CHC43315- CERTIFICATE IV IN MENTAL HEALTH

QUALIFICATION DESCRIPTION

This is the entry level qualification required for people to work in the mental health sector.

This qualification aims to assist workers to provide people affected by mental health illnesses a self-directed recovery and assist them to live a full life with acceptance and without stigma.

Career Opportunities:

• Coordinator – Mental Health (Carer Peer Work)

• Coordinator – Mental Health (Consumer Peer Work)

• Mental Health Outreach Worker

COURSE INFORMATION

Theory and some assessments delivered online (requiring reasonable computer skills, internet access, email access and research skills.

AIFL may offer this qualification in a blended learning mode in selected locations, depending on student numbers.

Trainer and IT support is available throughout your period of enrolment

Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfers will be offered to all students, as part of the Pre- Training Review Process

Work Placement: 80 hours placement in a mental health setting is a requirement to complete your qualification. This placement may be offered at Health Services in Victoria (or with an alternative provider, depending on placement availability)

Please be aware work placement providers may require a current Police Check, Working with Children

Check, First Aid and/or immunisation records. (Any cost associated with these documents are the students expense).

Students of all abilities are encouraged to apply at any time of the year

Enrolment period is 12 – 24 months (re-enrolment fees apply)

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE

Total number of units = 15 (approximately 905 hours of study)

11 core units

4 elective units

CORE UNITS

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander culture safety

CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships

CHCMSH003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services

CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services

CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with coexisting mental health & alcohol & other drug issues

CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care

CHCMHS008 Promote and facilitate self-advocacy

CHCMHS0011 Access and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

ELECTIVE UNITS

CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide

CHCCCS023 Support and independence and wellbeing

CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment – please see brochure for cost:

AIFL 45364 BROCHURE – CERTIFICATE IV IN MENTAL HEALTH – CHC43315

Passionate about making a difference? Enrol now!

Call us at 1300 854 987 or email us admin@aifl.edu.au

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