- This course is not offered to International students
Diploma of Leisure and Health (CHC53415) reflects the role of workers with responsibility for designing, implementing and evaluating health and leisure activities, and programs for clients in one or more sector areas. Work may be in residential facilities and/or in community agencies and day centres. Workers work under supervision or as sole practitioners and may be required to plan, coordinate and evaluate other workers and work teams within broad but generally well-defined guidelines.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Diversional Therapist
- Activities Coordinator
- Community and Leisure Coordinator
- Lifestyle Coordinator
- Leisure Services Coordinator/Manager
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
- Box Hill
Duration and Study Load
- 15 Months
- 240 hours of work placement
Delivery structure is comprised of classroom training sessions, structured learning such as training support, learning activities, self-paced (to allow the learners to absorb and reflect on their learning), workshops and work placement.
There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into this course. Students may enrol directly in the diploma level course without completing lower ranked qualifications.
- Age: must be 18 years or over
- Undertake Pre-Training Review
- Undertake LLN test: Learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy (ACSF Level 3) are desirable to participate in the course
- It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills
To achieve Diploma of Leisure and Health qualification the candidate must have completed at least 240 hours of work placement as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency.
All students must complete a minimum of 240 hours of work placement in an accredited residential care facility for either aged care, disability or home and community organisation to be deemed competent for this qualification.
If a student is unable to find appropriate work placement, Hammond Institute will assist in finding the work placements.
Assessment method may include:
- Knowledge Questions
- Written Assignment & Case studies
- Workplace Assessment
- Log Book
- Projects / Research Reviews
About Hammond Institute
Hammond Institute is a Registered Training Organisation which has been delivering quality training since 2001. Hammond Institute works with the community, industry and employers to develop and deliver innovative training that equips people for jobs.
Hammond Institute Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO NO: 90720)