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CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

About the Course

Yorke Institute’s Program in CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health is designed for those with a burning passion to provide personal, physical and emotional support to people whose capacity for independent living is at risk. In particular, the aged and those with disabilities.

By undertaking this nationally recognised qualification, you will be provided with the knowledge and confidence required to care for members of the community including:

  • Supporting overall individual health and well-being
  • Providing personal care, support and encouragement for participating in activities
  • Assisting with daily living activities
  • Creating, implementing and monitoring individualised care plans
  • Supporting the elderly or disabled in their homes or in a community setting

On completion of this qualification, you will have a variety of employment opportunities, in particular working within the health and community industry at hospitals, nursing homes, and aged care facilities.

Yorke Institute offers training in a operating Aged Care Facility

Yorke Institute has partnered with one of a leading Aged Care Facility to deliver the practical training. 

The partnership with a premier Aged Care facility enables our students to be trained in an operating aged care facility, interact with clients and qualified staff. 

Work Placement

Yorke Institute students will be provided with work placements at Viewbank House, BaptCare and Regis Shenley . 


Practical Training

The practical training will be conducted in an operating Aged Care facility where students can interact with a variety of clients and qualified carers. 


Course Description

National Code and Title

CRICOS Course Code

CHC43415  Certificate IV in Leisure and Health



Melbourne and Rosanna


32 weeks ( including holidays). 


Every Week

Entry Requirement CRICOS

  • 18 years old and above
  • IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 550 or Proficiency level of Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) which is assessed by Yorke Institute.
  • Pre-Training Review

Entry Requirement Online and Domestic

  • 18 years old and above
  • Pre Review Training and Proficiency level of Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) which is assessed by Yorke Institute.

Tuition Fee

Qualification Pathways

Pathways into the qualification

  • There are no prerequisite requirements for individual units of competency.

    Pathways from the qualification

    After achieving the pre requisite units or the full qualification- CHC43415 - Certificate IV in Leisure and Health  candidates may choose to undertake CHC53415 - Diploma of Leisure and Health, HLT51612 - Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled-Division 2 nursing) or another Diploma in a related field.

    Exit Points

    • At any point prior to the completion of the qualification, a learner may request a Statement of Attainment for an individual unit or units where competence has been assessed.
    At the successful completion of the qualification, CHC43415 - Certificate IV in Leisure and Health qualification will be issued

Mode of Delivery CRICOS

Delivery for this qualification is face to face, classroom based. Practical components of Units are simulated in classroom practiced in Industry workplaces and assessed during work placement.

Mode of Delivery Domestic and Online

Delivery for this qualification is online distance based. Practical components of Units are practiced in Industry workplaces and assessed during 120 hours of work placement. Work placement is delivered within the supervised learning per week and occurs in tandem with the theory unit’s delivery.


Career Pathway


CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support.

Academic Pathway
CHC43415 - Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

CHC53415 - Diploma of Leisure and Health

Career Pathway from completing CHC43415 - Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

Activities Officer, Community Leisure Officer, Disaibility Officer-Day Support
Diversional Therapy Assistant
Recreational Officer



Unit Description 


Use communication to build relationships


Work with diverse people

Work effectively in the leisure and health industries


Contribute to leisure and health 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 into leisure and health programming


Reflect on and improve own professional practice


Confirm physical health status


Follow safe work practices for direct client care


Support relationships with carers and families 


Support community participation and social inclusion 


Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability 


Work with people with mental health issues 


Follow established person-centred behaviour supports


Work collaboratively with the care network and other services


Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives


 Assessment Methods

Assessments will be conducted as part of the qualification, by a qualified assessor who will ensure assessments are valid, reliable, fair and flexible. Evidence collected will comply with the rules of evidence. Where possible, assessment activities will be integrated to reflect industry application and knowledge in the workplace.

Evidence gathering techniques

A range of assessment methods will be used to assess practical skills and knowledge on the unit performance criteria,  these may include:

A. Case Study
B. Observation
C. Written questioning
D. Research project
E. Third Party Evidence
F. Portfolio


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