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.

CHCLAH001 Work effectively in the leisure and health industries

Mark is able to work in a context within which leisure and health work occurs and to effectively support its role in enhancing well being.

CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships

Mark is able to apply specific communication techniques to establish, build and maintain relationships with clients, colleagues and other stakeholders based on respect and trust.

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Mark is able to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Mark is able for a worker to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others in work environments that involve caring directly for clients. He has a focus on maintaining safety of the worker, the people being supported and other community members.

CHCLAH002 Contribute to leisure and health programming

Mark is able to contribute to the creation, planning, coordination, delivery and evaluation of appropriate leisure and health activities for individuals and groups.

CHCLAH003 Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs

Mark is able to participate in planning, implementation and evaluation of programs providing activities for individuals.

CHCLAH004 Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs

Mark is able to understand and work with individuals and groups with complex needs when participating in planning for leisure and health service provision.

CHCLAH005 Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming

Mark is able to understand how human behaviour across the lifespan development stages, and sociological concepts of health and leisure impact on leisure and health programming and client participation.

CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Mark is able to evaluate and enhance own practice through a process of reflection and ongoing professional development.

HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status

Mark is able to obtain and interpret information about client health status and to check a client’s physical health. He has a detailed knowledge of anatomy and physiology.

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Mark is able to respond to the goals and aspirations of older people and provide support services in a manner that focuses on improving health outcomes and quality of life, using a person-centred approach.

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

Mark is able to provide person-centred care and support to people living with dementia. He can follow and contribute to an established individual plan.

CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing

Mark is able to provide individualised services in ways that support independence, as well as, physical and emotional wellbeing.

CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families

Mark is able to work positively with the carers and families of people using the service based on an understanding of their support needs.

SISCCRD303A Facilitate inclusion for people with a disability

Mark is able to assist people with a disability to maximise their participation in recreation activities. He can focus on implementing strategies to facilitate participation in community recreation activities.

SISCCRO303A Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons

Mark is able to plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons including frail and moderately active participants. He can focus on the application of planning skills to develop a program that takes into account the needs of older participants and the resources required to safely conduct and supervise a recreation program for older participants.

SISCCRO304A Plan and conduct disability recreation programs

Mark is able to plan and conduct recreation programs for people with a disability including both frail and moderately active participants. He can focus on the needs of participants with a disability and the resources required to safely conduct and supervise a recreation program for participants with a disability.