Diploma 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.
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.