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CHC43315 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.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
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
Work placement

The training package does not specify any mandatory entry requirements into this course. However prospective students should note that a mandatory part of the course requires you to participate and complete a supervised work placement, in a suitable environment that provides the services in your selected area of study. Before you commence work placement, you may be required to obtain a police clearance (approximately $72). Please check when you enquire as to whether a police clearance is required for your work placement.

It is strongly recommended you also consult with your doctor about having a flu vaccination.

Further information on work placement requirements can be obtained from the CHC Training Package Implementation Guide

Job opportunities

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

Study pathway

Diploma of Community Welfare Work

How to apply

For full time, part time, flexible or online 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.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Semester 1

Bunbury - Full Time, Part Time

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.

Semester 2

Albany - Full Time, Part Time

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 2
Where Albany
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.
Bunbury - Full Time, Part Time

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 2
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.

Course enquiry

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.

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