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This course is Fee Free for eligible Northern Rivers students.
To explore your eligibility GO HERE, or phone our Customer Care team Lismore 02 6622 1903 / Murwillumbah 02 6672 6005. 

This is your opportunity to really improve the quality of life and wellbeing of older people or those living with a disability. Break up the daily routine and bring your enthusiasm into the mix. An exciting possibility for anyone wanting to create a fun, empowering culture for individuals in care.

This qualification covers the theory and practical skills development for employment in these roles. It will build your capabilities in identifying individual and at times complex needs. It will also assist you to use this knowledge to design, implement and evaluate the most effective recreational activities and programs for maximum benefit to clients.

Career pathways as a leisure and health professional include Leisure/Recreation Officer, Diversional Therapy Assistant, Activities Officer, Lifestyle Coordinator and more. In these valuable roles you will train, lead, supervise and or accompany care workers in residential aged-care facilities, community agencies and day centres.

With our Connected Learning study mode you can complete this course from anywhere and achieve your goals. Maintain work/life balance with self-paced learning via our e-learning platform, along with scheduled mentoring from our industry expert trainers. Plus, there are only 9 units to complete to gain this qualification if you already hold a Certificate III 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.

PRE-ENROLMENT REQUIREMENTS

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

WHERE TO NEXT

Select the Apply tab below to explore course start dates and download detailed course information. The course fee is determined according to your personal circumstances, you could be eligible for low fee or fee free training. Please contact the College to discuss your eligibility.

REAL WORLD JOBS

Aged Care Activity Worker / Leisure & Recreation Officer / Diversional Therapy Assistant / Activities Officer / Lifestyle Coordinator

NATIONAL STUDENT OUTCOMES

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This course is nationally recoginsed training

Available in Burleigh Waters, Lismore, Murwillumbah. see below for details

NSW Fees
Concession Co-Contribution Fee
Skilling for Recovery
$0
Concession
$240
First Qualification
$1990
Second Qualification
$2320
Non-subsidised Fee
Full Fee
$4000
Queensland Fees
Subsidised Fee
Concession Co-Contribution Fee
$170 ($10 per unit)
Co-Contribution Fee
$204 ($12 per unit)
Non-subsidised Fee
Full Fee
$4000

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Location: Lismore
Start Dates: 13 January 2023, 3 February 2023, 3 March 2023, 14 April 2023, 5 May 2023, 2 June 2023
Fee eligibility: Explore options
Duration: 12 months
Training Mode: Connected Learning
Study units: 17
Placement: 120 hours
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