Diploma of Leisure & Health

About the Program

Diploma of Leisure & Health is designed for those who want to continue further studies in providing personal, leisure and emotional support to people whose capacity for independent living is at risk. In particular the aged and those with disabilities. By undertaking this nationally recognised qualification, you will be provided with the knowledge and confidence required to care for members of the community including:

  • Supporting overall individual health and well-being
  • Providing personal care, support and encouragement for participating in activities
  • Assisting with daily living activities
  • Creating, implementing and monitoring individualised care plans
  • Supporting the elderly or disabled in their homes or in a community setting

On completion of this qualification, you will have a variety of employment opportunities, in particular working within the health and community industry at hospitals, nursing homes, aged care facilities and community centres.

Career Outcomes

  • Activities Coordinator
  • Community Leisure Coordinator
  • Diversional Therapist
  • Diversional Therapy Assistant
  • Leisure Services Coordinator/Manager
  • Recreational Activities Coordinator

Tuition Fees

International Students

  • Course Fees $ 15,000
  • Materials Fee $300.00
  • Application fee of $ 200. 00 (non-refundable)
  • **Total fee: 15,500.00

** The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Refer to the website for full fee.

Program Delivery Structure

Delivery Mode
On Campus: This course will be held on campus.

Work Placement: Learners will be required to complete 240 hours of work placement during the course (police check required)

Intakes Feburary, April, August, October, December – 2019

Entry Criteria

  • 18 years old and above
  • IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 550 or Proficiency level of Language Literacy and Numeracy(LLN). (International Students)

Course Duration

  • 50 weeks including work placement.

Program Completion Requirements

  • You are required to attend all scheduled classes and work placements and submit assessments in a timely manner and achieve competent results for all units; in order to receive their qualification.



Unit Code 
Unit Name
Develop workplace communication strategies
Work with diverse people
Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
Contribute to leisure and health programming
Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of
individual leisure and health programs 
Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with
complex needs
Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into
leisure and health programming 
Coordinate planning, implementation and monitoring of leisure and
health programs
Provide leisure education
Apply concepts of human psychology to facilitate involvement in
leisure programs
Research and apply evidence to practice
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Confirm physical health status
Maintain workplace health and safety
Manage people performance
Coordinate services for older people
Support independence and wellbeing
Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred
Provide person-centred services to people with disability with
complex needs
Work with people with mental health issues
Show leadership in the workplace