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CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

National ID: CHC43315 State ID: AWK8
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Make a career of caring when it matters most.

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery-oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community-based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken 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.

Half-price

This course is half price for everyone (excl. school students) as part of the Lower Fees, Local Skills initiative. Fees are also capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more about half price the fee cap eligibility here.

^ Please note: You'll pay half price for the course fees, other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

Entrance requirements

To achieve this qualification, learners must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Learners are required to provide evidence of adequate language, literacy and numeracy skills to successfully undertake the program's academic and workplace experience requirements, prior to commencing the program. Learners will be interviewed during enrolment and a Client Needs Summary will be completed to identify any limitations to these requirements. Action will be taken to address these limitations.

A current National Police Clearance and Working with Children’s Check are required prior to work placement in most community and mental health settings.

Job opportunities include:

  • Recovery partner
  • Support Worker
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker
  • Welfare Worker

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA

Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

 

We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here. 

Locations and study options

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Available all year round, 2021

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Duration 6 Months
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Northam
How Self Paced External
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Duration 6 Months
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Kalgoorlie
How Self Paced Onsite
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Duration 12 Months
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Kalgoorlie
How Traineeship

Semester 1, 2021

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Class is held 1 day p/wk | Tuesdays from 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Duration 1 Year
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Geraldton
How Classroom

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