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This qualification reflects the role of workers with responsibility for designing, implementing and evaluating health and leisure activities and programs. Work may be in residential facilities and/or in community agencies and day centres. Workers work under supervision or as sole practitioners and may be required to plan, coordinate and evaluate other workers and work teams within broad but generally well-defined guidelines.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 240 hours of vocational placement.  Course details

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LOCATION/S

Gold Coast - Southport

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DURATION

Blended: 12 months / 3 days per week

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  • Full Fee $9,990

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Jamie- Lee Freers

A career helping others improve their quality of life

Completing my Certificate III in Fitness has ignited my interest and passion towards the fitness industry. The personalised support, training and advice that I received from my teachers, made me learn a lot about myself and what impact I would like my job within the community to have. I found that my healthy, yet compassionate nature shared an appreciation for assisting those who are often seen to be neglected by the fitness industry. Working with the elderly and physically disadvantaged to help them reach their fitness goals and improve their quality of life is a career pathway I am proud to be contributing to.

Jamie- Lee Freers
Certificate III in Fitness

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A qualification with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge you'll need to begin work in your chosen field. Our teachers work closely with industry to ensure you learn only the most advanced techniques using the latest industry-standard technology and equipment.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Gold Coast - Southport 16 Jul 2018 3 days per week Blended

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements outlined in the Training Package however TAFE Queensland Gold Coast requires the following entry requirements to be met:

  • Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent or be of mature age
  • Sound literacy, numeracy and computer skills
  • Participate in the required hours of vocational placement

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): For RPL enquiries please contact the RPL Team at rplcoordinator.goldcoast@tafe.qld.edu.au.

Location/s

Gold Coast - Southport
91-99 Scarborough Street
Southport QLD 4215

Resources required

The course price includes all learning resources.

The following additional resources are to be purchased by the student:

  • Students are required to purchase a uniform shirt (with TAFE health logo) directly from our supplier Gold Coast Uniforms, 55 Nerang Street, Southport ph: 5591 5199Hours: Monday-Thursday 9.00am-6.00pm and Friday 9.00am-5.00pm. Cost $35.00 (Prices are correct at time of printing and are subject to change).
  • Long navy blue or black pants and black enclosed shoes.

Timetable

  • Classes are held on Monday and Tuesday from 8.00am-5.15pm for 12 months at Southport. Finish times will vary.  Please ensure you consult your timetable.
  • A weekly tutorial will be held on Thursdays from 8.00am-12.15pm at Southport.
  • Mandatory Residential Schools will be held for two weeks from 8.30am-3.30pm at Southport, Level 2, Room 217 (Nursing Labs).

Placement

Vocational Placement
The vocational placement requirement for this program is 240 hours.

Students must be available to undertake placement in the Gold Coast, Tweed and Brisbane Metropolitan areas.

All students are responsible for:

  • organising their own transport to and from study and vocational placement as well as any domestic arrangements
  • organising leave with their employer (if applicable)
  • planning financially for their unpaid vocational placement
  • completing online study as per their timetable whilst on placement

TAFE sources and coordinates vocational placement on the students’ behalf. TAFE's Vocational Placement Team will work in collaboration with students and facilities to coordinate vocational placement activity, and students will be provided with due notice for shift work.

With prior TAFE approval, vocational placement may be arranged in a student’s current workplace. Students will need to speak with the Vocational Placement Team immediately after enrolment to confirm these details.

Condition of Enrolment - privacy
Student details are provided to Health Care and Community Service organisations for the purposes of vocational placement. 240 hours of vocational placement is a core element of this program and therefore it is a condition of enrolment that you consent to the release of your information accordingly.

Mandatory Documentation
Please note: The Health Industry dictates that TAFE Queensland Gold Coast must ensure that all students going on placement in health care facilities hold the following documentation. Students are not eligible to attend mandatory vocational placement assessment without these documents.  There will be a strict timeframe for students to provide the necessary placement requirements. Not attending vocational placement assessment will delay course progression.

1.  Current First Aid including CPR
If you have a current Australian First Aid Certificate with current CPR, forward a JP certified copy of your Statement of Attainment with your enrolment paperwork. The CPR component will need to be updated annually and it is the student’s responsibility to ensure they provide evidence of currency to TAFE Queensland Gold Coast. If you DO NOT have a current Australian First Aid Certificate, this certificate is delivered as part of this course.

2.  Working with Children Check
Queensland students - The Working with Children Check (Blue Card Application) must be completed in person for Queensland students who live less than 50 km from TAFE Queensland Gold Coast, Southport Campus.  Information can be viewed at http://www.bluecard.qld.gov.au   All original identification documents need to be sighted and students are requested to bring these documents with them for submission of their application.  If a student resides more than 50 km from TAFE Queensland Gold Coast, the ‘Confirmation of identity’ form must be submitted with the Blue Card application.  Students may submit this by email or in person.
Interstate students - must refer to their state websites for further information on how to apply for a Working with Children Check.

3.  Australian Federal Police Check (AFP)
Potential students are advised to contact the Vocational Placement Coordinator should they have any notification or criminal history as this may impact on their acceptance by facilities for placement assessment and therefore affect course outcomes. Students must be able to provide an original Australian Federal Police check on request of a facility at any time. Please refer to the Australian Federal Police website to download the application form at http://www.afp.gov.au.  Approximate cost $45.00 (N.B: The certificate MUST be issued by the Australian Federal Police.  All other types of police checks will not be accepted.) Your current AFP documentation must be no older than 3 months prior to the start of study.

  • It is the student’s responsibility to ensure their documentation remains current throughout their studies.
  • Any costs associated in acquiring the above documents are in addition to course costs and will be borne by the student.
  • TAFE Queensland Gold Coast strongly recommends that prior to enrolment students consider their eligibility to obtain the above documentation.

Units

To achieve this qualification students must demonstrate competency in 22 units, 15 core and 7 electives.

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
M00VPC240 Vocational placement Vocational Placement Scheme
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCLAH001 Work effectively in the leisure and health industries Core
CHCLAH002 Contribute to leisure and health programming Core
CHCLAH003 Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs Core
CHCLAH004 Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs Core
CHCLAH006 Coordinate planning, implementation and monitoring of leisure and health programs Core
CHCLAH007 Conduct a program for children and young people with special needs Elective
CHCLAH008 Provide leisure education Core
CHCLAH009 Apply concepts of human psychology to facilitate involvement in leisure programs Core
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status Core
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs Elective
BSBMGT406 Plan and monitor continuous improvement Elective
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance Core
CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk Elective
CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context Elective
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies Core
CHCDEV003 Analyse client information for service planning and delivery Elective
CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services Elective
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice Core
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Core
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety Core
CHCLAH005 Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming Core

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

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You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health

Job prospects

  • Diversional Therapist
  • Community and Leisure Coordinator
  • Leisure Services Coordinator/Manager
  • Activities Coordinator
  • Lifestyle Coordinator

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A course with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast can be a great path to university. In many cases, you can save up to one year from your university qualification.

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Jamie- Lee Freers

A career helping others improve their quality of life

Completing my Certificate III in Fitness has ignited my interest and passion towards the fitness industry. The personalised support, training and advice that I received from my teachers, made me learn a lot about myself and what impact I would like my job within the community to have. I found that my healthy, yet compassionate nature shared an appreciation for assisting those who are often seen to be neglected by the fitness industry. Working with the elderly and physically disadvantaged to help them reach their fitness goals and improve their quality of life is a career pathway I am proud to be contributing to.

Jamie- Lee Freers
Certificate III in Fitness

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 9 February 2018

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