Our CHC43315 - Certificate IV in Mental Health is:
- Has Flexible Payment Options
- Is Trained by Experienced Managers with Leadership Experience
- Provides you with Ongoing Support
- Is Delivered Online - Study from anywhere!
Our CHC43315 - Certificate IV in Mental Health comprises 15 units (11 core units and 4 elective units) and 80 hours of supervised work placement completed within 12 months. You will learn the skills and knowledge required to implement community based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability.
Our CHC43315 - Certificate IV in Mental Health is designed for people wishing to work 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.
You can start your CHC4331512 Certificate IV in Mental Health course online anytime and study when and where it suits you.
The course is delivered via our online learning portal and you receive access to your all learning and assessment materials online.
You will be supported by your trainer who will support you through your study and is available to answer any questions you have via email or phone call.
The course is self- paced, we would expect that most students would have the course completed in 12 months.
This course has an 80 hour supervised work placement component. For those already working in this field, this can be completed in your workplace. For those seeking employment in this industry, students are advised that they are required to obtain their own placement. Assistance in obtaining a placement can be provided when required.
Hard copy materials can be provided at a cost. Please note that printed materials are sourced externally and students will be charged at the rate that Jigsaw has been quoted to produce these. The quote will be provided to the student and expected to paid for prior to the print being ordered.
For students who are eligible to access funding through the Higher Level Skills program, students must be an Existing Worker in the Community Services and Health industry and be able to provide current evidence of this. Other eligibility requirements are:
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCMHS002||Establish self-directed recovery relationships|
|CHCMHS003||Provide recovery oriented mental health services|
|CHCMHS004||Work collaboratively with the care network and other services|
|CHCMHS005||Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues|
|CHCMHS007||Work effectively in trauma informed care|
|CHCMHS008||Promote and facilitate self advocacy|
|CHCMHS011||Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues|
|CHCCCS017||Provide loss and grief support|
|CHCCCS018||Provide suicide bereavement support|
|CHCCCS019||Recognise and respond to crisis situations|
Elective units are subject to change.
Each student funded under the Higher Level Skills Program is required to pay a co-contribution fee towards their qualification. The student co-contribution for the CHC43315 – Certificate IV in Mental Health is $100.00 for non- concessional students and $50 for concessional students. This equates to $6.66 per unit of competency for non-concessional student and $3.33 for concessional students.
This qualification has an 80 hour supervised work placement component. For those already working in this field, this can be completed in your workplace. For those seeking employment in this industry, students are advised that they are required to obtain their own placement. Where possible, Jigsaw may be able to assist with this process.
Please note that it is a condition of your placement that you provide the following documents prior to undertaking your placement. This is an additional cost to the student paid to an external body.
Optional (facility dependant)