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This qualification equips you to design, implement and evaluate leisure and health activities and programs to support every day lives for clients in residential facilities, community agencies or day centres.
Throughout the course, you will learn to work effectively in leisure and health industries and contribute to the programming for clients with complex needs. You will also build your knowledge of safe work practices, lifespan development and sociological concepts, communication and relationship building and professional practices.
In Victoria, the number of people working as Aged and Disabled carers grew very strongly over 5 years:
The job role has the largest projected employment growth in Australia.
The most recent figures project that employment will increase from 266,900 in 2021 to 341,800 employed by 2026.
source: Jobs and Skills Australia, 2021 Employment projections for the five years to 2026.
This qualification could lead to your employment in the aged care industry in the following occupational titles
- Leisure and Lifestyle co-ordinator
- Diversional therapy assistant
- Community leisure officer
- Disability officer
- Recreation activities office
- Leisure and therapy assistant
*If you are eligible for Skills First funding and decide to access your entitlement, the training will be delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Learn more about Skills First Funding click here.
Please Note: All course information session and commencement dates are proposed dates and are subject to the numbers of students interested. Please always confirm the details of an information session with one of our office members before you attend.