CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health


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Duration 36 weeks (including holidays)

Practical Training Sydney Dandenong

Delivery Blended and Online

CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health – Your Gateway to a New Career in Leisure and Healthcare

If you’re passionate about helping people live life to the fullest, then Yorke Institute’s CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health could be for you.
As the standard of care and support continues to increase, so too has the demand for these services. The need for support workers within the disability, aged care and community service industry has skyrocketed and is predicted to do so for the foreseeable future, making it a career of longevity, variation and satisfaction.
If you want to take on a role in supporting people and their well-being, Yorke Institute’s CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health in Melbourne can provide you with the skills, knowledge and tools you’ll need to succeed both personally and professionally.

Starting your Career in Community Support

If you’re patient, active, compassionate and adaptable, then you have the necessary foundations for an exciting career in leisure and health. With the successful completion of a CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health from Yorke Institute, you’ll graduate well-prepared to help others stay active, healthy and happy. There is also no shortage of job prospects on offer for those qualified in leisure and health.
This qualification is suited to learners who aspire to work in the following jobs:
  • Aged Care Activity Workers
  • Care Service Team Leaders
  • Care Supervisors
  • Diversional Therapy
  • Recreation Facilitators
  • Lifestyle Support Workers
  • Community Activity Coordinator
  • Leisure and Therapy Assistants
Yorke Institute’s CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health is designed for those who wish to make a positive impact on the well-being of the community and support a positive lifestyle for all, no matter the environment. Whether it be at home, hospital, aged care homes, community groups or specialist facilities, this Cert IV course provides students with the skills and knowledge they need to give tailored leisure and health services for the elderly, disabled, youth and the general public.
Help others live a healthy and happy lifestyle with the CHC43415 Certificate in Leisure and Health from Yorke Institute.

Career Pathway

CHC43415 – Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
CHC53415 – Diploma of Leisure and Health
Career Pathway from completing CHC43415 – Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
Become a Disability Officer-Day Support, Activities Officer, Community Leisure Officer, Diversional Therapy Assistant, Leisure and Recreational Officer, Personal Care Worker (PCA) and more!

Make Everyday Matter

When working in leisure and health, no day is ever the same. This pathway offers a career with the stability many seek without the usual 9am-5pm workday, making for a healthy work/life balance. The leisure and health sector is equally rewarding as it is challenging and you’ll never have a dull workday as you interact, engage and support people from all walks of life.
In order to best accommodate students, Yorke Institute provides flexible study options such as the availability of weekend and evening classes to support students in completing the course and achieving their goals without needing to compromise.

Industry Connections

Yorke Institute prides itself on its ongoing commitment to the VET training and delivery space. This has forged strong industry links in the health, aged care and disability sectors across Victoria, giving students the best learning opportunities, a wealth of workplace experience and plenty of job prospects upon graduation.
Aged and disabled careers, complemented by leisure and health workers, are one of the top 10 occupations for training commencements in 2022 according to the government. Yorke Institute’s CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health course is a job-ready course to fill this skills shortage and is more important now more than ever before.
Make a positive impact on the lives of others with the CHC43415 Certificate in Leisure and Health from Yorke Institute.

Expert Educators and Training

Here at Yorke Institute, our future leisure and health workers are trained by expert educators. The course is delivered in a manner that accommodates a range of learning styles so that they are job-ready upon completion and given the foundations they need should they choose to proceed with higher education at university.
Our structured learning equips students with the practical guidance, work placements and ongoing support they need to achieve their career aspirations and become valuable members of the workforce.
Upon completion, graduates can expect to:
  • Support overall individual health and well-being
  • Provide personal care, support and encouragement for participating in activities
  • Assist with daily living activities
  • Create, implement and monitor care plans
  • Work autonomously without direct supervision
  • Demonstrate a person-centred approach
  • Communicate, engage and support people
Yorke Institute prides itself on being a fair and inclusive learning environment for all; people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Course Details:

Course Overview
National Code and Title
CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
Practical Delivery Sites
Domestic Students
  • Sydney Campus: 70-72 Bathurst Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
International students
  • Dandenong Campus: 124 Princes Hwy, Dandenong, VIC 3175, Australia
  • Sydney Campus: 70-72 Bathurst Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
Duration of program
36 weeks ( including holidays).
Learning and assessment
36 weeks is broken into time for training, learning and assessment activities. This includes:
  • Class sessions scheduled for 15 hours per week for 36 weeks
  • Homework/self-directed learning of approximately 12 hours per week
  • Work Placement totalling 120 hours 8 hours a week for 30 weeks
  • 4 weeks holidays
Entry Requirement
Yorke requires the following evidence for admission into this program
  • 18 years old and above
  • Completion of Year 10 education or an appropriate Certificate II or III level qualification which demonstrates the student’s readiness for entry to AQF Level 3 or Pre-Training review with a Proficiency level of Language Literacy and Numeracy which is assessed by Yorke.*Definitions and Meanings refer to LLN
Delivery Mode
Blended with online and face to face for practical tasks in a simulated environment. Practical tasks are conducted in our Melbourne based city campus.
Traineeship programs are conducted online and at work sites for practical tasks.
There is also self-study and completion of a work placement of 120 hours work placement at an approved workplace.
Practical tasks are conducted in our Sydney and Dandenong Campuses.
Program Units
The Certificate IV Leisure and health requires the completion of 17 Units ( including 10 core and 7 elective units). Yorke Institute has pre-selected the following electives that students will complete. In addition, To achieve this qualification you MUST complete at least 120 hours of work placement as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency
Use communication to build relationships
Work with diverse people
Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
Contribute to leisure and health programming
Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Confirm physical health status
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Provide individualised support
Support relationships with carers and families
Facilitate the empowerment of older people and CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
Provide support to people living with dementia
Apply a human rights-based approach to the identification reporting and prevention of disability abuse
How many placement hours do I have to complete?
You have to complete mandatory 120 hours of work placement
What are the requirements for placement?
Placement is an exciting opportunity for students to apply their practical and theoretical knowledge learnt in class in the real work environment. But it’s important for students to be fully prepared and respect the placement provider’s policies and the needs of residents. Prior to commencing your placement, you would be required to demonstrate competency in units that cover WHS, manual handling, communication, working in diverse environment etc. and mandatory police check.
How much support will I get from trainers to complete the course?
Trainers will provide support from the beginning to the end of the course, encouraging you to submit your assessments within a reasonable time of 1-2 weeks. Each task will be marked as Satisfactory or Not Satisfactory and you’ll be given up to three attempts per assessment task.
Where a task is marked as Not Satisfactory, you will be provided with detailed written or verbal feedback and be given the opportunity to resubmit/re-attempt the task. Where you have exhausted your attempts at re-assessment, you will be required to re-enrol in the unit or module, participate in further training and undertake the whole assessment again. Our dedicated student support team will also contact you regularly to follow up with your progress and attendance.
If I exit the course without finishing it what will I receive?
If you decide to withdraw from your course without finishing the entire course you may still be entitled to receive a Statement of Attainment for units you are competent in. However, many units within a healthcare course require you to complete the placement hours to meet competency. Refer to for unit-level requirements for this course.
Can I engage in fully online studies?
This course is not designed for 100% online studies. You will be delivered training in a simulated classroom environment and be required to be fully engaged in the course requirements. Sometimes you will be expected to work in groups as group work is an important part of this course so that you can practise working with others and communicating and group work is sometimes necessary for assessment; however, assessment will always be conducted individually to ensure fairness for all students.
What are the prerequisites for this course?
There are no prerequisites.
Are there any specific industry /enterprise or licensing requirements for this qualification?
• Triple vaccination (Covid-19) • Flu vaccination • Police check • Working with children

Leisure and Health Course in Melbourne

Want to start your career in leisure and health? If you’re ready to take the leap, simply contact Yorke Institute today to discuss your eligibility and see where our CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health can take you.

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Course Content

Time: 10 weeks

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