CHC43415 – Certificate IV in Leisure and Health – for International Students

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CHC43415 - Certificate IV in Leisure and HealthCRICOS: 094037J

Overview

The CHC43415 – Certificate IV in Leisure and Health is all about improving the well-being of people in our care through programs that are outside clinically-based care plans. This addresses the design, implementation, and monitoring of a collaborative recreational and health-related activities.
It also reflects the role of workers taking part in the process and evaluating leisure and health activities and programs for clients in one or more areas. This course will also prepare for work in completing specialist tasks and functions in residential facilities, clients’ homes and/or community centers. While workers are responsible for their own outputs, work is carried out under direct or indirect supervision within defined Organisational guidelines.

Duration and Delivery

This qualification is delivered over some period of 1015 nominal hours (which is 1 year 1-month full time for international students and 8 months for local students) comprising of classroom sessions, skills training, self-directed study assessments, practical placement (200 hours) and assessment assistance.

Format

Classroom based training and supervised practical experience in a community and/or residential setting. Students have the choice of organising their Placement at an Approved facility, alternately ALACC will provide assistance.

Location

Level 1/169 Plenty Road, Preston, VIC 3072. Practical placement locations as negotiated by ALACC with individual Providers.

Purpose

This qualification reflects the role of workers participating in the design, implementation and evaluation of leisure, health activities and programs for clients in one or more sector areas. Workers may be in residential facilities and/or in community agencies and day centres, completing specialised tasks and functions in relation to leisure and health. While workers are responsible for their own outputs, work is carried out under direct or indirect supervision within defined organisation guidelines.

Who May Attend

This qualification is beneficial for any person who may

  • This qualification is beneficial for any person who may
  • Be actively seeking employment in community and/or residential setting
  • Have no formal qualifications in leisure and health
  • Wish to review/update knowledge and practical experience
  • Be seeking a new career
Recognition

Students may be able to shorten the length of their studies through the recognition of past experience and/ or qualifications gained elsewhere. Applications can be made for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer.

These will be assessed according to the college’s policy & procedures to determine if/how much advanced standing will be granted.

This qualification holds National Recognition.

Pre-Requisites

The minimum age for eligible applicants is 18 years. Applicants must have successfully completed Year 11 or equivalent.

A proficiency in English equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Overall) is required for all International applicants.

Although LLN test is not an entry requirement, students are asked to undertake the same so appropriate academic support can be ensured throughout the course of study.

Clinical placements

Practical placements will take place on the completion of the Theory component of Training. The placement hours are two hundred which will be arranged by the college and the students are not required to pay any extra fees for the placement as it is accommodated in the total fee. However, if a student does not attend the placement arranged, then the student will have to pay for the costs set by the clinical placement providers.

A current Police check is mandatory before undertaking placement. Students will be required to self-facilitate this.

Practical placement is a mandatory requirement for satisfactory completion of this qualification. Students have an option of organising their placement with a service provider of their choice subject to ALACC approval, alternatively, ALACC will provide assistance to organise placement.

The college will issue a practical placement letter and agreement only after sighting original Police Check. Students can provide a Statutory Declaration in situations where the police check is delayed.

Student Learning and Assessment Resource Book 2 outlines the practical placement requirements.

Refer to the ALACC Work Placement policy for details.

Classroom based training and supervised practical experience in a community and/or residential setting. Students have the choice of organising their Placement at an Approved facility, alternately ALACC will provide assistance.

Pathway

Successful completion of this qualification will enable you to progress to CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health or to gain employment within community and/or residential setting.

Assessment

Assessments will be conducted to determine the achievement of competency-based learning outcomes. Assessments may include student questions, case study/ scenarios, practical skills observation and assessment (simulated environment/ practical placement).

Occupational Titles

Occupational titles may include Activities officer, Community leisure officer, Disability officer – day support, Diversional therapy assistant, Leisure officer, Recreation activities officer.

Course Units

Please ask us about credit transfers.

Core Units

CHCCOM002
Use communication to build relationships
55
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
40
CHCLAH001
Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
50
CHCLAH002
Contribute to leisure and health programming
65
CHCLAH003
Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
80
CHCLAH004
Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
50
CHCLAH005
Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
65
CHCPRP003
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
120
HLTAAP002
Confirm physical health status
90
HLTWHS002
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
25

Elective Units 7

CHCAGE001
Facilitate the empowerment of older people
50
CHCAGE005
Provide support to people living with dementia
65
CHCCCS015
Provide individualised support
30
CHCCCS023
Support independence and well being
80
CHCCCS025
Support relationships with carers and families
70
CHCDIS003
Support community participation and social inclusion
60
CHCCCS020
Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
20

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    Course Fees
    International Fee
    (On Shore)
    AUD 12,500.00 AUD 4,000.00
    Fees: AUD 3,500.00
    Registration Fee: AUD 500.00
    International Fee
    (Off Shore)
    AUD 12,500.00 AUD 7,500.00
    Fees: AUD 7,000.00
    Registration Fee: AUD 500.00

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