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Certificate IV in Mental Health

National ID: CHC43315 | State ID: AWK8

 

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.

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

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

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Entrance Requirements
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Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a welfare officer, support worker or mental health worker in community settings

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Community Welfare Work

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Overview

Course Overview

Where Albany
Bunbury
Duration

Albany Campus
Full Time, Part Time, Flexible
This course is available for Semester 2

Bunbury Campus
Full Time
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

HowFlexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
When
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

South Regional TAFE's indicative fees for 2017 are available at the link:
www.southregionaltafe.wa.edu.au/futurestudents/feespaymentoptions
These fees are indicative for local students enrolling full-time in government funded courses in 2017. Your fees will be calculated from your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Concessions (for eligible courses at certificate levels I to IV) and annual course fee caps may apply. Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loan
Students in Diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. Only an Australian citizen, a permanent humanitarian visa holder and resident in Australia, or a New Zealand Special Visa 444 student who can also provide evidence of a WACE Certificate (completion of Year 12) or equivalent can apply for a loan. For more information please see http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/ (Opens in a new window )

For information on the VET Student Loan process at South Regional TAFE please see http://www.southregionaltafe.wa.edu.au/futurestudents/vet-student-loans

International students
Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.
International students can only study full-time. For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses

 

Units

CORE
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeingCHCMHS011AVB59
Establish self-directed recovery relationshipsCHCMHS002AVB68
Participate in workplace health and safetyHLTWHS001WG738
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Promote and facilitate self advocacyCHCMHS008AVB62
Provide recovery oriented mental health servicesCHCMHS003AVB67
Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issuesCHCMHS005AVB65
Work collaboratively with the care network and other servicesCHCMHS004AVB66
Work effectively in trauma informed careCHCMHS007AVB63
Work legally and ethicallyCHCLEG001AVB82
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeingCHCMHS011AVB59
Establish self-directed recovery relationshipsCHCMHS002AVB68
Participate in workplace health and safetyHLTWHS001WG738
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Promote and facilitate self advocacyCHCMHS008AVB62
Provide recovery oriented mental health servicesCHCMHS003AVB67
Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issuesCHCMHS005AVB65
Work collaboratively with the care network and other servicesCHCMHS004AVB66
Work effectively in trauma informed careCHCMHS007AVB63
Work legally and ethicallyCHCLEG001AVB82
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Facilitate the interests and rights of clientsCHCADV001AVC96
Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicideCHCCCS003AVC73
Work effectively in trauma informed careCHCMHS007AVB63
Work in an alcohol and other drugs contextCHCAOD001AVC85
ELECTIVES
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicideCHCCCS003AVC73
Provide intervention support to children and familiesCHCRF402BD2706
Work in an alcohol and other drugs contextCHCAOD001AVC85
Work to empower Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communitiesCHCCDE006AVC44
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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

For full time courses, apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.
For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au  
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au  

Entrance Requirements

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

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

For full time courses, apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.
For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au  
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au  

Entrance Requirements

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

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