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Our Leisure and Health Courses

What is Leisure and Health?

Leisure and health professionals work with older people and people with a disability, delivering recreational activities that enhance their quality of life. These include art, crafts, music, dance, games, sensory activities and other hobbies. People who work in leisure and health play an important role in empowering people to manage their health, enhance their wellbeing and lead a meaningful and fulfilling life.

Residential Facilities

You’ll support older people living in residential aged care facilities (also known as nursing homes).

Home Care

Aged Care also includes work that involves supporting older people who still live in their own home.

Program Development

You’ll work with other professionals to develop and review recreational and lifestyle programs that enhance quality of life for older people.

Social Support

You’ll spend time with clients and provide them with company and support, or take them to social activities in the community.

Why Study Leisure and Health?

Studying leisure and health care courses online at National College Australia gives you the skills and knowledge to design, develop and implement health and leisure activities for individuals and groups. New research on the health benefits of diversional therapies means there is now a greater range of job roles available in this sector, from aged care to disability services.

We provide you with support and guidance at every stage of your learning journey, with real-life experience in a leisure and health roles during your course. You’ll not only meet potential employers and be job ready before you graduate, but also

Your Career Pathway

There are many different career pathways you can take in the leisure and health sector. Below are just a few of the job roles available once you graduate from National College Australia. Not sure which one is right for you? Our team will help you choose the right course and guide you every step of the way.

Qualifications - Certificate IV Level

CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

Job Titles

Activities Officer Diversional Therapy Assistant Recreation Activities Officer Disability Officer

Qualifications - Diploma Level

Diploma level qualification in Leisure and Health

Job Titles

Diversional Therapist

Qualifications - Degree Level

Bachelor of Health Science

Job Titles

Diversional Therapist in aged care or disability services Community Recreation and Health Officer Health Promotions Specialist

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Our team are here to help you choose the right course, offer career advice, help you enrol and answer any other questions you may have.

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