Hunter TAFE

Certificate IV in Mental Health

CHC43315

Ourimbah, Hamilton

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 Hunter TAFE

  • TBA*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hamilton

    • January 30, 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Ourimbah

    • February 6, 2017

    • Full time (35 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (35 weeks)

  • $1,990*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hamilton

    • January 30, 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Ourimbah

    • February 6, 2017

    • Full time (35 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (35 weeks)

*Verified January 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
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • 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 Hunter TAFE, 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.

  • Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
    CHCAOD001

  • Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
    CHCAOD004

  • Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
    CHCCCS003

  • Use communication to build relationships
    CHCCOM002

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    CHCPRP003

  • Support the rights and safety of children and young people
    CHCPRT002

Course Provider

Hunter TAFE is one of the largest and oldest TAFE institutes in NSW. It's one of 10 large institutes that provide TAFE coverage across NSW, and offers vocational training and higher education to Australian and international students from 15 campuses throughout the Hunter.

It also provides a range of student services including careers, counselling, pathways and disability services. It also offers onsite accommodation at the Kurri Kurri and Muswellbrook campuses.

Campus locations include Belmont, Cessnock, Glendale, Gosford, Hamilton, Newcastle, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Muswellbrook, Ourimbah, Scone, Singleton, Tomaree and Wyong.

Registered
1998
Courses
675
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions