Have a Career that Makes a Difference -
Become a Lifestyle Coordinator or Diversional Therapist

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Senior Therapy

Imagine running a team of people all focused on the health and wellness of others. The Diploma of Leisure and Health (CHC53415) will allow you to work within a facility and be responsible for planing, designing, coordinating and implementing recreation and leisure-based activity programs to support, challenge and enhance the psychological, spiritual, social, emotional and physical wellbeing of individuals.

 

The Move Academy Diploma of Leisure and Health (CHC53415) will allow you to work as a Lifestyle Coordinator or a Diversional Therapist in a variety of settings. The program is perfect for people who want a qualification that will allow you to excel in the health and community services field.  This program will allow you to work with people supported by the NDIS. 

According to the Australian governments Job Outlook service, diversional and recreational therapists are expected to experience job and opportunity growth until 2026. 

With the increased percentage of seniors in our communities, the need to qualified individuals to support and keep them active is more important now more than ever. 

What will I learn

This course will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to work with people with high needs such as dementia, how to plan and conduct recreational programs, and how to confirm physical health status. Our highly-experienced teachers w ill give you the one-on-one guidance you need to succeed in your studies.

Enrol today and start your learning at any time, at your own pace with up to 18 months study time given. Our trainers will engage with you and inspire you to enquire and learn. This program gives you a chance to expand your horizons by learning new skills and apply them before you graduate. 

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 Throughout the Diploma you will learn:

- How to plan, implement and monitor individual and group activities for a range of clients. 

- The communication skills to build relationships and work with a diverse range of people

- How to support independence and wellbeing, relationships with carers and families, as well as community participation and social inclusion

- The skills to incorporate sociological concepts into leisure and health programming.

- How to effectively provide recovery-orientated mental health services, and home and community support services.

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Personal Trainer

How you will Learn

Dive right into the course with our help and guidance. Our goal as trainers and educators is to spark your curiosity while allowing you to learn at your own pace. This course is online and fully flexible, so you can study when you want, where you want. 

You'll have access to all your course materials through our online learning environment that you can access at any time, from anywhere that has an internet connection. Our course materials have been specially designed for online learning by world-class health and fitness experts.

Assessment

You'll be assessed through multiple choice quizzes, short answer questions, projects, workbooks, and practical assessments. All the written assessments are online, giving you the freedom to sit and complete them at a time that suits you. Practical Assessments will get you applying what you have learned and can be completed with a workplace of your choice or in a simulated environment with your assessor. 

Career opportunities:

  • Community Recreation Activity Assistant

  • Day Support Officer

  • Day Centre Worker

  • Weekend Activity Officer

  • Recreational Activity Officer

  • Community Leisure and Health Officer

  • Disability Assistant Officer

This program gives you a chance to apply the unique skills that you will learn and expand your horizons getting you ready to start a new career and a new chapter in your life. Give us a call today if you want to learn more.

Support

Your Move Academy trainer and assessor will work with you throughout your program to answer any questions you have about coursework, study materials, assessments and exams. Our dedicated student support team will be on hand during business hours to assist you with any queries that you may have to help you succeed with your program and enter the health and fitness industry. 

 

Get in touch with us to learn more, Call us today

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.