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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.

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.


  • 18 months maximum duration
  • 17 Units
  • 45 minutes scheduled mentoring with Trainer each fortnight
  • 12 hours per Unit of directed home studies
  • 4 hours per Unit of research
  • This course requires the support of your workplace and 120 hours of employment/job tasks, OR will be achieved at the conclusion of the course at a time when it is safe to do so.

Students will be required to complete and pay for a National Police Clearance prior to enrolment in this course.

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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Duration: 18 months
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