Diploma of Leisure and Health


QQ图片20151221151917Diploma of Leisure and Health (CHC50512)

The courses in Leisure and Health will provide skills and knowledge for you to manage, design, implement and evaluate leisure and health options for individuals and groups in the aged, disabled, mental health, community and youth sectors. You will gain experience to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team or as a consultant to manage and/or mentor others. Candidates for the Diploma must also be recognised as competent, through a recognised training program or recognition process, in the 12 prerequisite units** from CHC40608 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health (or equivalent).

The Diploma of Leisure of Health is available as a full time 45 weeks course. This course is comprised of 15 units. Students can expect 180 hours of work placement and will need to obtain a Police Check during the first week of the course.

Work Placement

Industry placement of 240 hours needs to be undertaken to successfully complete this course. For cost structure see HIC fees and charges for local students 2012.


Completion of Australian Secondary (Year 12) education or equivalent for Diploma courses. Proficiency in English – above 18 years old and completion of 12 compulsory units from CHC4608 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health.

Units of Competency for Diploma of Leisure and Health
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
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 the planning health and leisure programs for clients with complex needs
CHCLAH005 Incorporate lifespan develipment and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
CHCLAH006 Coordinate planning, implementation and mnitoring of leisure and health programs
CHCLAH008 Provide leisure education
CHCLAH009 Apply concepts of human psychology
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCPRP003* Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
SISCCRO001 Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people
CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk
BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness
HLTAID003 Provide first aid

Compulsory pre-requisites for Diploma of Leisure and Health (12 Units) are from Certificate IV in Leisure and Health Industry placement (EBA) of 240 hours needs to be undertaken to successfully complete this course. *units with 36 hours portfolio assessment after EBA. * HIC delivered electives – subject to change. Other electives may be counted under Recognition of Prior Learning or Credit Transfer.