Chisholm Institute

Certificate IV in Mental Health

CHC43315

Berwick, Frankston

Get qualified to provide support in a residential program or outreach program. Learn essential skills and knowledge required to help people with a mental illness work effectively within a recovery framework.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Mental Health with Chisholm Institute

  • $2,082*

    + $445 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC), Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Berwick

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • Frankston

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • In workplace

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In workplace

    In workplace Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • $8,869*

    + $445 fees

  • Compare

  • Full price, Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Berwick

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • Frankston

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • In workplace

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In workplace

    In workplace Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

*Verified June 22, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Relevant work experience, 18 years old, Language literacy and numeracy, Police check, Interview, Working with children

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Payment Terms
For Payment Plans, the set terms of the direct debit agreements are either five months or 10 months, with the option of weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments. Additional charges will apply to students taking up this option, including a billing fee of 4.6 per cent of total course tuition costs and an administration fee of $10 (non-refundable).

Course Overview

Do you have an ambition to work within the Health Industry assisting those with mental health issues to improve their mental health and social wellbeing?

The Certificate IV in Mental Health will give you the foundation knowledge, skills and experience required to consider possible employment options such as support workers, mental health practitioners and residential workers.

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.

  • Assistant Community Services Worker
  • Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker
  • Outreach Officer
  • Community Rehabilitation Worker

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Mental Health with Chisholm Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 15 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

11 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    CHCDIV002

  • Work legally and ethically
    CHCLEG001

  • Establish self-directed recovery relationships
    CHCMHS002

  • Provide recovery oriented mental health services
    CHCMHS003

  • Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
    CHCMHS004

  • Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
    CHCMHS005

  • Work effectively in trauma informed care
    CHCMHS007

  • Promote and facilitate self advocacy
    CHCMHS008

  • Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
    CHCMHS011

  • Participate in workplace health and safety
    HLTWHS001

Elective Units

4 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
    CHCCCS003

  • Assess co-existing needs
    CHCCCS004

  • Provide brief interventions
    CHCCCS014

  • Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
    CHCCSM005

  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
    CHCPRP001

Course Provider

Located in South East Melbourne, Chisholm Institute is a government-owned TAFE with certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, bachelors and graduate certificate courses.

Chisholm Institute has specialist automotive, trades and business-based learning centres with campus locations in Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Wonthaggi, Rosebud, Frankston and Melbourne City.

Registered
1998
Courses
439
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions