CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

Duration 1.5 years (78 weeks - 6 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 090003G)
nationally recognised
+Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues. They can provide counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services. These workers are required to have high level specialist knowledge, skills and competencies especially in regard to laws affecting people with mental health issues, the range of services available to them and health issues related to mental health.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 160 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 CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services Core 60
2 CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core 40
3 CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core 20
4 CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships Core *80
5 CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services Core *80
6 CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services Core *80
7 CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues Core 90
8 CHCMHS009 Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs Core   90
9 CHCMHS010 Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity Core *80
 10 CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing Core 80
 11 CHCMHS012 Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives Core 60
 12 CHCMHS013 Implement trauma informed care Core 80
 13 CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice Core 60
 14 CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Core 100
 15 HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety Core 40
16 HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment Elective 20
17 CHCMHS006 Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers Elective 40
18  CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support Elective 60
19 CHCAOD009 Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans Elective 60
20 CHCAOD006 Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues Elective 80


+Entry Requirements

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


+Career Outcomes

  • Mental Health Worker
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Community Support Worker
  • Alcohol and Drug worker

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

  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Psychiatry
  • Social Work


+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 services to clients in relation to mental health issues. They can provide counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services. These workers are required to have high level specialist knowledge, skills and competencies especially in regard to laws affecting people with mental health issues, the range of services available to them and health issues related to mental health.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 160 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 CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services Core 60
2 CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core 40
3 CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core 20
4 CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships Core *80
5 CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services Core *80
6 CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services Core *80
7 CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues Core 90
8 CHCMHS009 Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs Core 90
9 CHCMHS010 Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity Core *80
10 CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing Core 80
11 CHCMHS012 Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives Core 60
12 CHCMHS013 Implement trauma informed care Core 80
13 CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice Core 60
14 CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Core 100
15 HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety Core 40
16 HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment Elective 20
17 CHCMHS006 Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers Elective 40
18 CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support Elective 60
19 CHCAOD009 Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans Elective 60
20 CHCAOD006 Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues Elective 80


+Entry Requirements

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


+Career Outcomes

  • Mental Health Worker
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Community Support Worker
  • Alcohol and Drug worker

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

  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Psychiatry
  • Social Work


+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