Our CHC53315 - Diploma of 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 CHC53315 - Diploma of Mental Health comprises 20 units (15 core units and 5 elective units) and 160 hours of supervised work placement completed within 12 months. You will learn the 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.
Our CHC53315 - Diploma of Mental Health is designed for people wishing to provide counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services within the Mental Health sector. Are you already working in the field but would like a formal qualification? Ask us about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
You can start your CHC53315 Diploma of 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 160 hour supervised work placement component. For those already working in this field, this can be completed in your workplace.
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.
All students are required to complete written assessments in their own time your trainer will advise you of due dates.
Students applying for this qualification will need to show academic suitability. This can be done by providing a copy of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate), or evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English). You will be required to undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy indicator prior to commencement of the course. This allows our trainers to identify any strengths and where additional support may be required. Students will also be required to have access to a computer and an internet connection to undertake their study and assessment.
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|CHCADV005||Provide systems advocacy||Core|
|CHCMHS011||Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing||Core|
|HLTWHS004||Manage work health and safety||Core|
|CHCMHS009||Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs||Core|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships||Elective|
|CHCDFV012||Make safety plans with people who have been subjected to Domestic and Family Violence||Elective|
|CHCDSP002||Adhere to ethical standards in Family dispute resolution||Elective|
|CHCMHS005||Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues||Core|
|CHCMHS013||Implement trauma informed care||Core|
|CHCCCS017||Provide loss and grief support||Elective|
|CHCCCS018||Provide suicide bereavement support||Elective|
|CHCPOL003||Research and apply evidence to practice||Core|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||Core|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Core|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||Core|
|CHCMHS003||Provide recovery oriented mental health services||Core|
|CHCMHS002||Establish self-directed recovery relationships||Core|
|CHCMHS012||Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives||Core|
|CHCMHS004||Work collaboratively with the care network and other services||Core|
|CHCMHS010||Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity||Core|