Certificate IV in Mental Health

National ID: CHC43315
State ID: AWK8
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Course is available at the following locations

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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.

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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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BCA National Training Group

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Health Training Australia (Inc)

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Marr Mooditj Training Inc

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Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

This qualification focuses on the support and needs of people accessing mental health services. You'll learn about responding to self harm, early intervention strategies, support, advocacy and policy development. You will also learn about the mental health sector and issues facing those with a mental health disorder.

You will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

Your Certificate IV in Mental Health prepares you for specialised mental health roles such as:

  • Mental Health Worker
  • Youth Worker
  • Community Worker

Course description

This qualification focuses on the support and needs of people accessing mental health services. You'll learn about responding to self harm, early intervention strategies, support, advocacy and policy development. You will also learn about the mental health sector and issues facing those with a mental health disorder.

You will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

Your Certificate IV in Mental Health prepares you for specialised mental health roles such as:

  • Mental Health Worker
  • Youth Worker
  • Community Worker

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SMR Learning Services Pty Ltd trading as TRAINSMART AUSTRALIA

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 fully-on-the-job 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.

Link to https://www.tsa.edu.au/courses/community-services/certificate-iv-in-mental-health

PEP (Participation Equity Program)

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 fully-on-the-job 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.

Link to https://www.tsa.edu.au/courses/community-services/certificate-iv-in-mental-health

PEP (Participation Equity Program)

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Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

Are you ready for a career giving support to a common illness?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Mental Health you'll be on your way to a career as a mental health support worker, community support worker, or case worker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the mental health sector, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, working with carers, early intervention strategies, working with people at risk of homelessness and suicide, supporting the recovery process, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

The Cert IV in Mental Health has a minimum age requirement 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.

Course description

Are you ready for a career giving support to a common illness?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Mental Health you'll be on your way to a career as a mental health support worker, community support worker, or case worker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the mental health sector, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, working with carers, early intervention strategies, working with people at risk of homelessness and suicide, supporting the recovery process, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

The Cert IV in Mental Health has a minimum age requirement 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.

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Public
South Regional TAFE

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.

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.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Course description

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.

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.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

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Private
THE ORS GROUP PTY LTD

When you complete this qualification you will gain a variety of skills and knowledge relating to the provision of 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.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 hours of work placement associated to the qualification.

This qualification is delivered via the work based Traineeship program.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job

Course description

When you complete this qualification you will gain a variety of skills and knowledge relating to the provision of 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.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 hours of work placement associated to the qualification.

This qualification is delivered via the work based Traineeship program.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job

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Private
Training Institute Australasia

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Private
Upskilled Pty Ltd

The Certificate IV in Mental Health is the ideal qualification for those wanting to develop the specialist skill to work with clients who have a mental health illness. Graduates will be tasked with providing self-directed recovery-oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. During this course you may perform such tasks as using communication to build relationships, establishing self-directed recovery relationships, providing services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues.

Delivery is Online

Course description

The Certificate IV in Mental Health is the ideal qualification for those wanting to develop the specialist skill to work with clients who have a mental health illness. Graduates will be tasked with providing self-directed recovery-oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. During this course you may perform such tasks as using communication to build relationships, establishing self-directed recovery relationships, providing services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues.

Delivery is Online

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