South Western Sydney Institute

Certificate IV in Mental Health

CHC43315

Bankstown

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 South Western Sydney Institute

  • $1,990*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Bankstown

    • February 13, 2017

    • Full time (32 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (32 weeks)

  • Bankstown

    • February 13, 2017

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (12 months)

  • Bankstown

    • February 15, 2017

    • Part time

    • In class

    In class Part time

  • $6,230*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Bankstown

    • February 13, 2017

    • Full time (32 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (32 weeks)

  • Bankstown

    • February 13, 2017

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (12 months)

  • Bankstown

    • February 15, 2017

    • Part time

    • In class

    In class Part time

*Verified February 10, 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 South Western Sydney 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.

  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
    CHCADV001

  • Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
    CHCCCS003

  • Provide brief interventions
    CHCCCS014

  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations
    CHCCCS019

  • Use communication to build relationships
    CHCCOM002

  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
    CHCPRP001

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    CHCPRP003

  • Work with forced migrants
    CHCSET001

Course Provider

South Western Sydney Institute was named national and New South Wales Large Training Provider of the Year, in 2013.

TAFE SWSi has nine colleges plus specialist training centres and covers the areas of Campbelltown, Parramatta and the semi-rural area of Wollondilly.

Registered
1999
Courses
674
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions