Certificate IV in Leisure and Health - CHC43415

ALACC Health College, Australia

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 02933E

This qualification reflects the role of workers participating in the design, implementation and evaluation of leisure, health activities and programs for clients in one or more sector areas. Workers may be in residential facilities and/or in community agencies and day centres, completing specialised tasks and functions in relation to leisure and health. While workers are responsible for their own outputs, work is carried out under direct or indirect supervision within defined organisation guidelines.To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


10 core units plus 7 electives.


  • Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
  • Establish self-directed recovery relationships
  • Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • Provide home and community support services
  • Lead team effectiveness
  • Engage respectfully with young people
  • Develop and implement community programs
  • Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  • Work with diverse people
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Visit client residence
  • Support community participation and social inclusion
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • Confirm physical health status
  • Work within a community development framework
  • Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • Assist with recreation games not requiring equipment
  • Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  • Provide individualised support
  • Process and maintain workplace information
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Support relationships with carers and families
  • Support the rights and safety of children and young people
  • Work with forced migrants
  • Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
  • Plan and conduct disability recreation programs
  • Support independence and wellbeing
  • Use communication to build relationships
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
  • Contribute to leisure and health programming
  • Recruit, induct and support volunteers
  • Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
  • Support youth programs
  • Provide recovery oriented mental health services
  • Provide first aid
  • Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • Provide support to people living with dementia
  • Develop strategies to address unmet needs
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
  • Facilitate inclusion for people with a disability

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Preston International: $1,585 Yes

Further information

To achieve this qualification, students must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

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