CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

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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.

CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

Delivery Mode
This is a distance course for students who are currently employed in a direct client care role within the community services industry.

Course Duration
12 months

Start Date 
Rolling Intake

Nationally Recognised 

Government Funding & Fees
Higher Level Skills Funding

Payment Methods
Payment Plans, Direct Debt, Debt/Credit Card, Cash, Catalyst Plus Interest Free Student Loans

Course Units

Units of competency – Core

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

Units of competency – Electives

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

Training delivery options

This course is delivered using a blended learning/workplace based model with existing workers in the community services industry.
Dependent on your location, trainers will be available to visit you on site (in consultation with your workplace). You will be in contact with your trainer at least once a month.
Assessment methods include short answer questions, case studies, projects, workplace assessments and observations.

Practical Placement

Not required as students are employed in a direct client care role within the community services industry. Evidence of 120 hours of work is still required.


Career pathways

Possible career pathways for students who complete the
CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health are:
• Leisure and lifestyle coordinator
• Activities officer
• Leisure officer
• Community leisure officer
• Recreational activities officer


Full Fee Student co-contribution fee (Non-Concession)* Student co-contribution fee (Concession)*
$4,995 $59 $20

* This training is delivered with Queensland government Funding.

Payment Plan

A payment plan allows you to pay a regular weekly amount prior to completion of your course


Students will be entitled to pay the concession cost if:

  • Students hold a Health or Pension Card
  • Students are the partner or dependant of the person who holds the Health or Pension concession card
  • Students are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Students with a disability

Subsidised training

Higher Level Skills Funding

The Queensland government will pay an amount towards the cost of this course for eligible students and the student will pay a subsidised cost – the cost above.

To be eligible for a subsidised training place students must meet the following criteria:

  • An Australian citizen
    • permanent resident
    • temporary resident with necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency
    • New Zealand citizen permanently residing in Queensland
  • Over 15 years of age
  • Have left school
  • Must not hold a qualification at certificate IV level or higher in any discipline

Additional Costs

Learning materials and assessment workbooks are included in course costs

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