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CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

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The mental health sector is a growing industry with compassionate, energetic caregivers in high demand. The CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health provides you with the practical skills and experience necessary to support people living with a mental illness.

The CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health has been specifically designed by our training team to ensure you are given every opportunity possible to reach the career you want. Our team of specialists will be there every step of the way, and the combination of classroom and practical exercises means you can graduate with the skills needed to excel in your chosen profession!
This course focuses on rehabilitation and support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Throughout the training you will develop skills in implementing community-based activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability, and mental health promotion work.

The College is renowned for producing graduates who possess a range of well-developed technical and customer service skills, so you can be assured you are receiving the highest quality training with Central Coast Community College.

Are you ready to develop your career in the community care industry even further? Take the plunge and enquire about enrolment today!

Note: Aged care facilities require a criminal record check prior to placement. Students can apply for this through NSW Police. If you are commencing work placement in a facility governed by NSW Health you will be required to also undergo an Occupational Assessment for Vaccinations and Infectious Diseases.

Course Duration

This course runs one day per week for the duration of four months.

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face delivery with 80 hours of practical work placement.

Entry Requirements

Students must have successfully completed year 10 (or equivalent), turned 16 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.

Click here for more information about the enrolment process.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes
  • Conduct assessment and planning as part of the recovery process
  • Work collaboratively to support recovery process
  • Work effectively in mental health settings
  • Establish and maintain communication and relationships to support the recovery process

Study Pathways

Graduates may continue their studies by enrolling in the CHC53315a Diploma of Mental Health.

Career Opportunities

Students wishing to undertake this course may consider the following work roles:

  • Community Rehabilitation Support Worker
  • Mental Health Rehabilitation Support Worker
  • Community Support Worker
  • Mental Health Support Worker
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker

Who Is This Course For

This course is for students who would like to work in the Mental Health sector.

This course includes industry-based training and therefore students must be currently working in the community services and/or health and allied sector; completing an employer hosted traineeship; or, is willing to complete placement hours within the industry as part of this course.

What to Bring To Class

Please bring a pen, paper and folder to class. All other course resources will be provided for you.

Units of competency

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate IV in Mental Health CHC43315.
  • CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
  • CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services
  • CHCFAM010 Provide intervention support to families
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
  • CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • CHCMHS006 Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCMHS008 Promote and facilitate self advocacy
  • CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships
  • CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
  • CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing