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If you currently work as a leisure officer, recreational officer, diversional therapy assistant or activities officer, or want to, this qualification will assist to expand your career options. You will learn how to design, implement and evaluate leisure and health activities and associated programs.

This course requires the support of your workplace and 120 hours of work placement.

There are only 9 units to complete to gain this qualification if you hold a Certificate III qualification in Aged Care (or Individual Support) and are working in the industry.

For anyone with existing nursing qualifications your journey to create positive impact as a diversional therapist/activities officer begins here. Talk to our Customer Care Team about RPL [recognition of prior learning]. The recognition gained may considerably reduce the study time needed to complete a qualification.

Support from our specialist trainers, flexible delivery options mean you can work and study at the same time, our payment plans can help you reach your goal, plus you could be eligible for funding; and study support will assist you through your course.

The Trainer Assessor for this course is Mel Duck. Mel has a Bachelor in Health Science (Leisure & Health) and worked for over 13 years as a Diversional Therapist for a residential aged care facility on the Gold Coast. She believes this is a great qualification for people wanting to make a change in their career direction. “Assistant In Nursing and Personal Carers are a great match to transition into this role. If you find yourself naturally supporting the lifestyle team, or even stepping in when the facility is hosting special events go for your qualification”.

CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure & Health is a pathway to Diploma of CHC52015 Community Services, HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing, Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Social Science, Associate Degree of Integrated Care in Ageing, Bachelor of Occupational Therapy.

Successful completion of this program may assist students to gain entry into further study and/or may contribute towards study credits. Go here for your Health & Community career pathway map and begin.

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This course is nationally recoginsed training

Available in Burleigh Waters, Lismore. see below for details

NSW Fees
Subsidised Fees
First Qualification
Second Qualification
Non-subsidised Fees
Full Fee
Queensland Fees
Co-Contribution Fee
$204 ($12 per unit)
Concession Co-Contribution Fee
$170 ($10 per unit)
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Location: Burleigh Waters
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Duration: 12 months
Training mode: Online; Flexible
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Location: Lismore
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Duration: 12 months / 1 day a month
Time: 9.00am - 12.00pm
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