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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.
Over the years to 2023, the number of job openings for Aged and Disabled Carers is expected to be high of up to 245,000. Job openings can arise from employment growth and people leaving the occupation. Employment for Aged and Disabled Carers to 2023 is expected to grow very strongly. (Job Outlook)
*source: Australian government Job Outlook website
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.