CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to those that are looking for a career in Leisure and health. It will provide you with the foundations to design, implement and evaluate leisure and health activities.

Career opportunities for this role include:

  • Activities officer
  • Community leisure officer
  • Diversional therapy assistant
  • Recreation activities officer

Delivery modes

Distance/Online –  Our distance/online delivery mode is where you learn in an asynchronous manner i.e., you work at your own place and never undertake a class face-to-face with a trainer and other students. You will have access to your learning resources and submit your assessments through our online learning management system aXcelerate, and your learning is supplemented with email or telephone contact with a trainer.

Blended – A combination of trainer led workshops (either in the classroom or remotely in the virtual classroom environment) and distance learning components. This model offers flexibility but also the benefits of face-to-face delivery.

Pre-entry requirements
A competent level of literacy and numeracy is required to complete this qualification.


For a list of available units, please download the course brochure. Please note that any pre-scheduled programs will have set electives.

Work Placement

To achieve this qualification you will be required undertake a mandatory 120 hours of work placement with a suitable employer.

This program is targeted at those already working in the Aged Care or Disability sector who are currently working in, or wanting to move in to a leisure and lifestyle role. In order to achieve the 120 hours of compulsory work experience, you can use your current workplace to log the hours for this course, whilst supporting people to enhance their independence and well being.


Full course cost – $5,000
NSW Smart and Skilled Subsidised – $0 up to $2,320

* Payment plans are available

Enrolment Process

Student enrolments are completed via an online application, language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment and pre training conversation. This allows us to ascertain if this program is suitable for each individual and if additional support is requirement during training.

* Please note the LLN assessment is on online quiz and is not suitable for completion on mobile phones. As part of the application process you will not be charged any fees until we have been able to assess your eligibility for funding. A $0 amount will be show in the online application, an Essential Skills team member will inform you of the price as part of the enrolment process. A deposit will be required to finalise your enrolment. 

Distance/Online enrolments can commence any time of the year.

Upcoming Courses

Course Start DateCourse End DateLocation
27/04/202230/08/2023Essential Skills Training and Recruitment
20/09/202220/12/2023Essential Skills Training and Recruitment

Further study
On completion of this qualification you may like to further your education and job prospects by completing any of the following qualifications.

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management