(CHC53315) Diploma of Mental Health
Study Mental Health Online
The (CHC53315) Diploma of Mental Health is a ideal for anyone who is looking for a new career path in community services and or mental health services in Australia, to help them gain a deeper understanding of this ever growing and important health services sector in our Australian communities.
Existing workers in the community service sector who want to develop or enhance their knowledge and skills with Mental Health, are also advised to consider a Diploma in Mental Health to assist with long term career progression opportunities.
By successfully completing a (CHC53315) Diploma of Mental Health, you will have developed a high level specialist knowledge, skills and competencies, especially in regards to laws affecting people with Mental Health Issues, the range of services available to them and health issues related to mental health.
This nationally recognised VET qualification includes 20 units of competency. You must successfully complete all of the assessments for all of the units, in order to gain the qualification.
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About The (CHC53315) Diploma of Mental Health
Students will complete the (CHC53315) Diploma of Mental Health Online
With Jigsaw's self paced learning, you will be allocated a trainer who will be in regular contact and assist you through your studies.
Trainers also hold frequent online interactive sessions with other students or individually for teaching, role plays and more.
You receive full access to your assessments online as well as additional readings, videos and more.
Your trainers is also available to answer any questions via email or telephone during office hours, including during the online classroom sessions.
In addition to the online learning, online workshops and role plays, learners will also be required to work with clients during a 160 hour work placement which learners are required to source themselves.
In order to study the (CHC53315) Diploma of Mental Health Cours Online, students are required to have access to the following:
- A computer with Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux
- A computer with broadband internet connection and an internet browser
- A Word processing application
- A spreadsheet applications
- A presentation application
- Ability to use Video/Skype technology
- An Email Account
All students are required to complete written assessments in their own time your trainer will advise you of due dates.
Units of Competency - (CHC53315) Diploma of Mental Health
The following units of competency are included in the CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health.
In order to be awarded this qualification, you must competently complete all of the requirements for each unit of study.
|Unit Code||Unit Title|
|CHCADV005||Provide systems advocacy|
|CHCMHS011||Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing|
|HLTWHS004||Manage work health and safety|
|CHCMHS009||Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs|
|CHCCSL001||Establish and confirm the counselling relationship|
|CHCCSL007||Support clients in decision making processes|
|CHCCSL003||Facilitate the counselling relationship and processes|
|CHCMHS005||Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drug issues|
|CHCMHS013||Implement trauma informed care|
|CHCCCS017||Provide loss and grief support|
|CHCCCS018||Provide suicide bereavement|
|CHCPOL003||Research and apply evidence to practice|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCMHS003||Provide recovery orientated mental health services|
|CHCMHS002||Establish self-directed recovery relationships|
|CHCMHS012||Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives|
|CHCMHS004||Work collaboratively with the care network and other services|
|CHCMHS010||Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity|
The course cost for Jigsaw's Diploma of Mental Health is $9900.00. Course fees are subject to annual review.Course Cost and Payment Options
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CHC53315 - Diploma of Mental Health Online Entry Requirements
Students applying for this qualifications 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).
If you don’t have any of the above, you will be required to complete approved Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) reading and numeracy tests at Exit Level 3 or above. If required, we will organise these tests for you at no additional charge.