Build a rewarding career in aged care and make a difference when you participate in the design, implementation and evaluation of leisure, health activities and programs for your clients.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Work with diverse people
Contribute to programming
Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts
Confirm physical health status
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Real-world experience through 160 hours work placement
The ability to plan, create and run group and individual activities
Exposure to the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
During your study you’ll need to provide your teacher with the following evidence:
A National Police Check
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Screening Check
Current vaccination and health screenings record
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Access to an aged care facility or community group
The ability to complete early or late shifts
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: recreation officer , activities officer and diversional therapy aid.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate IV in Leisure and Health does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Certificate IV in Leisure and Health does not have any post-graduate courses.
The Certificate IV in Leisure and Health does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate IV in Leisure and Health qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 17 units of competency, including 10 core and 7 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
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