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Dual CHC43315/CHC52021 Certificate IV in Mental Health & Diploma of Community Services

CAREER PATHWAYS:
Mental Health Support Worker
Team Leader/Manager
Indigenous or Multicultural Support Worker
Community Support Worker
Program Coordinator
Mental Health Outreach worker

Certificate IV in Mental Health & Diploma of Community Services

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Certificate IV in Mental Health & Diploma of Community Services

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This qualification reflects the role of community services workers involved in the rehabilitation and support for people affected by mental illness, psychiatric disability and mental health promotion. You may also undertake case management and program coordination. With an expected growth of 25.2% by 2026, this industry is seeing rapid expansion providing a wealth of opportunities. 

100% STUDY ONLINE
FLEXIBLE PAYMENT OPTIONS
STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Work placement assistance
WORK PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE
Dedicated support
DEDICATED TEACHER AND STUDENT SUCCESS COACH
Nationally Recognised Training
NATIONALLY RECOGNISED TRAINING

Overview

A Diploma of Community Services & Diploma of Counselling course can go a long way. Here’s what is possible:

Learning Method

Online

Duration

20 months (with the ability to complete sooner)

Work Placement

280 hours

Training delivered by

Kirana Colleges Registered Training Organisation; Maxis Solutions Pty Ltd RTO ID 91428

Course Requirement

To achieve the dual CHC43315/CHC52021 Certificate IV in Mental Health & Diploma of Community Services, a total of 22 units of competency must be completed.

Students must undertake a minimum of 200 logged working hours within an Approved Service which will allow you to complete a range of applicable work tasks.

Visit our FAQ page to learn more about how we can help you with work placement.

Entry Requirements

There are no education entry requirement for this qualification. Student’s must be above the age of 17 to enrol and 18 years of age to complete work placement and complete this qualification. Students under the age of 18 will require a parent or guardians’ permission to enrol.

Students will be required to provide a current National Police Certificate prior to commencing work.

Student Selection Process

Kirana’s student selection process is designed to ensure that you are enrolled in the qualification that best meets your needs.

Kirana’s selection criteria will take into account various factors when deciding upon which students will be offered places in the program including;

  • The students’ needs and desired outcomes
  • The ability and commitment of the students to complete the course;
  • Eligibility requirements listed in the applicable National Training Package;
  • Students existing ability in the ACSF core skills, (learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy)

Students not meeting these requirements will be directed to more suitable qualifications or skill development programs.

The community services sector is one of the largest within the industry, and the demand for jobs is extremely high. This sector in Australia is full of rewarding job opportunities, where employees work to better the lives of the community around them. Though stressful, a career in community services is the best way to make a positive impact on the world, helping people to live happier and healthier lives.

Career Insights

A Community Services course can go a long way. Here’s what is possible:

Community Support Worker
Indigenous or Multicultural Support Worker
Mental Health Outreach worker
Mental Health Support Worker
Program Coordinator
Team Leader/Manager

Future Growth

UP TO

25.2%

projected growth in the Welfare Support sector by 2024.

Source: Labour Market Insights

Average Weekly Pay

UP TO

$1,492

for Welfare Support workers

Source: Labour Market Insights

Satisfied with Training

UP TO

89.4%

of graduates were satisfied with the training

Source: My Skills

Course Structure

A total of 20 units are required to complete this qualification; 12 Core and 8 Elective units.

Core Units

A total of 22 units are required to complete these dual qualifications.

UNIT CODE UNIT DESCRIPTION
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
CHCMGT005 Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour
CHCDEV005 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on people in community work and services
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
CHCCSM013 Facilitate and review case management
CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships
CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services
CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care
CHCMHS008 Promote and facilitate self advocacy
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Payment Information

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Our student Reviews

We always take care of our students and they are very happy. We have collected a few stories for you.

Stephanie Vivian
Chelsea East
Matthew Musgrove
Sabina Green
Rolene
jo

I recently completed my Diploma of Community Services with Kirana. I was incredibly impressed with the level of support I received from my teacher Wendy, who was a great help to me through every step of my study journey. As somebody who has worked in the industry for a few years, gaining this qualification allows me to take my career to the next level. I would recommend Kirana colleges to anybody to further their education.

Stephanie Vivian – Diploma of Community Services

Sheralyn was able to give me sound, useful advice when I was struggling balancing family/work and study. I really appreciate the fact that Sheralyn went above and beyond her duties in supporting and educating me through my Diploma, sometimes working early or late to have a conversation about a concept I was struggling with.

Chelsea East – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

From the get-go Kirana was wonderful. From all the online colleges I emailed, Kirana replied first. They were super easy to deal with and set up payments without trouble. The course was amazing. I learnt so much studying online, and the help I got from my trainers was prompt, easy to understand and friendly. The website is set out in a way that anything is easy to find and working through the course content was so simple. Thank you Kirana Colleges for all your help, and for setting me up in a career for life!

Matthew Musgrove – Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

From the initial phone call with Kirana Colleges I knew that they would be the right choice and I was not disappointed. I appreciated the flexibility of a self-paced course that was provided for me, the learning materials were clear and to the point. Office staff, student support and my teacher were always available to answer any queries and help me out when I needed it. Thank you for making my experience so smooth!

Sabina Green – Certificate III in Individual Support

Studying online was totally new to me and quite a daunting prospect, but Kirana made it so easy. From initial contact, right through to the end, each person I dealt with in the organisation was extremely friendly, professional, and respectful.

I never felt like I was doing my course on my own. I always knew that I had support, with feedback to questions almost immediately every time.

I highly recommend Kirana Colleges to anyone looking into a qualification.

Rolene Van Der Westhuizen – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

I highly recommend Kirana for anyone wanting user friendly online learning and excellent course material. The communication and support from my trainer went beyond my expectations, I certainly didn’t feel as though I was studying alone.

Achieving my Diploma was an enjoyable and rewarding experience thanks to Kirana.

Jo O’Donnell – Diploma of Community Services
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