Diploma of Mental Health

National ID: CHC53315
State ID: AWL3
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Private
Marr Mooditj Training Inc

Course is delivered in Perth in block released format over 12 months

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues. They can provide counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services. These workers are required to have 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.

To achieve this qualification, the student must have completed at least 160 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Course description

Course is delivered in Perth in block released format over 12 months

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues. They can provide counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services. These workers are required to have 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.

To achieve this qualification, the student must have completed at least 160 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

Strengthen the voices of vulnerable people

You will learn about current approaches to mental health that focus on the person not the illness. The Diploma of Mental Health will enable you to undertake community service work that includes mental health.

Working in the community services industry you will provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues that may include case management, referral, advocacy, individual support, and education/health promotion services.

Gain these skills
  • Advance communication skills
  • Complex problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Understanding the complexity of issues facing people with mental health issues
  • Advanced teamwork
  • Research and project development skills
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Able to undertake research and self directed learning
  • Time management
  • Proactive, positive, enthusiastic, energetic
  • Build and maintain professional relationships
  • Problem solving
Delivery mode information
Part-time

With part time study you will be completing your course on-campus with face to face contact with your lecturers and fellow students during every-day class activities.

Qualifications are broken down into stages to try and suit your availability.
If you are planning on completing a Certificate III or IV level course we will recommend that the course be broken into 2 or 3 stages over 12 - 18 months
If you are planning on completing a Diploma level course we will recommend that the course be broken into 3 or 4 stages over 18 - 24 months

A Work Placement is compulsory for students undertaking a Certificate IV or Diploma as some units in these qualifications require you to demonstrate your skills in a work place setting. These units will be highlighted on your study plan.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form
Work-based

Workplace training offers a flexible, self-paced study program which combines workplace recognition of prior learning and individualised ‘gap’ training to attain your qualification.

Workplace training means every time you go to work you are learning and demonstrating competence whilst working towards your qualification. The flexibility of workplace training allows you to structure and perform learning and assessment in a way that fits into your professional and personal life.

Learning and assessment plans are created on an individual level in consultation with you and/or your employer. Workplace training assessment is conducted using numerous methods including practical demonstration and observation, question and answer interviews, written tasks, supervisor reports and workshops.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form

Course description

Strengthen the voices of vulnerable people

You will learn about current approaches to mental health that focus on the person not the illness. The Diploma of Mental Health will enable you to undertake community service work that includes mental health.

Working in the community services industry you will provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues that may include case management, referral, advocacy, individual support, and education/health promotion services.

Gain these skills
  • Advance communication skills
  • Complex problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Understanding the complexity of issues facing people with mental health issues
  • Advanced teamwork
  • Research and project development skills
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Able to undertake research and self directed learning
  • Time management
  • Proactive, positive, enthusiastic, energetic
  • Build and maintain professional relationships
  • Problem solving
Delivery mode information
Part-time

With part time study you will be completing your course on-campus with face to face contact with your lecturers and fellow students during every-day class activities.

Qualifications are broken down into stages to try and suit your availability.
If you are planning on completing a Certificate III or IV level course we will recommend that the course be broken into 2 or 3 stages over 12 - 18 months
If you are planning on completing a Diploma level course we will recommend that the course be broken into 3 or 4 stages over 18 - 24 months

A Work Placement is compulsory for students undertaking a Certificate IV or Diploma as some units in these qualifications require you to demonstrate your skills in a work place setting. These units will be highlighted on your study plan.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form
Work-based

Workplace training offers a flexible, self-paced study program which combines workplace recognition of prior learning and individualised ‘gap’ training to attain your qualification.

Workplace training means every time you go to work you are learning and demonstrating competence whilst working towards your qualification. The flexibility of workplace training allows you to structure and perform learning and assessment in a way that fits into your professional and personal life.

Learning and assessment plans are created on an individual level in consultation with you and/or your employer. Workplace training assessment is conducted using numerous methods including practical demonstration and observation, question and answer interviews, written tasks, supervisor reports and workshops.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form

Campus locations

Course page link
Private
SMR Learning Services Pty Ltd trading as TrainSmart Australia, New Horizons Learning Centre (Perth)

Discover a truly rewarding career in Mental Health and make a real difference in your community. With job opportunities in the mental health sector one of the fastest growing in Australia, you’ll also be in high demand…

This Diploma of Mental Health is a Jobs & Skills WA government subsidised, Nationally Recognised Diploma qualification that covers establishing and setting up recovery programs for mental health patients – whilst promoting social, emotional and physical well-being. It also explores counselling and how to manage stressors in the workplace.

Learning is self-paced over a 12-month period – with a requirement to complete 160 hours of work placement experience within the mental health field. In addition to receiving the face-to-face classroom training, you will also have access to all your learning resources online enabling you to review all the classroom content in your own time. Blended learning to suit your lifestyle allows for greater flexibility.

On completion of the course you will be qualified to work in counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services. For more information, visit tsa.edu.au or phone 1300 855 517.

Training is delivered in level 12, No 251, Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA 6000.

Blended learning (face to face class and online learning ) – Priority Industry Training

Course description

Discover a truly rewarding career in Mental Health and make a real difference in your community. With job opportunities in the mental health sector one of the fastest growing in Australia, you’ll also be in high demand…

This Diploma of Mental Health is a Jobs & Skills WA government subsidised, Nationally Recognised Diploma qualification that covers establishing and setting up recovery programs for mental health patients – whilst promoting social, emotional and physical well-being. It also explores counselling and how to manage stressors in the workplace.

Learning is self-paced over a 12-month period – with a requirement to complete 160 hours of work placement experience within the mental health field. In addition to receiving the face-to-face classroom training, you will also have access to all your learning resources online enabling you to review all the classroom content in your own time. Blended learning to suit your lifestyle allows for greater flexibility.

On completion of the course you will be qualified to work in counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services. For more information, visit tsa.edu.au or phone 1300 855 517.

Training is delivered in level 12, No 251, Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA 6000.

Blended learning (face to face class and online learning ) – Priority Industry Training

Campus locations

Course page link