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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

  • National Course Code: CHC43415
  • TAFE NSW code: CHC43415-01V02-21WPK-200

Location – Wetherill Park

Study Type

FT Connected

Course Start Date

09 Feb 2021

Study Commitment

25 Hours per week

Duration

18 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

Course Details

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.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

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

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

WORK PLACEMENTS

Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

  1. NSW HEALTH

Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to
Meet NSW Healths - Criminal Record Check requirements;
Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW Health;
Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

For specific information regarding NSW Healths requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at:
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

  1. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit:
    http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

  2. COMMUNITY AND CHILDRENS SERVICES

Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Childrens Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit:
http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

  1. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT

Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • to engage with connected learning which is where a teacher leads a virtual classroom where students and teachers in different locations are connected to each other via web conferencing technology. You will attend these virtual classrooms and participate in learning and activities as if you were at TAFE.
  • to be available to attend the connected classrooms on the dates and times as per the timetable. To participate in the connected lesson you will need a computer or device, webcam and headset and access to the internet.
  • to complete a National Criminal record check and Working with Children Check (WWCC) to go on work placement.

Work Placement is a requirement of this course, you will need to complete:

  • at least 120 hours of documented work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency. TAFE NSW can arrange work placement on behalf of the student.

Check with your teachers on employer eligibility. At times access to the workplace may be disrupted due to COVID-19. TAFE NSW has implemented additional protocols to protect workplace, student and Teachers and/or Assessor health and safety. You will need to complete a National Criminal record check and Working with Children Check (WWCC) to go on work placement.

To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time, blended delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 22 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 3 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 14 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, work experience and research.

To complete this qualification, you may be required to undertake connected theory classes via an online platforms such as Microsoft Teams or Skype and/or attend a modified practical demonstration, assessments or practical skills at TAFE NSW Wetherill Park over 3 days a week.

As part of this course, you may be asked to undertake role play assessments via connected technologies such as Skype or Microsoft Teams and submit your assessment events electronically to your teacher/s through either the TAFE NSW Moodle or direct email.

Workplace learning continues to be an essential component of this qualification. In this course you will be required to complete 120 hours however at times access to the workplace may be disrupted due to COVID-19. TAFE NSW has implemented additional protocols to protect workplace, student and Teachers and/or Assessor health and safety.

Please note: All face to face on campus delivery and assessment will comply with TAFE NSW COVID-19 Safe Guidelines. TAFE NSW-Wetherill Park will support TAFE students with their learning.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • are pre-employment or existing workers without formal qualifications.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Tutorial Support.

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

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 9:30am to 2:30pm. In addition, you are required to complete 120 hours of workplacement. 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?

An initial payment of $80 is required to confirm your enrolment into this course. If you do not wish to continue with your enrolment, you must formally advise Customer Service of your withdrawal. If you do not withdraw prior to the first date of the course, this initial payment is non-refundable.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

  • A student shirt for use on work placement will be available to purchase from the section.

If you have any further questions, please contact us on 13 79 74.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

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RECOGNITION

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

Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 13 79 74.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
CHCLAH002 Contribute to leisure and health programming
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCLAH005 Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
CHCLAH004 Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
CHCLAH003 Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
CHCLAH001 Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
Elective Units
Number Title
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
SISCCRO001 Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

Wetherill Park
The Horsley Drive, Wetherill Park
Phone 131 601

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