If you are interested in a fulfilling and rewarding career participating in the design, implementation and evaluation of leisure, health activities and programs for clients in one or more sector areas. This is the course for you!
Possible positions include:
- Community Recreation Activity Assistant
- Day Support Disability Officer
- Weekend Recreational Activities Officer
- Recreational Activities Officer
- Diversional Therapy Assistant
- Community Leisure Officer
There are no formal entry requirements to undertake this qualification as per the training package. Students will however be required to obtain a National Police Check that has no offences listed that would exclude them from working in the community services sector with vulnerable persons.
You may also be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) should the work require you to be in the vicinity of children and/or an NDIS Worker Check (NDISWC) if it is a requirement of the work placement site.
Our training options are flexible to meet the needs of every student. Training options include face to face, a combination of face to face and online, work based training or traineeships. Average course duration is between 12-24 months.
Once theoretical assessments are completed, students will undertake work placement to the minimum amount of hours required. Work placement will provide the hands-on experience you need to succeed.
Select for a detailed list of core and elective units
The total number of units - 17
- Core units - 10
- Elective units - 7
|Use communication to build relationships
|Work with diverse people
|Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
|Contribute to leisure and health programming
|Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
|Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
|Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
|Reflect on and improve own professional practice
|Confirm physical health status
|Follow safe work practices for direct client care
|Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
|Work with people with mental health issues
|Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
|Support community participation and social inclusion
|Work within a community development framework
|Support independence and wellbeing
|Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
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Smart and Skilled funding
This training is subsidised by the New South Wales Government. Eligibility criteria applies and concession fees are available for some students. Find out more at Smart and Skilled - Are You Eligible? Fee-for-service and personalised payment plan options are also available.
Additional Course Details
Additional information about the course can be found at: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC43415
Please contact our office on 1300 483 486 if you have any questions. We can discuss customisation of the course to suit your needs. Alternatively, you can