Certificate IV in Leisure and Health – CHC43415



This qualification reflects the role of workers participating in the design, implementation and evaluation of leisure, health activities and programs for clients in one or more sector areas. Workers may be in residential facilities and/or in community agencies and day centers, completing specialized tasks and functions in relation to leisure and health. While workers are responsible for their own outputs, work is carried out under direct or indirect supervision within defined organization guidelines.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication..

Australian college of Christianity offer this qualification using a Mixed mode consisting of Classroom and Online.

Entry Requirements

To enter CHC43415 – Certificate IV in Leisure and Healthcandidates should have a year 11 school certificate, its equivalent or maturity and appropriate life experience. It is recommended that candidates have relevant experience to indicate likely success at this level of qualification in a job role involving:

  • The self-directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in some areas
  • The exercise of independent judgement and decision-making
  • The application of relevant technical and other skills.

Course Prerequisites

no prerequisite requirements.

Duration of Qualification and Volume of Learning

This program is a full-time course completed over a period of 2 years full time
The AQF Volume of Learning for a Certificate IV in leisure and Health is 640 ~ 2400 hours. Please refer to details of how this program meets this requirement on following pages including our timetable and details about weekly class (Training and assessment), online lecture, community service.


The primary pathway from this qualification is into the Community Workers Industry. Students may also undertake further studies in Mental Health like Diploma of mental Health or in counselling by undertaking qualifications such as Diploma of Counselling and Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling.

Employment Outcomes

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Workers in residential facilities and/or in community agencies and day centers, Case management worker

Total number of units = 17

  • 10 core units
  • 7 elective units, of which:

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core Units

Unit Code Unit Title
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
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
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units

Unit Code Unit Title
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness
CHCYTH009 Support youth programs
CHCYTH001 Engage respectfully with young people