Course Start Date
12.5 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Leisure and Health will enable you to further your rewarding career in aged care. Participate in the design, implementation and evaluation of leisure, health activities and programs for your clients, and make a real difference in their lives.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Use communication to build relationships
- Work with diverse people
- Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
- Contribute to programming
- Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
- Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
- Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts
- Confirm physical health status
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- A caring and patient nature
- Fun and bright personality
- A passion for helping people who are Aged for have a disability
- Ability to manage groups and adapt to different situations quickly
- Excellent communication skill
- Positive attitude and empathy
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
- Recreation officer
- Activities officer
- Diversional therapy aid
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a flexible blended course. You will need to attend approximately 7.1 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 1 year. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 5.4 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 10 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including research, readings and assessment preparation and clinical placement preparation.
This course is offered by Connected Classroom. This is just like a regular classroom, but teachers and students use the latest video conferencing technologies.
Your teacher can be in one TAFE location, and you can join the class from another TAFE location using video conferencing equipment or a mobile device. You can also join in from a venue in a participating regional community. You will be able to see and talk to your teacher and other students as though they were in the room with you. You will also have access to support to meet your learning needs.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who have access to workplaces which will provide experiences and learning to support the agreed units for the qualification. The students may access the workplace either as employees or volunteers. Ideally, students accessing the CIV in Leisure in Health will have previous experience in either aged care or disability services.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural Support
Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday from 4.30pm to 8.30pm, and Thursday from 10.00am to 2.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
Addition cost to students will be any transport and/or accommodation required while attended compulsory work placement.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
Blended learning provides students with access to a wide range of courses and training opportunities from a local TAFE NSW campus or from home.
Blended learning combines online, web/video conferencing, and workshops including:
Study using the TAFE Digital online learning platform.
Connected learning on campus
Connected learning enables you to attend your nearest TAFE NSW campus to participate in scheduled video conference classes with your teacher and other students located around the state.
Mobile training units
Mobile training units can be mobilised across many TAFE NSW locations and enable you to access teachers and specialised equipment and resources required on training days.
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLAH001||Work effectively in the leisure and health industries|
|CHCLAH002||Contribute to leisure and health programming|
|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|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|HLTAAP002||Confirm physical health status|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support|
|CHCCCS020||Respond effectively to behaviours of concern|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCVOL003||Recruit, induct and support volunteers|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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