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CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health

About the Course

Yorke Institute’s Program in CHC53415 Diploma of 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

CHC53415  Diploma of Leisure and Health



Melbourne and Rosanna


52 weeks ( including workplacement and 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 Domestic and Online

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

Tuition Fee

Qualification Pathways

This qualification addresses work in residential facilities and/or in community agencies and day centres, under supervision within defined organisation guidelines.

These workers:

  • Design, implement and evaluate health and leisure activities and programs for clients in one or more sector areas
  • May be responsible for other workers
  • May work under professional supervision within defined organisation guidelines or as sole practitioners.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 240 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

All workers undertaking work in the aged care sector need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Community Services Training Package.

There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.

Pathways from the qualification

After achieving the CHC53415  Diploma of Leisure and Health, candidates may undertake HLT51612 - Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled-Division 2 nursing) or Advanced Diploma of Disability 

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, CHC53415  Diploma of 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 Distance and Online 

Delivery for this qualification is online distance based. Practical components of Units are practiced in Industry workplaces and assessed during 240 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 Certificte III In Individual Support

Academic Pathway:
CHC43015  in Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health 

Career Pathway from completing  CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health 

• Activities Coordinator

• Community Leisure Coordinator

• Diversional Therapist

• Diversional Therapy Assistant

• Leisure Services Coordinator/Manager

• Recreational Activities Coordinator



Unit Description 


Develop workplace communication strategies


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 


Coordinate planning, implementation and monitoring of leisure and health programs 


 Provide leisure education


Apply concepts of human psychology to facilitate involvement in leisure programs 


Research and apply evidence to practice 


Reflect on and improve own professional practice 


Confirm physical health status 


Maintain work health and safety 


Manage people performance 


Coordinate services for older people 


Support independence and wellbeing 

 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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