CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

Empower Minds and Foster Well-being

Equip yourself to make a positive impact on mental health and wellness, providing essential support to individuals in need.

Fees & Funding
Fee for service from $3,950
6 Months: Full-time
8 Months: Part-time
+ 80 Hours of Work Placement
Study mode
Blended delivery
On-campus & Livestreamed
Western Australia
Your industry career prospects
Of Graduates experienced an improvement in their work status
Employed in the Healthcare and Social Assistance Industry
Of graduates were satisfied with their Training

Course information

The Certificate IV in Mental Health course has been designed to reflect the role of mental health workers who provide self-directed, recovery-oriented support to those affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. This course will allow graduates to implement community-based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability

Students Who Successfully Complete this Qualification Can Work in the Following Occupations:
  • Family Support Worker
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Outreach Worker
  • Peer Support Worker
  • Support Worker 
Entry Requirements
Entry Requirements
  • Completion of grades 10-12 or equivalent
  • Demonstrate a satisfactory level of Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) abilities.
  • Must be able to obtain a federal police check
  • Students may need a COVID-19 vaccine to begin work placement
Work Placement
  • If under 18 years of age, you must have a Department of Education (DoE) Notice of  Arrangement (please contact our office for further information regarding this requirement),
  • Not currently attending school
  • Unemployed,
  • You live in WA,
  • An Australian citizen; or
  • A permanent visa holder or holder of visa subclass 309, 444, 785, 790, 820;
  • A dependent or spouse of the primary holder of a visa subclass 457; or
  • A bridging visa E holder (subclasses 050 and 051) and you have made a valid application for a visa of subclass 785 or 790.
Course Duration

The Certificate IV in Mental Health course is delivered over a period of 6 full-time or 8 months part-time.

  • 1 day/week (Tuesday)
  • 80 hours of Industry Placement – organized by Sero Institute on your behalf
Course Details
Core Units

CHCMHS003 Provide recovery orientated mental health services
CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships
CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with coexisting mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care
CHCMHS008 Promote and facilitate self-advocacy
CHCMHS011 Access and promote social, emotional and
physical wellbeing
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Elective Units

CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
CHCCCS014 Provide brief interventions
CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

Fees & Funding

National – Fee for Service: $3,950

If you’d like to find out about our payment plans, please contact one of our friendly Learning Consultants.

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