CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

Duration 1 years (50 weeks - 4 x 10 week terms + holidays)
Timetable 2.5 days per week
Study mode Full-time
Delivery mode Face to Face
International course Yes - International student are eligible to study this course. (CRICOS course code 090002G)
nationally recognised
+Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery-oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community-based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.


+Units of Competency

 

No.

 

Unit code

 

Unit name

 

Unit type

 

Delivery Hours

 1 CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core 40
2 CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core 20
3  CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Core 40
4 CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships Core *180
5 CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services Core *180
6 CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services Core *180
7 CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues Core 90
8 CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care Core 44
9 CHCMHS008 Promote and facilitate self advocacy Core 50
 10 CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing Core 80
 11 HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety Core 20
 12 CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations Elective 40
 13 CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support Elective 60
 14 CHCAOD004 Assess needs of client with alcohol and other drugs issues Elective 120
 15 HLTAID011 Provide first aid Elective 16


+Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 18 year of age
  • A minimum of Australian Year 12 or equivalent

English Testing is available on campus at no cost. Contact us to make an appointment.

+Career Outcomes

  • Mental Health Support Worker
  • Community Support Worker – Mental Health
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker
  • Professional Mental Health Support Worker

Students may also go on to develop their skills and knowledge in other community service or other areas of health care such as:

  • Allied Health
  • Community Services
  • Drug and Alcohol abuse


+Tuition Fees

  • $13,200 ($2,200 per term)
  • $500 Resource Fee
  • $200 Application Fee

Please contact our MTI team for current promotions studentsupport@mti.vic.edu.au


+Intake Dates

2021 Intakes

  • 12th Jul 21
  • 10th Oct 21

2022 Intakes

  • 24th Jan  22
  • 26th Apr 22
  • 18th Jul 22

+How to Apply

  • Check you meet the entry requirements for the course.
  • Choose your intake preference
  • Complete the Domestic Student Application Form (Ensure you include all required documentation)
  • Submit your application – Apply online or visit our campus.
  • Receive your Letter of Offer from MTI
  • Accept the Letter of Offer and pay tuition fees
  • Receive your CoE (Confirmation of Enrolment)
  • Apply for your student visa

For information about applying for your student visa, please visit the Australia Department of Home Affairs (DHA) www.homeaffairs.gov.au

+Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery-oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community-based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.


+Units of Competency

 

No.

 

Unit code

 

Unit name

 

Unit type

 

Delivery Hours

1 CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core 40
2 CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core 20
3 CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Core 40
4 CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships Core *180
5 CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services Core *180
6 CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services Core *180
7 CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues Core 90
8 CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care Core 44
9 CHCMHS008 Promote and facilitate self advocacy Core 50
10 CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing Core 80
11 HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety Core 20
12 CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations Elective 40
13 CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support Elective 60
14 CHCAOD004 Assess needs of client with alcohol and other drugs issues Elective 120
15 HLTAID011 Provide first aid Elective 16


+Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 18 year of age
  • IELTS score of 5.5 (Academic) or equivalent
  • A minimum of Australian Year 12 or equivalent

English Testing is available on campus at no cost. Contact us to make an appointment.

+Career Outcomes

  • Mental Health Support Worker
  • Community Support Worker – Mental Health
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker
  • Professional Mental Health Support Worker

Students may also go on to develop their skills and knowledge in other community service or other areas of health care such as:

  • Allied Health
  • Community Services
  • Drug and Alcohol abuse


+Tuition Fees

  • $13,200 ($2,200 per term)
  • $500 Resource Fee
  • $200 Application Fee

Please contact our MTI team for current promotions studentsupport@mti.vic.edu.au


+Intake Dates

2021 Intakes

  • 12th Jul 21
  • 10th Oct 21

2022 Intakes

  • 24th Jan  22
  • 26th Apr 22
  • 18th Jul 22

+How to Apply

  • Check you meet the entry requirements for the course.
  • Choose your intake preference
  • Complete the International Student Application Form (Ensure you include all required documentation)
  • Submit your application – Apply online or visit our campus.
  • Receive your Letter of Offer from MTI
  • Accept the Letter of Offer and pay tuition fees
  • Receive your CoE (Confirmation of Enrolment)
  • Apply for your student visa

For information about applying for your student visa, please visit the Australia Department of Home Affairs (DHA) www.homeaffairs.gov.au