Certificate IV in Mental Health
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Building
- Course Location
- Leongatha; Online
- Course Duration
Full Time: 10 monthsPart Time: Availabe
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- Study Modes
- Online; Flexible
- Starting Date
- February 2013
AOD & MH Department
Phone: (03) 5662 6800
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
This course applies to workers providing services to clients in relation to the mental health and/or alcohol and other drugs issues.
This course can be done stand alone or as an addition to the Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD), and can provide participants with a dual AOD and MH qualification with additional units completed.
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Mental Health.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
- Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker
- Community Support Worker
- Mental Health Outreach Worker
- Mental Health Rehabilitation Support Worker
- Mental Health Support Worker
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
- Practical experiences
- Practical demonstrations
- Practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions
- Problem solving
- Journals, presentations
- Case studies
- Group projects
- Group discussions.
Opportunities For Further StudyDiploma of Community Services (Alcohol, Other Drugs and Mental Health)
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
|Compulsory Units (10)
||Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector
|CHCCS400C||Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework|
|CHCMH401A||Work effectively in mental health settings|
|CHCMH402B||Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes|
|CHCMH403A||Establish and maintain communication and relationships to support the recovery process|
|CHCMH404B||Conduct assessment and planning as part of the recovery process|
|CHCMH405A||Work collaboratively to support recovery process|
|HLTHIR403C||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers|
|HLTHIR404D||Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people|
|HLTWHS301A||Contribute to WHS processes|
|AND one of the following units (1 compulsory elective):
||Recognise and respond to individuals at risk
|Plus 4 electives (a full list of elective units is available upon enquiry)
|CHCA0D408B||Assess needs of clients with AOD issues|
|CHCA0D409E||Provide AOD withdrawal services|
|CHCAOD411A||Provide interviews for people with AOD issues|
|CHCCOM403A||Use targeted communication skills to build relationships|