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Certificate IV in Mental Health

National ID: CHC43315 | State ID: AWK8

 

This qualification focuses on the support and needs of people experiencing mental health issues. You will learn about the value and principles of mental health sector and how to apply them in a recovery oriented way.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate effectively in the mental health sector, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, working with carers, early intervention strategies, working with people at risk of homelessness and suicide, supporting the recovery process, working with cultural diversity, ethical and legal responsibilities.

You will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a welfare officer, support worker or mental health worker in community settings.

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Community Services, Diploma of Mental Health, Diploma of Youth and Diploma of Community Welfare. Graduates may be eligible for university entry.

 

 

Course overview

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements

South Metro Tafe
Armadale
Two semesters
N
N

South Regional Tafe
Bunbury
One semester
Y
Y

Entrance requirements

Course Overview

Where Armadale
Bunbury
Duration
How Full-Time
When

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a welfare officer, support worker or mental health worker in community settings.

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a welfare officer, support worker or mental health worker in community settings.

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Community Services, Diploma of Mental Health, Diploma of Youth and Diploma of Community Welfare. Graduates may be eligible for university entry.

 

 

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

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Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

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