TAFE NSW

Certificate IV in Leisure and Health - CHC43415

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

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 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.

Structure

10 core units plus 7 electives.

Subjects

  • Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
  • Establish self-directed recovery relationships
  • Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • Provide home and community support services
  • Lead team effectiveness
  • Engage respectfully with young people
  • Develop and implement community programs
  • Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  • Work with diverse people
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Visit client residence
  • Support community participation and social inclusion
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • Confirm physical health status
  • Work within a community development framework
  • Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • Assist with recreation games not requiring equipment
  • Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  • Provide individualised support
  • Process and maintain workplace information
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Support relationships with carers and families
  • Support the rights and safety of children and young people
  • Work with forced migrants
  • Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
  • Plan and conduct disability recreation programs
  • Support independence and wellbeing
  • Use communication to build relationships
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
  • Contribute to leisure and health programming
  • Recruit, induct and support volunteers
  • Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
  • Support youth programs
  • Provide recovery oriented mental health services
  • Provide first aid
  • Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • Provide support to people living with dementia
  • Develop strategies to address unmet needs
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
  • Facilitate inclusion for people with a disability

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Bega Campus No
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Cooma Campus No
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Glendale Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Gosford Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Goulburn Campus No
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Meadowbank Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
Moruya Campus No
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Moss Vale Campus No
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Nowra Campus No
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Queanbeyan Campus No
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Randwick College, Main Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Scone Campus No
Shellharbour Campus No
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Singleton Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
St George College, Main Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
St Leonards Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
The Hills College, Baulkham Hills Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Ulladulla Campus No
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Western Connect No
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
Wetherill Park College No
  • Full-time : 19 weeks
Wollongong Campus No
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Wyong Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Yass Campus No
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Bega Campus, Cooma Campus, Goulburn Campus, Moruya Campus, Moss Vale Campus, Nowra Campus, Queanbeyan Campus, Shellharbour Campus, Ulladulla Campus, Wollongong Campus, Yass Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**This course requires access to a core textbook which can be purchased online "Individual Support in Australia" online at http://itsashop.org.au/ Alternatively, this textbook can be accessed through the TAFE library subject to availability.

Campuses: Gosford Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES** You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study: - CLEAR National Criminal Record Check & Immunisations. Free WiFi is available at TAFE NSW Gosford but students using internet offsite will need to consider this as a cost.

Campuses: Randwick College, Main Campus, St George College, Main Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:-Prescribed TextTAFE NSW Individual support in Australia Ageing Disability Home and community care, VETRes, AustraliaTAFE NSW First Aid textbook, 8th Ed. VETRes, Australia-Recommended Text TAFE NSW Study Guide Individual support in Australia Ageing Disability Home and community care, VETRes, Australia

Campuses: Scone Campus, Singleton Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- National Criminal Record Check & Immunisations as well as costs associated with work placement- Free WiFi is available at Singleton Connected Learning Campus but students using internet offsite will need to consider this as a cost.

Campuses: St Leonards Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Prescribed Text- TAFE NSW Individual support in Australia Ageing Disability Home and community care, VETRes, Australia- TAFE NSW First Aid textbook, 8th Ed. VETRes, Australia.Recommended Text - TAFE NSW Study Guide Individual support in Australia Ageing Disability Home and community care, VETRes, Australia.

Campuses: Western Connect.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Additional cost to students will be any transport and/or accomidation required while attended compulsory work placement.

Campuses: Wetherill Park College.

**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.

Campuses: Wyong Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Appropriate work placement attire required (Black Trousers and enclosed black shoes) - A Workplace Shirt will be provided. - You are required to bring your own stationery and a USB.

Further information

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

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