Certificate IV in Leisure and Health



Developed in collaboration with Richmond Football Club and Swinburne University of Technology, this certificate focuses on supporting student’s growth and career progression in the leisure and health industry.

This is an opportunity for students to formally upskill in a contextualised course relevant to aquatic, sport and Leisure business.

Self-development and management units are included to support emerging leaders, and as the year continues students will develop their ability to lead and deliver leisure and health activities, individual programming and community programs.

As a part of this course, students are required to complete a minimum of 5 hours of work within the leisure and health industry each week. 

Upon completion, you will be ready to work in aquatic, sport and leisure facilities in several different roles.

Regardless of your desired path into Leisure and Health, we’ll help you get there!

Course Feature


Certificate IV in Leisure and Health (CHC43415)


Online (2 hours per week) + 3 x Face-to-Face days


1 year February intake


To see the units of study,

Chelsea Vaughan

2023 Certificate IV Leisure and Health Graduate

Head of Facilities and Safety – Cardinia Life


“My most significant takeaway from the course was understanding the importance of making our centre’s more accessible for individuals with disabilities. I also found the exploration of emotional intelligence extremely beneficial. It greatly influenced my management style and improved my ability to work effectively with people possessing different personalities and strengths.”

Course Information

Course Structure





Term 1

Personal & Professional Development

HLTAID011 – Provide first aid

HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care

BSBPEF502 – Develop and use emotional intelligence

HLTWHS006 – Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Managing Personal & Professional Performance including:

BSBPEF301 – Organise personal work priorities

CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and improve own professional practice


Term 2

Working in, and Programming for Leisure & Health

CHCLAH001 – Work effectively in the leisure and health industries

HLTAAP002 – Confirm physical health status

Leisure & Health Programming including:

CHCLAH003 – Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs

CHCLAH002 – Contribute to leisure and health programming

Leisure & Health Programming for Clients with Complex Needs including:

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


Term 3

Delivering Community Programs

Delivering Community Programs including:

CHCCDE003 – Work within a community development framework

CHCCDE002 – Develop and implement community programs

BSBLDR403 – Lead team effectiveness


Term 4

Communicating Effectively with Diverse People

Communicating Effectively with Diverse People

CHCCOM002 – Use communication to build relationships

CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people

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