Community Services

CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

Qualification Description

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.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.


Further study pathways – This qualification will provide you with a pathway to CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health.

Employment pathways – Although it does not guarantee an employment outcome, completion of this qualification could lead to your employment in leisure and health in the aged care and community services industries in the following occupational titles:

Entry Requirements

You are required to undertake a Pre Training Review prior to enrolment to identify competencies you have previously acquired and to ascertain your suitability and appropriateness for this qualification. The Pre Training Review is designed to ensure we can help you participate in and successfully attain your desired learning outcomes.

Mandatory requirements – There are no mandatory requirements for this qualification.

Suitability requirements – There are no suitability requirements for this qualification.

Materials, equipment and resources – You will need access to a computer with Internet.

Workplace Experience

Prior to commencing workplace experience, you must obtain a current Victorian Working with Children Check as well as a current satisfactory Police Check as required by the Placement Provider. You are required to undertake a minimum of 120 hours of workplace experience through work placement/employment in relevant aged care and community services industries. A PTA workplace deed needs to be approved by PTA before you can start workplace experience.

Qualification Structure

To successfully complete CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health you must complete the following units of competency.

Unit CodeUnit TitleC/EStreamPR/CR
1CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleE--
2CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementiaE--
3CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeingE--
4CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and familiesE--
5CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationshipsC--
6CHCDIS003Support community participation and social inclusionE--
7CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleC--
8CHCGRP002Plan and conduct group activitiesE--
9CHCLAH001Work effectively in the leisure and health industriesC--
10CHCLAH002Contribute to leisure and health programmingC--
11CHCLAH003Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programsC--
12CHCLAH004Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needsC--
13CHCLAH005Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programmingC--
14CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practiceC--
15CHCVOL003Recruit, induct and support volunteersE--
16HLTAAP002Confirm physical health statusC--
17HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client careC--

LEGEND C = Core E = Elective PR = Pre-requisite CR = Co-requisite * = unit has pre-requisite/s