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CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

CHC43315CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

CHC43315 CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental HealthCourse Code: CHC43315CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. A career in Mental Health is a very rewarding path to take, allowing you to help those suffering with mental health issues and use your compassion and skills to help them build a better life for themselves. Mental health is one of the fastest growing sectors in Australia.

Mental health conditions affect one out of four people at some point in their lives, and a significant proportion of them receive no treatment. Given the scale of the problem, studying a mental health course and working in mental health is a great study and career choice. Similarly mental health awareness is also on the rise and there is an increased industry demand for skilled people. This qualification will enable you to work effectively in the mental health industry and give back to the community.

On successful completion of CHC43115 Certificate IV in Mental Health you may be able to obtain employment in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals. Work involves implementing community based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability.

Gain the skills and knowledge to obtain employment and make a difference in people’s lives with this nationally recognised online mental health course – CHC43115 Certificate IV in Mental Health. Read below to find out about the CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health course details and career outlook:

  • Studying Online
  • Payment Option
  • Nationally Recognised
  • Student Assistance Program
  • Funding Available
  • Learning Method

  • Duration

    12 months
  • RTO's

    This course is delivered by one of the following Kirana Colleges Registered Training Organisations; Maxis Solutions Pty Ltd. RTO No. 91428.

Course Requirements

With this nationally accredited qualification, you will be specialised in providing recovery oriented mental health services to people experiencing mental illness, psychiatric disability. You will learn how to implement community based programs and activities with a focus on mental health. This course will help you gain understanding and build practical skills to work in the mental health sector.

Qualification Pathway

After achieving this qualification, you may choose to study the following qualification;

  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. It is preferred that the students have obtained a minimum of school certificate or equivalent and are 18 years of age (or will turn 18) before completing the qualification. Entry requirements may vary dependent on unit selection. Call us today for more information.

After completing this course you can pursue a career as a:

  • Mental Health Rehabilitation Support Worker
  • Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker
  • Mental Health Intake Officer
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker
  • Disability Support Worker

Work placement

This course requires a minimum of 80 hours of logged working hours within an organisation involved in the delivery of mental health to clients. This could include (but is not limited to) nursing environments such as an acute care ward or residential aged care facilities, as well as community mental health care services, child and youth mental health services or residential mental health facilities.

Core Units

Unit CodeUnit Description
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and-or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCMHS002Establish a self-directed recovery relationship
CHCMHS003Provide recovery oriented mental health services
CHCMHS004Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
CHCMHS005Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drug issues
CHCMHS007Work effectively in trauma informed care
CHCMHS008Promote and facilitate self advocacy
CHCMHS011Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety

Elective Units

Unit CodeUnit Description
CHCCCS019Recognise and respond to crisis situations
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment
CHCCCS017Provide loss and grief support
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice

What We Offer

  • Access to industry leading VET Teachers who care about how you progress in the course
  • Flexible learning options; study online, in class, blended, by correspondence or at your workplace
  • You may be eligible for state and/or federal funding as a loan or subsidy towards your course
  • We have 7 learning campuses nationally for when you want to be inspired by like-minded students & trainers
  • Some Kirana Colleges qualifications are part of a pathway to university and getting you degree ready

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