Certificate IV in Mental Health

National ID: CHC43315
State ID: AWK8
Qualification level: Certificate IV

Course is available at the following locations

Private
AMA Training Services

AMA Training Services is the registered training organisation of the Australian Medical Association (WA), Western Australia’s peak representative body for doctors and medical students. AMA Training Services has a proud history of delivering high quality and contextualised training to the health and community industries.

This qualification is offered under the Participation and Equity Program as well as traineeship arrangements.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

Course description

AMA Training Services is the registered training organisation of the Australian Medical Association (WA), Western Australia’s peak representative body for doctors and medical students. AMA Training Services has a proud history of delivering high quality and contextualised training to the health and community industries.

This qualification is offered under the Participation and Equity Program as well as traineeship arrangements.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

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Private
Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Ltd

Face to face classroom delivery over multiple study blocks, throughout a 10 month course duration. Includes clinical work placements. Available to students in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Delivered against Department of Training and Workforce Development's PIT and Participation programs.

Course description

Face to face classroom delivery over multiple study blocks, throughout a 10 month course duration. Includes clinical work placements. Available to students in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Delivered against Department of Training and Workforce Development's PIT and Participation programs.

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Private
BCA National Training Group

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Private
Marr Mooditj Training

Course is delivered in Perth in block released format

This qualification requires the learner to attend 80 hours of work  placement and demonstrate the ability to deal with and support their clients with Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug related issues and be able to implement own self-care along the way.

Course description

Course is delivered in Perth in block released format

This qualification requires the learner to attend 80 hours of work  placement and demonstrate the ability to deal with and support their clients with Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug related issues and be able to implement own self-care along the way.

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Private
SMR Learning Services Pty Ltd trading as TrainSmart Australia, New Horizons Learning Centre (Perth)

A career in mental health can be challenging but also very rewarding – and this qualification will ensure you have the knowledge and skills to help individuals (and their families) with mental health issues get their lives back on track.

The Certificate IV in Mental Health is a Jobs & Skills WA government subsidised, Nationally Recognised qualification that will equip you with the knowledge and skills to support, communicate and work with individuals who are suffering with mental health issues. It will train you to promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing and how to respond to critical situations. You’ll investigate intervention strategies and how best to support those at risk.

Courses are delivered via face-to-face training – so you can put the theory you have learnt into practise through simulated exercises. You will work towards completing 15 units and assessments to complete this qualification. 80 hours work placement is mandatory and will give you experience and exposure to roles in mental health.  A trainer will be assigned to guide and support you throughout your studies, and will be able to offer help and advice.

This level is suitable for those who want valuable experience within this field. It will help you secure employment within the mental health sector in government, public, private or managed services. Equip yourself with the skills to turn people’s lives around – and enjoy a truly rewarding career in your community.

Complimentary career guidance available. For more information, visit tsa.edu.au or phone 1300 855 517.

This qualification is offered under the Participation - Equity Program and the Priority Industry Training Program.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

Course description

A career in mental health can be challenging but also very rewarding – and this qualification will ensure you have the knowledge and skills to help individuals (and their families) with mental health issues get their lives back on track.

The Certificate IV in Mental Health is a Jobs & Skills WA government subsidised, Nationally Recognised qualification that will equip you with the knowledge and skills to support, communicate and work with individuals who are suffering with mental health issues. It will train you to promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing and how to respond to critical situations. You’ll investigate intervention strategies and how best to support those at risk.

Courses are delivered via face-to-face training – so you can put the theory you have learnt into practise through simulated exercises. You will work towards completing 15 units and assessments to complete this qualification. 80 hours work placement is mandatory and will give you experience and exposure to roles in mental health.  A trainer will be assigned to guide and support you throughout your studies, and will be able to offer help and advice.

This level is suitable for those who want valuable experience within this field. It will help you secure employment within the mental health sector in government, public, private or managed services. Equip yourself with the skills to turn people’s lives around – and enjoy a truly rewarding career in your community.

Complimentary career guidance available. For more information, visit tsa.edu.au or phone 1300 855 517.

This qualification is offered under the Participation - Equity Program and the Priority Industry Training Program.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

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Public
Central Regional TAFE

<h4>Make a career of caring when it matters most.</h4>
<p>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.</p>

Course description

<h4>Make a career of caring when it matters most.</h4>
<p>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.</p>

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North Metropolitan TAFE

<p><em>This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.</em></p>
<h3>Develop skills to work with clients experiencing a mental health illness</h3>
<p>This qualification focuses on the <strong>support and needs of people</strong> 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.</p>
<p>You will undertake a supervised or simulated <strong>work placement*</strong> where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.</p>
<p>You could find work in a variety of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services; rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment.</p>

Course description

<p><em>This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.</em></p>
<h3>Develop skills to work with clients experiencing a mental health illness</h3>
<p>This qualification focuses on the <strong>support and needs of people</strong> 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.</p>
<p>You will undertake a supervised or simulated <strong>work placement*</strong> where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.</p>
<p>You could find work in a variety of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services; rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment.</p>

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Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

<h3>Are you ready for a career giving support to people with a mental illness?</h3>
<p>When you complete the Certificate IV in Mental Health you'll be on your way to a career as a <strong>mental health support worker, community support worker, </strong>or <strong>case worker.</strong></p>
<h4>Gain these skills:</h4>
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<li>promote social, <strong>emotional </strong>and <strong>physical wellbeing</strong></li>
<li>respond to critical situations</li>
<li>work with carers</li>
<li><strong>early intervention </strong>strategies</li>
<li>work with people at risk of homelessness and suicide</li>
<li>support the recovery process</li>
<li>work with cultural diversity</li>
<li>ethical behaviour </li>
<li>legal responsibilities</li>
</ul>
<p>This course has a <strong>minimum age requirement</strong> of 25 years old to be eligible to enter the course, as we are unlikely to be able to secure work placements for anyone under 25 years old.</p>
<h4>Want to find out more about this industry?</h4>
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<h4>This course is available for online study.</h4>
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<p>Look out for the self-paced option below to apply. Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our <a href="https://www.southmetrotafe.wa.edu.au/ecampus">eCampus</a&gt; and instructions for getting started studying this course online.<br />
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<p>This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government <strong><em>Lower fees, local skills</em></strong> initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 <em>(plus resource fee)</em> if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. <strong><a href="/getSkillsReady">Find out more</a></strong>.</p>

Course description

<h3>Are you ready for a career giving support to people with a mental illness?</h3>
<p>When you complete the Certificate IV in Mental Health you'll be on your way to a career as a <strong>mental health support worker, community support worker, </strong>or <strong>case worker.</strong></p>
<h4>Gain these skills:</h4>
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<li>promote social, <strong>emotional </strong>and <strong>physical wellbeing</strong></li>
<li>respond to critical situations</li>
<li>work with carers</li>
<li><strong>early intervention </strong>strategies</li>
<li>work with people at risk of homelessness and suicide</li>
<li>support the recovery process</li>
<li>work with cultural diversity</li>
<li>ethical behaviour </li>
<li>legal responsibilities</li>
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<p>This course has a <strong>minimum age requirement</strong> of 25 years old to be eligible to enter the course, as we are unlikely to be able to secure work placements for anyone under 25 years old.</p>
<h4>Want to find out more about this industry?</h4>
<p>Students in community services benefit from sharing information about organisations, initiatives and leading expertise in our Community Services Facebook page.</p>
<p class="btn btn-primary d-table"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/communityservicessmtafe">Community Services at SM TAFE Facebook page   </a></p>
<h4>This course is available for online study.</h4>
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<p>Look out for the self-paced option below to apply. Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our <a href="https://www.southmetrotafe.wa.edu.au/ecampus">eCampus</a&gt; and instructions for getting started studying this course online.<br />
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<p>This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government <strong><em>Lower fees, local skills</em></strong> initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 <em>(plus resource fee)</em> if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. <strong><a href="/getSkillsReady">Find out more</a></strong>.</p>

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<p>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.</p>
<p>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.</p>
<p><strong>This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply. </strong></p>
<p><strong>Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.</strong></p>

Course description

<p>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.</p>
<p>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.</p>
<p><strong>This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply. </strong></p>
<p><strong>Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.</strong></p>

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