CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health


CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health focuses on the design, implementation and evaluation of leisure and health activities and programs for clients in residential facilities, community agencies and day centres, and the completion of specialised tasks and functions relating to leisure and health programs.

Qualification information

This qualification consists of 17 units of competency, made up of 10 core units and 7 elective units, and a mandatory 120 hour work placement.

Core units

  • CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • CHCDIV001  Work with diverse people
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect and improve on own professional practice
  • CHCLAH001  Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
  • CHCLAH002 Contribute to leisure and health planning
  • 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
Elective units
  • CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
  • CHCCCS015  Provide individualised support
  • CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support for people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion 
  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Unit codes and titles are correct at time of publication. Codes, titles and selected elective units may change at any time without prior notification.Elective units have been selected by HANMAC on the basis of consultation with industry. Elective units that are not included in the elective section of this page are available by negotiation. Elective units must meet the packaging rules within CHC43415 before being considered for inclusion.

Employment Opportunities
  • Community Leisure Officer
  • Community Recreation Activity Assistant
  • Day Support Disability Officer
  • Diversional Therapy Assistant
  • Recreational Activities Officer
  • Weekend Recreational Activities Officer

The ability to participate in and complete manual tasks including: bending, pulling, pushing, reaching and lifting; comprehend, communicate and complete assessment tasks in English; commit to and meet set timeframes; complete studies outside of the classroom setting; complete basic computer based tasks.

Due to the nature of the industry, vaccinations are highly recommended.

Due to current Federal Government mandates the current influenza vaccination is required.

  • National Police Check (vulnerable people).
  • Working with children Blue Card.

Support is available to students by phone, email or through appointment based face to face meetings.

Students requiring higher levels of support can be referred to external support services by request.

  • Full fee – $3332
  • Higher Level Skills (non-concessional) – $425
  • Higher Level Skills (concessional) – $340

Other fees may apply. For more information about fees click here.


The Higher Level Skills program, funded by the Queensland Government, may be available for Queensland based students enrolling into this qualification. Eligibility criteria applies. For further information on the Higher Level Skills program and its eligibility criteria and the Queensland Governments Higher Level Skills fact sheet click here

You must be an existing worker in the Community Services industry to access Higher Level Skills funding for this qualification.

Course Duration

Six months.

Course commencement date

External:  Online and paper based enrolments are available for this qualification.

Course flyer / Expression of Interest

If you are interested in enrolling in this course please complete the Expression of interest and return to HANMAC in person, by post or via [email protected]