Course Start Date
18 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
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
This is a full time, combination course. You must attend approximately 18 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 12 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.
The course will run 2 days a week for 21 weeks.
Every effort is made by TAFE NSW staff to ensure a successful outcome for enrolled learners. Students have the option to undertake connected delivery and face-to-face delivery on campus. Attendance will be Monday and Tuesday face-to-face or via online learning with Wednesday as a tutorial support/flexible learning day. Practical demonstration skills will be held at TAFE. Due to COVID-19 social distancing measures will be put in place for face-to-face delivery.
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 Monday and Tuesday with day classes. 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?
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
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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
|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|
|CHCCCS020||Respond effectively to behaviours of concern|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing|
|CHCPAL001||Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
|HLTAID011||Provide First Aid|
|SISCCRO001||Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons|
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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