorian Police Check Service;
Victorian Police Check.
Full Cost: $43.70
Volunteer Cost: $16.40

Queensland Police Check Service;
Queensland Police Check.
Cost: $52.75

Working With Children’s (WWC) Check required.

VIC students click here for more info.
QLD students click here for more info.
NSW students click here for more info.

Delivery & Assessment Models
  • At InterCare Training we want to ensure that you have a fun and enjoyable learning experience, it is because of this that we offer a range of flexible training delivery and assessment models to meet each individuals needs.

Please call us today on 1300 10 CARE (2273 to discuss delivery models with our customer service consultants

Course 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 an 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 care work
  • CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with Dementia
  • CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness
  • CHCDIS004 Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
  • CHCCCS008 Develop strategies to address unmet needs
  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
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Info Sessions
  • 13th July: Springwood QLD
  • 20th July: Southport QLD
  • 27th July: Springfield QLD
  • 3rd August: Caboolture QLD
  • 10th August: Springwood QLD

Please call 1300 10 2273 to book your place.

Evening Course Details

2 Nights per week; 6pm – 9.30pm x 14 weeks (theory)
PLUS 120 hours of work placement.
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Work Placement
  • Mandatory 120 hours of work placement to be completed

Want to find out more about Work Placement?

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Victorian Courses

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Queensland Courses

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New South Wales
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CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

Are you interested to improve the lives of those who require care and assistance? If so, this is the course for you. This qualification provides a foundation for those wanting to design, implement and evaluate leisure and health activities for a range of clients within the community services industry. The Certificate IV in Leisure and Health has been designed to give you the skills to improve the environment of those in need while providing you with work experience in a location near you.

  • 120 hours of experience in a real facility

  • Career advice and support

  • Various locations nationally

  • Interactive environment with outstanding trainers

Take the first step

Carly – Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

“I have had the privilege of having an amazing teacher. She has not only taught us what we need to know for the world we are about to enter but she has shown us how to get out of the box. [The trainer] has demonstrated strategies and ideas with her extensive knowledge of this industry with participation in group conversations and ideas, you got a feel for how the other class members felt and thought about things and the activities that [the trainer]  got us to do helps us in the workplace…”