Certificate IV in Mental Health
National Course Code CHC43315
The Certificate IV in Mental Health CHC43315 has been endorsed as a voluntary entry-level qualification by the community mental health sector. It provides an opportunity for participants to build upon their on-the-job experience and receive a nationally recognised qualification in mental health.
The qualification covers a range of core unit competencies including establishing self-directed recovery relationships, providing recovery oriented mental health services, working effectively in trauma informed care, promoting and facilitating self-advocacy, assessing and promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, assessing co-existing needs and providing interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues. This course aims to build understanding as well as develop strategies and practical skills for working in mental health.
Successful completion of the Certificate IV in Mental Health CHC43315 can lead to a range of potential career opportunities such as Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker, Mental Health Intake Officer and Mental Health Outreach Worker.
"[This training] was a very good way to build a basis for working in the mental health field and from a community perspective."
- course participant
Who should enrol?
- Support Workers
- Team Leaders and Managers
- Other staff who provide services to people with
mental health conditions as part of their day to day work
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See Participant Handbook for further details
Course delivery and completion options
If you have on-the-job experience or workforce training, you may be closer to a qualification than you think!
Recognition prior learning (RPL) - Full recognition
Partial recognition/blended pathway
Units of Competency
|This qualification consists of 15 units of competency including 11 core units and 4 elective units as outlined below:|
|CHCMHS002||Establish self-directed recovery relationships|
|CHCMHS003||Provide recovery oriented mental health services|
|CHCMHS004||Work collaboratively with the care network and other services|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCMHS005||Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCMHS007||Work effectively in trauma informed care|
|CHCMHS008||Promote and facilitate self-advocacy|
|CHCMHS011||Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|CHCCCS003||Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing|
|HLTWHS006||Manage personal stressors in the work environment|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
You may be eligible for a fee reduction or exemption dependenton your current circumstances and/or previous experience, for qualification fee pricing and current funding opportunities click here.
Training delivered by Mental Health Coordinating Council Inc. RTO Code 91296