VIC CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health2019-09-16T13:33:59+00:00

CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

The Certificate IV in Leisure and Health is a nationally recognised qualification that equips you to design, implement, and evaluate leisure and health activities and programs for clients in residential facilities, community agencies, or day centres.

This qualification will provide you with the opportunity to work in a sector where there are genuine employment opportunities, as well as providing you with an opportunity to make a difference. Plus, when you study with Aged Care Training Services, you know you are receiving the best training from experienced, qualified trainers and assessors as well as the support you need to achieve your career goals.

If you are committed to the care and rights of elderly people, are physically fit, have empathy, discretion and a high level of professionalism, then consider taking the next step in your career by gaining this nationally recognised qualification.

  • Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator
  • Diversional Therapy Assistant
  • Community Leisure Officer
  • Disability Officer
  • Recreation Activities Officer
  • Leisure and therapy Assistant
Learning and assessment occurs in two distinct phases. The first phase includes facilitated classroom learning combined with online learning  and theory-based assessment.

This is then followed by the practical placement phase where skills and knowledge are applied and practiced and work-based assessment occurs.

The below units have been selected in conjunction with industry consultation, to offer a full range of competencies that will assist to design, implement, and evaluate leisure and health activities and programs for clients who are elderly or have a disability.

Units are subject to change any time at the discretion of Aged Care Training Services.

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     Description

CHCCDE002         Develop and implement community programs

CHCDIS003          Support Community participation and social inclusion

CHCHCS001         Provide home and community support services

CHCCCS025         Support relationships with carers and families

CHCDIS002          Follow established person-centered behaviour supports

SISCCRO001        Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons

SISXCAI007         Assist with activities not requiring equipment

Study Mode
Full time, including:

  • 9 full day face-to-face workshops (1 session per month)
  • Self-paced online learning and assessment
  • Minimum of 120 hours placement or work experience

The course takes  9-12 months to complete depending on a person’s prior experience.

As part of your CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health course, there is a minimum of 120 hours of work placement required.

Placement is a great opportunity to put all your knowledge into practice. While you are on-the-job training you will be supervised and guided by experienced professionals who work at the facility and you will have scheduled visits from your trainer. This will give your trainer an opportunity to observe your competence to perform tasks at the standard required.

Aged Care Training Services will arrange Practical Placement for eligible individuals where required! We work with a number of reputable facilities in the Melbourne regional and metropolitan areas. We always aim to place individuals in a facility that is close and convenient for their individual needs. Please Note: Practical Placement positions are at the discretion of the facilities availability and criteria.

When individuals are attending any Aged Care Facility for Practical Placement they must wear a student uniform at all times. Aged Care Training Services will supply you with a polo shirt and a name badge.

There are no prerequisites to gain entry
into CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health .


For entry into this course you will require adequate language, literacy and numeracy skills in English that allow you to read and interpret information, understand training, demonstrate leadership skills as well as provide and follow clear instructions, and prepare written assignments and documents for assessment.


  • Students must obtain a police  check / clearance
  • Student must be 18 years of age
We encourage people with disabilities to apply
To ensure we meet your learning needs we will conduct an LLN before you enrol.

No need to be discouraged about this as the LLN is a great tool to allow us to identify any extra support you may require.

We deliver courses in

  • Bairnsdale
  • Ballarat
  • Bendigo
  • Melbourne CBD
  • Mildura
  • Pakenham
  • Shepparton
  • Traralgon
  • Wodonga
  • Wonthaggi

See our course calendar below to see when a course is starting near you.

Skills First provides an opportunity to access Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding to complete a nationally recognised qualification.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Funding. Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Eligibility criteria applies.

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The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

This training is delivered with Commonwealth and Victorian Government funding. An eligibility criterion applies.

A $250.00 application fees covers an initial assessment of RPL requirements.  Further assessment (if applicable) will be charged at $60.00 per hour. Please note that approval from the individual will be sought prior to commencing any further RPL assessment.

All training is delivered by us! We do not have third parties delivering on our behalf.

We are an approved Registered Training Organisation. Our RTO # is 6127. http://training.gov.au/Organisation/Details/6127

Our legal name is Century Group Pty Ltd. We trade under the names of Arrow Training Services as well as Aged Care Training Services.

We are responsible for the quality of the training and assessment you receive and all compliance. We are also responsible for the issuance of the AQF certification documentation (Your qualification!) We are committed to delivering a training experience worth talking about! (in a good way of course)

If at any point time you are not satisfied with us, please feel free to Contact Us for assistance.

  • Jobseekers
  • Those looking for a career change
  • Those working in the industry looking to move into the leisure environment

Whatever your reason for enrolling in this course, our qualified staff will ensure you are job ready to service the health and community sector.

If you are enthusiastic, caring and are committed to the care and rights of elderly people and people with a disability, this qualification is another valuable pathway in your Community & Health career, or your stepping stone to a meaningful new career.

The CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health is a nationally recognised qualification that equips you to design, implement, and evaluate leisure and health activities and programs for clients in residential facilities, community agencies, or day centres.

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Prior to reserving your seat for this qualification, have you;

  • Do you understand what the Victorian Training Guarantee is and the funding eligibility?
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  • Are you aware of the fees and charges relating to this course?
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To make a booking (note this does not include final course fees nor does it commit you to any additional payments)  either;

  • Choose a pin from the map  and then view available course start dates and choose the “book” button or;
  • View the table of available class dates by location on the right hand side, choose your course start date and click the “book now” button.

After making a booking one of our staff will contact you to confirm your eligibility for funding, placement and payment options.