Currently our enrolment intake is closed. If you are seeking to study in the aged care sector, we recommend visiting the Queensland Skills Gateway website.
This qualification reflects the role of workers participating in the design, implementation and evaluation of leisure and 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.
CHCLAH001 Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
CHCLAH002 Contribute to leisure and health programming
CHCLAH003 Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
CHCLAH004 Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
CHCLAH005 Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a personcentred approach
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and inclusion
CHCAGE001 Facilitate empowerment of older people
- To commence this program, your Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills must meet required standards for ACSF LEVEL 2.
- You need to provide a current national Police Check or you must provide evidence that you have applied for a police check in your respective state as soon as possible.
- Students must be currently employed in a direct client care role
within the aged care industry.
- Evidence of flu and/or COVID-19 vaccination is required to undertake practical placement in an aged care setting. For more information, check with your state health department website.
This course is delivered via correspondence over approximately a 12 month period to existing workers in the aged care sector.
This is a paper-based method where you can study within Queensland. The learning material will be mailed out to you and you will be able to contact your trainer through email, phone or skype. Dependant on your location, trainers will be available to visit you on site (in consultation with your facility).
A minimum of 120 working hours must be logged in a community care services organisation.
Possible career pathways you may like to consider upon completion:
- Leisure and lifestyle coordinator
- Activities officer
- Leisure officer
- Community leisure officer
- Recreational activities officer