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.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator
- Diversional Therapy Assistant
- Community Leisure Officer
- Disability Officer
- Recreation Activities Officer
- Leisure and Therapy Assistant
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
Duration and Study Load
- This course will be approximately to 6-14 months in duration depending on RPL, Credit Transfer and individual needs of the learners and practical placement arrangements. The actual course duration will depend on when learners are able to complete their compulsory practical placement
This course is delivered via a combination of-
- Virtual Face to Face Training Sessions 1 day a week
- 16 hours per week of self-paced flexible learning including completion of assignments
- 1:1 coaching to provide all the support you need
- 120 hours of mandatory practical placement
(Please note that practical placement is a mandatory component of the course completion and may be impacted by COVID should restrictions or government directives prohibit student placement in workplaces such as aged care facilities)
There are no pre-requisites to gain entry into CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health, however you must;
- Be over 18 years of age
- Obtain a police check/certificate prior to practical placement
- Willing and physically fit to do practical placement
- Undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment that the appropriate support can be provided and or sourced
Language Literacy and Numeracy
The minimum LLN requirements for this course are listed below.
The Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment tool utilised by Aged Care Training Services is mapped to the ACSF. All learners are required to complete the LLN Assessment prior to enrolment. These are assessed by a TAE40116 (or equivalent) qualified trainer assessor prior to commencing classes, to determine each learner’s overall ACSF level.
The LLN assessment will indicate whether the learner meets the levels required to:
- undertake the qualification or,
- will be able to complete the program with some support, or
- will need further skills to ensure they meet the LLN skills to successfully participate in the program. Leaners who identify as needing more language, literacy and numeracy skills will be referred to ESL training or similar training as required
The skills gaps identified in the LLN assessment assists to determine the support need for each learner before the commencement of the course.
Learners complete questions which relate to learning, reading, writing and numeracy as well as self-assessment
- Practical Placement is an important part of your course- 120 hours of practical placement is required to achieve your qualification. It is a great opportunity to put all your knowledge into action and showcase your skills to a perspective employer
- We arrange your placement for you!. We always aim to organise placement for you in a workplace that is aligned with your individual needs and aspirations and if possible conveniently located
- When individuals are undertaking placement they must wear a student uniform at all times. You will be required to dress in the attire as directed by the facility where the complete practical placement. We provide all learners with an ACTS polo shirt and name badge. Any requirements over and above this (such as pants and shoes, you will be required to organise for yourself and is not provided to you by ACTS
About Aged Care Training Services
We are a respected registered training organisation with a reputation of producing qualified personal care attendants who are well prepared and suited to a caring role in aged care.
Aged Care Training Services prepares learners so they can advance with confidence in their chosen career by:
- Developing up to date and relevant course content in consultation with Industry experts and Health Care Providers
- Responding to the needs of our learners by taking the time to ensure each individual’s learning plan is considered and where required guidance, further assistance or development time is organised
- Timely delivery of training which assists individuals to develop the necessary skills, knowledge and attitude so as they are able to respond to many challenging and diverse environments in the context of delivering care. Aged Care Training Services is a well known and respected registered training organisation with a reputation of producing qualified personal care attendants who are well prepared and suited to a caring vocation
Aged Care Training Services is A Registered Training Organganistion (RTO #6127)