Swinburne University of Technology

Certificate IV in Mental Health

CHC43315

Wantirna

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 Swinburne University of Technology

  • $2,750*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

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  • Wantirna

    • August 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • Blended

    Blended Full time (6 months)

  • $8,220*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Wantirna

    • August 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • Blended

    Blended Full time (6 months)

*Verified June 23, 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
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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

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 Swinburne University of Technology, 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.

  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations
    CHCCCS019

  • Work with people with mental health issues
    CHCMHS001

  • Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers
    CHCMHS006

  • Provide first aid
    HLTAID003

Course Provider

For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring outcomes for our industry partners. With a focus on science, technology and innovation, our reputation for high quality, engaged teaching and research is reflected in Swinburne’s consistent ranking among the top 3% of universities in the world.

Registered
1998
Courses
218
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

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