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Certificate IV in Mental Health

National ID: CHC43315 | State ID: AWK8

Develop skills to work with clients experiencing a mental health illness

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

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:

Welfare Officer, Support Worker or Mental Health Worker in community settings.

Further Study Option(s)
Diploma of Community Services, Diploma of Community Welfare Work, Diploma of Youth Work

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Leederville

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Leederville One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

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

Diploma of Mental Health

National ID: CHC53315 | State ID: AWL3

Develop the skills to work with clients experiencing a mental health illness

You will learn about current approaches to mental health that focus on the person not the illness. The Diploma of Mental Health will enable you to undertake community service work that includes mental health.

Working in the community services industry you will provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues that may include case management, referral, advocacy, individual support, and education/health promotion services.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Welfare Support Worker | Community Worker | Community Support Worker | Mental Health Worker | Mental Health Support Worker | Mental Health Outreach Worker | Case Worker | Recovery Partner

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Counselling

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Leederville

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Leederville Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

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

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

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

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