Certificate IV in Leisure and Health with Credit Transfer

Certificate IV in Leisure and Health with Credit Transfer

CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

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

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Course Overview

​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

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

Course Entrance Requirements

Academic requirement

Students who have successfully completed a CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support course or the same level of qualification in the community services training package.

Language Literacy and Numeracy requirements

Students are required to take LLN test on before being offered enrolment.

When a student failed to achieve the required LLN result, support options are available. Refer to Study Support under Support on Charter’s website.

Age requirement

Applicants must be 18 years of age or above.

Work placement requirement

Students must be eligible to obtain the following:
• National Police check
• Working with children check (Where it is appropriate)
• Relevant immunization requirements.

Computer requirements
Student will use computer to attend online classes, access study materials, do research, prepare assessments, make notes and communicate with trainers, Charter’s support staff and/or other students.

Course Duration & Delivery

Intake: Students can commence at anytime. ​

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.


Online and work placement in one of the accredited residential care facilities.

Assessment Methods

Assessment for the CHC43415 include:

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

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.

Competency Units

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

  1. HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  2. CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
  3. CHCLAH001 Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
  4. CHCLAH002 Contribute to leisure and health programming
  5. CHCLAH003 Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
  6. CHCLAH004 Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
  7. CHCLAH005 Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
  8. 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 unit of competencies. Students are expected to have achieved the other 9 unit 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.

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

Credit Transfer

Students with prior learning from another Registered Training Organisation based in any State/Territory of Australia may apply to have credit transferred to their Charter Australia’s program which may fast-track their studies.

Go to Credit Transfer page for more information.

Recognise Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is an assessment process that closely evaluates the relevance of your knowledge and skills to the specific job tasks. It is not a substitute for learning – to be eligible for RPL you must have direct experience in the job role performing the tasks that make up the qualification.

Go to Recognise Prior Learning page for more information.

Course Fees

Please refer to Fees Tables published on www.charter.edu.au/fees.

NSW Government Smart & Skilled funding is available to eligible domestic students. Please ring 02-9955 5881 or go to charter.edu.au/domestic-students/smart-and-skilled-funding/ for more information.

Intake Dates

Charter Australia uses rolling enrolment. Students can commence the course at the beginning of a unit of competency being delivered.

Ready to Apply?

​Simply complete the enrolment form below. We will get back to you promptly to advise the outcome of your application or if we require more information from you.

Your online enrolment should take around 10 to 15 minutes to complete.

​Information you’ll need:

  • Personal details
  • Contact information such as residential and postal address
  • Email address (mandatory to complete this process online)
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you have not yet registered for a USI, go to www.usi.gov.au to create one. If you have a USI but don’t remember your USI details, again to go www.usi.gov.au to find your USI.
  • copy of Citizenship or residency (including a Visa Sub Class if you have one)
  • You may need Centrelink income statement and/or other evidence for your employment status if you apply for government subsidies.

Student Declaration

​By submitting the online enrolment  form, I declare that I have read and agree to the terms and conditions listed below. I also declare the information provided by me in this application is true and correct.

The information is available in Charter Australia’s Student Handbook.

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  • Academic integrity
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  • Complaints and appeals​
  • Student support


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C4LH-23-CT Cert IV in Leisure and Health (with credit transfer) NORTH SYDNEY