Leisure and Health

CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health (with credit transfer)

Course Code: CHC43415


(With Credit Transfer – 8 Core Units)

Make a difference in people’s lives by supporting their independence and improving their well-being

This course includes 8 core units of CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health qualification. It is designed for people who have completed CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

This course is designed for people who have completed CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support, therefore the students will be able to apply for credit transfer for a number of common units required by both CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health and CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support.

Through this nationally-recognised course, participants will learn vital skills in the design, implementation and evaluation of leisure, health activities and programs and become a recreational activity specialist in residential aged-care facilities and/or in community agencies and day centres.

Career Opportunities

  • ​Graduates from the course will be qualified to work as a:
  • Diversionary therapy assistant
  • Leisure and health officer
  • Community leisure officer
  • Activities officer
  • Disabilities officer-day support, support worker

Intake Dates

Charter Australia adopts rolling enrolment. For CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health with Credit Transfer course, students can enrol into the course at anytime. 

Duration: 9 months
Units: 17
Requirements: 18+ and LLN
Language: English
Work placement: 120 hours
ID 20900


Class Schedule Location Domestic Students

Entry Requirements

Student must meet Charter Australia's minimum Entry Requirements  and have achieved the qualification of CHC33015/CHC233021 Certificate III in Individual Support or the same level of qualification in the community services training package. 

Core Units & Elective Units

Out of 17 required units for the CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health qualification, this course offers the following 8 core units.

  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
  • CHCLAH001 Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
  • CHCLAH002 Contribute to leisure and health programming
  • 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
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Note: Out of 17 required units for the qualification, this course program only delivers the above-listed 8 units of competency. Students are expected to have achieved the other 9 units of competency through their previous studies.

All students are offered options for undertaking any of the 9 units through Charter Australia’s CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support training programs if required. Additional fees will be applicable.

  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services
  • HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

Delivery Mode ​

Duration: Nine (9) months enrolment period with the option for early completion under the condition that all assessments are completed.

Delivery model: Blended learning model including self-paced online study, compulsory weekly online tutorials, plus work placement.

Work Placement

For this qualification, students must have completed at least 120 hours of work placement.  Charter Australia organises work placements for our enrolled students in an accredited residential care facility.

​Before undertaking any work placements in a care facility, students will be required, at their own cost, to undertake a:
•    National Police Check
•    Working with Children Check
•    Health screening, influenza and any necessary vaccinations including Covid-19 vaccination

To attend work placement, students are required to wear Charter Australia’s uniform (included in the materials fees) and also appropriate black pants and black rubber sole footwear.

When a student’s employment is closely related to the course, the student can apply to Charter Australia to undertake their work placement at their actual workplace subject to supervision agreement between the student’s employer and Charter Australia.


Assessment for the CHC43415 include:

  • Written Task
  • Case Study
  • Workplace Assignment
  • Projects
  • Workplace Observation

Fees & Government Subsidies

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This course is subsidised by the NSW Government, with reduced or no tuition fees for eligible students. To find out if you are eligible for government subsidies, please visit Are you eligible for subsidised training? 

Pathways to Further Studies

CHC43415 – Certificate IV in Leisure and Health provides pathways to the following qualifications with the possibility of receiving credits.

  • ​CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health
  • ​CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
  • HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing