CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health


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.

Qualification information

CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health consists of 17 units of competency consisting of 10 core units and 7 elective units. This qualification includes a mandatory 120 hour work placement.

Core units

CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships

HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status

CHCDIV001  Work with diverse people

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

CHCPRP003 Reflect and improve on own professional practice

CHCLAH001  Work effectively in the leisure and health industries

CHCLAH002 Contribute to leisure and health planning

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

Elective units

CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing

CHCCCS015  Provide individualised support

CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

CHCAGE005 Provide support for people living with dementia

CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families

CHCVOL003  Recruit, induct and support volunteers

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Unit codes and titles are correct at time of publication. Codes, titles and selected elective units may change at any time without prior notification.Elective units have been selected by HANMAC on the basis of consultation with industry. Elective units that are not included in the elective section of this page are available by negotiation. Elective units must meet the packaging rules within CHC43415 before being considered for inclusion.

Employment Opportunities

  • Community Leisure Officer
  • Community Recreation Activity Assistant
  • Day Support Disability Officer
  • Diversional Therapy Assistant
  • Recreational Activities Officer
  • Weekend Recreational Activities Officer


Students enrolling in this course will be provided support by phone and email as required. Face to face meetings can be arranged by appointment.  
Students requiring higher level support then what can be provide will be referred to external support services.


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Course Duration

Twelve months. This course is competency based and can be completed in a shorter time frame depending on the students existing skills and knowledge and prior learning.

Course commencement date

Face to face (Classroom based) training: Orientation / commencement date: TBA.

External: External enrollments for the 2018 calendar year have begun and will continue until early December 2018. For further information on external study options please contact HANMAC.

Course flyer / Expression of Interest

If you are interested in enrolling in this course please complete the Expression of interest and return to HANMAC in person, by post or via