Organise health and leisure activities for others

Certificate IV in Leisure and Health is a fantastic pathway for people who have a desire to work in the community services industry, or who may be looking for an alternative to the physical demands of direct care roles in the following sectors: Aged Care, Children’s Services, Youth, or Disability Services.      


The course addresses work in residential facilities, community agencies and day centres, coordinating activities for clients and residents.   These workers assist with the design, implementation and evaluation of health and leisure activities and programs for clients in one or more sector areas.

This qualification reflects the role of workers participating in the design, implementation and evaluation of leisure, health activities and programs for clients in one or more sector areas. Workers may be in residential facilities and/or in community agencies and day centres, completing specialised tasks and functions in relation to leisure and health. While workers are responsible for their own outputs, work is carried out under direct or indirect supervision within defined organisation guidelines.

Job titles may include:

Activities Officer

Community Leisure Officer

Disability Officer – Day Support

Diversional Therapy Assistant

Leisure Officer

Recreation Activities Officer

Out of School Hours Care (OHSC) Coordinator

This course includes an integrated work placement component of a minimum of 120 hours. 

It is required that our students undergo a National Police Check prior to commencing the practical placement.Practical placement may not be possible if a check that is carried out contains adverse outcomes. In this instance, you may not be able to complete your qualification and your employment opportunities may be affected. If you are aware of, or concerned about anything that may appear on a Police Check, please discuss this at your enrolment interview.

BRACE Education & Training


Level 2, 54-58 Wells Street

This training is delivered with funding from the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments. Eligibility criteria apply or training is offered on a fee for service basis. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. RTO Code: 3621