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12-16 Months
660 Hours
$3,717
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This qualification provides you with the expertise to explore career opportunities in the health industry. You will learn the necessary skills and knowledge to care for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. You’ll graduate with specific knowledge of mental health issues and appropriate intervention processes applied in residential and community based settings.

CHC43315 - Certificate IV in Mental Health

  • Overview
  • Pathways
  • Course Units
  • Delivery

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

This qualification covers workers who provide a range of community services focusing on:

Rehabilitation and support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability Implementing community based activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability, and Mental health promotion work. Work may focus on engaging people with mental illness in community participation, prevention of relapse and promotion of recovery through programs such as residential rehabilitation, work in clinical settings, home based outreach and centre-based programs delivered by community based non-government organisations. This work may also involve supported employment and programmed respite care.

This qualification defines the knowledge and skills required by support workers and case workers who work autonomously under broad guidance. Certificate IV in Mental Health refers to specific knowledge of mental health issues and appropriate intervention processes applied in residential and community based settings.

How much will it cost me?

Fee for Service:
Courses from $3,717.

This course cost is fully inclusive of everything you need to complete the course. There are no additional incidental fees. To help with the payment of your fees you may be able to pay your fees by instalments.

This course is funded through the Government of South Australia’s WorkReady Initiative.

Terms, conditions and eligibility criteria apply
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What if I have studied before?

If you have existing knowledge or skills relating to the requirements of this course you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL). RPL may be granted for knowledge or skills obtained through prior education, training, work and life experiences.

If granted, you may be eligible for credit towards this course, allowing you to finish your study sooner.

Pathways in Individual Support

The Certificate IV in Mental Health provides you with the qualifications and
expertise to explore career opportunities in the health industry. You will learn
the necessary skills and knowledge to care for people affected by mental
illness and psychiatric disability.

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Course Units

This course is made up of 14 units of study, these are divided into 11 core units, and 3 elective units. Our range of electives is based on our experience, knowledge and understanding of what employers and the industry are looking for.

CORE UNITS
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships
CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services
CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care
CHCMHS008 Promote and facilitate self advocacy
CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety
3 ELECTIVES OF CHOICE
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Delivery

The Certificate IV in Mental Health is offered as both full time and part time at our Adelaide campus or through our blended learning model. Through our blended learning model you will receive course materials to work through at your own pace as well as attend practical training seminars as required. As part of this course, you will also have the opportunity to experience real life situations through work placement. Whichever delivery method you choose, our experienced trainers will support you every step of the way. To find out the best option for you to study individual support, call Enable College and speak with one of or course advisors today.

  • Study on Campus
  • Work Placement
  • Study Online
  • Full Time Available
  • Part Time Available

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