Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work – Fast Track (CHC43515)
This Fast Track course offers Peer Workers with two or more years professional experience the opportunity to complete the CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work qualification in just six face-to-face training days.
The course draws on students’ lived and on-the-job experience to consolidate and build their skills. With a small time commitment, this course is a great opportunity for existing Peer Workers to receive qualifications and continue to improve their practice.
The peer workforce is growing rapidly within Australia’s mental health sector. This qualification provides an opportunity to develop your skills and receive a recognised qualification to advance your career in a mental health peer role.
What you will learn
Our courses are delivered by experienced Peer Workers. Through a blend of theory, practical coursework, and discussions with other peer workers you will learn about:
- Safe Storytelling and ways of sharing your experience
- Recovery and Trauma-Informed Care
- Understanding & responding to suicide
- Undertake Peer Work practices
- Navigating the mental health system
- Work with diverse people
- Promote self-advocacy
- Work with impacted families
“Reflecting on experience I had at work, this training could have solved a lot of the heartache I had along the way. This is going to propel the peer workforce forward.” – Course participant
Who is this for
- Consumer Peer Worker (paid or unpaid)
- Carer Peer Worker (paid or unpaid)