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Qualification details

CHC50512 - Diploma of Leisure and Health (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to CHC50508 - Diploma of Leisure and HealthUpdated in V4 Updated core WHS unit. Equivalent vocational outcome. 06/May/2012
Is superseded by CHC53415 - Diploma of Leisure and HealthThis version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Change in packaging rules. Significant changes to core. Removal of entry requirements. Minimum work requirement of 240 hours. 05/Aug/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 07/May/2012

Units of competency

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CHCDIS409B - Provide services to people with disabilities with complex needsProvide services to people with disabilities with complex needsN/A
CHCICS305B - Provide behaviour support in the context of individualised plansProvide behaviour support in the context of individualised plansN/A
HLTHIR404D - Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peopleWork effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peopleN/A
CHCDIS507C - Design and adapt surroundings to group requirementsDesign and adapt surroundings to group requirementsN/A
CHCORG621D - Act as a resource to other servicesAct as a resource to other servicesN/A
CHCAOD512B - Develop and implement a behaviour response planDevelop and implement a behaviour response planN/A
CHCAOD510B - Work effectively with clients with complex alcohol and-or other drugs issuesWork effectively with clients with complex alcohol and-or other drugs issuesN/A
CHCAOD511C - Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and-or other drug issuesProvide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and-or other drug issuesN/A
CHCINF505D - Meet statutory and organisation information requirementsMeet statutory and organisation information requirementsN/A
CHCAC417A - Implement interventions with older people at risk of fallsImplement interventions with older people at risk of fallsN/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 411711 Community Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 2512-13 Community Worker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0905 Human Welfare Studies And Services 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Recreation Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Diversional Therapy Assistant,Diversional Therapist,Recreational Activities Coordinator 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 411711 Community Worker 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 2512-13 Community Worker 02/Oct/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0905 Human Welfare Studies And Services 02/Oct/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 07/May/2012 
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Modification History

CHC08 Version 3

CHC08 Version 4

Comments

CHC50508 Diploma of Leisure and Health

CHC50512 Diploma of Leisure and Health

updated core WHS units

Description

This qualification addresses work in residential facilities and/or in community agencies and day centres, under supervision within defined organisation guidelines.

These workers:

  • Design, implement and evaluate health and leisure activities and programs for clients in one or more sector areas
  • May be responsible for other workers
  • May work under professional supervision within defined organisation guidelines or as sole practitioners.

Occupational titles  may include:

  • Activities coordinator
  • Diversional therapy assistant
  • Community leisure coordinator
  • Leisure services coordinator / manager
  • Diversional therapist
  • Recreational activities officer coordinator

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

To gain entry into CHC50512 Diploma of Leisure and Health a candidate must be recognised as competent, through a recognised training program or recognition process, against the following core units of competency from CHC40608 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health:

CHCCOM403A Use targeted communication skills to build relationships

CHCCS401C Facilitate responsible behaviour

CHCICS405B Facilitate groups for individual outcomes

CHCWHS312A Follow WHS safety procedures for direct care work

CHCORG405E Maintain an effective work environment

CHCRH401C Work effectively in the leisure and health industry

CHCRH402B Undertake leisure and health programming

CHCRH404B Plan, implement and monitor leisure and health programs

CHCRH405B Plan leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs

CHCRH406A Apply knowledge of human behaviour in leisure activity programs

CHCRH407A Apply sociological concepts to leisure and health

HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status

Employability Skills Summary

Refer to the Topic: Introduction to the Employability Skills Qualification Summaries

Packaging Rules

PACKAGING RULES 

15 units are required for award of this qualification including:

  • 10 core units
  • 5 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Group A electives which must be selected for work at this level in leisure and health
  • Group B electives which are recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice
  • Other relevant electives listed below
  • Units of competency to address workplace requirements and packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in Community Services and/or Health Training Packages
  • Where appropriate, to address workplace requirements, up to 3 units of competency packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in other relevant Training Packages or accredited courses where the details of those courses are available on TGA or other public listing

Core units 

CHCLD514B Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services

CHCORG428A Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCORG611C Lead and develop others in a community sector workplace

CHCPOL501A Access evidence and apply in practice

CHCRH503B Develop leisure and health programs for clients with special needs

CHCRH504B Coordinate planning, implementation and monitoring of leisure and health programs

CHCRH506A Provide leisure education

CHCRH507A Apply concepts of human psychology to facilitate involvement in leisure programs

HLTAP501C Analyse health information

HLTWHS401A Maintain workplace WHS processes

Relevant electives 

Group A  - electives required for work at this level in leisure and health 

The following units must be selected for work at this level in leisure and health.

CHCCOM504B Develop, implement and promote effective workplace communication

CHCCS502C Maintain legal and ethical work practices

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice 

All workers undertaking leisure and health work need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Community Services Training Package.

Group B  - electives recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice 

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or more of the following electives is recommended:

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

PSPMNGT605B Manage diversity

Other relevant electives 

Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of relevant electives is provided to facilitate selection and does not necessarily reflect workplace requirements. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs.

Client support 

CHCRH505C Conduct a program for children and young people with special needs

Working with older people 

CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people

CHCAC412B Provide services to older people with complex needs (Note pre-requisite CHCAC318B)

CHCAC416A Facilitate support responsive to the specific nature of dementia

CHCAC417A Implement interventions with older people at risk of falls

SISCCRO303A Plan and conduct a recreation program for older persons

Working with people with a disability 

CHCDIS301C Work effectively with people with a disability

CHCDIS405A Facilitate skills development and maintenance

CHCDIS409B Provide services to people with disabilities with complex needs

CHCDIS410A Facilitate community participation and inclusion

CHCDIS411A Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies

CHCDIS507C Design and adapt surroundings to group requirements

SISCCRD303A Facilitate inclusion for people with a disability

SISCCRO304A Plan and conduct disability recreation programs

Working with people with mental health issues 

CHCMH405A Work collaboratively to support recovery process

CHCMH411A Work with people with mental health issues

CHCMH501A Provide advanced supports to facilitate recovery

CHCMH502A Provide supports for children at risk of mental health problems

CHCMH503A Provide forensic mental health services

CHCPROM503A Provide community focused promotion and prevention strategies

Working with people with alcohol and other drug issues 

CHCAOD510B Work effectively with clients with complex alcohol and/or other drugs issues

CHCAOD511C Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and/or other drug issues

CHCAOD512B Develop and implement a behaviour response plan (Note pre-requisite CHCICS305A)

CHCAOD513A Provide relapse prevention strategies

CHCICS305B Provide behaviour support in the context of individualised plans

CHCPROM503A Provide community focused promotion and prevention strategies

Organisation requirements 

CHCCS604B Manage the delivery of quality services to clients

CHCINF505D Meet statutory and organisation information requirements

CHCLD415A Confirm client developmental status

CHCLD515A Analyse client information for service planning and delivery (Note pre-requisite CHCLD415A)

CHCORG506E Coordinate the work environment

CHCORG607D Manage workplace issues

CHCORG608E Establish and manage new programs or services

CHCORG619D Manage quality of organisation’s service delivery outcomes

CHCORG621D Act as a resource to other services

CHCORG627B Provide mentoring support to colleagues

CHCPOL504B Develop and implement policy

Working with youth 

CHCPROT405E Provide supervision in the community

Working with Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander and multicultural groups 

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

Social housing  / homelessness electives 

CHCCH301C Work effectively in social housing

CHCCH427B Work effectively with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

CHCCH522B Undertake outreach work

Oral health 

CHCOHC401A Inform and encourage clients and groups to understand and achieve good oral health

CHCOHC402A Support clients and groups to learn practical aspects of oral health care