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Cert IV in Mental Health

CHC43315

Nationally Recognised Courses

Course Information

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; centrebased programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical
settings; or supporting people in employment.

Pathways

Direct pathways from this qualification are: ·Certificate IV in AOD, Diploma in Mental Health. Diploma in Youth Work, Psychology OR working as a Case Worker, School Wellbeing and Youth

Pre-Requisites

Students are required to obtain a current clear Victorian Police Check and Working with Children Check to complete this course.

Course Mode

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; centrebased programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment.

Venue, Dates & Times

  • Location: Ocean Grove

  • Information Session: 27th June at 1pm

  • Start Date: 18th July

  • Days: Thursday & Friday

  • Time: 9am - 3pm

TOID 20459

Time Frame

Total number of units = 15
11 core units
4 elective units

*Nominal hours indicated to the right include direct contact, student assessment and preparation, student homework and practice tasks.

BTACH Student Services

Our aim at BTACH is

  • Provide quality training meeting the needs and outcomes of our learners
  • To offer smaller classes
  • To provide the best opportunities for students to interact with the trainer
  • To allow for flexible training and learning
  • To encourage student participation in discussions
  • To provide a safe non-threatening nurturing environment for learning

Units of Study

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/ElectiveNominal Hours

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

Core

40

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Core

25

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

Core

55

CHCMHS002

Establish self-directed recovery relationships

Core

60

CHCMHS003

Provide recovery oriented mental health services

Core

60

CHCMHS004

Work collaboratively with the care network and other services

Core

75

CHCMHS005

Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues

Core

90

CHCMHS007

Work effectively in trauma informed care

Core

40

CHCMHS008

Promote and facilitate self-advocacy

Core

50

CHCMHS011

Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing

Core

80

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

Core

20

CHCAOD004

Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues

Elective

135

CHCCCS003

Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide

Elective

110

HLTWHS006

Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Elective

25

CHCCCS020

Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

Elective

20

Assessent

The assessment methods include:

  • Observation of simulated workplace tasks and /or work placement
  • Written and oral questioning
  • Projects
  • Role play
  • Case studies
  • Others as deemed appropriate

Placement

Bellarine Training and Community Hub will endeavour to find appropriate placement for all students undertaking training, where on the job experience is a requirement of the course.

Employment Skills

This qualification incorporates employability skills; skills that apply across a variety of jobs and life contexts and including:

  • Communication
  • Team work
  • Problem solving
  • Initiative and enterprise
  • Planning and organising
  • Self management
  • Learning

Course Costs

The student tuition fees are indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees may also change in line with Government fees and charges policy. Fees listed below are inclusive with no hidden costs, and no more to pay. $100.00 enrolment deposit is required at time of booking to confirm enrolment. Payment plan options are available for students enrolling in our courses with fortnightly payments required. Students must meet funding and concession eligibility to claim. Where students are to attend placement BTACH trainers will organise these placements in consultation with the student.

FundedUnfunded

Enrolment

$0

$5,000

Admin

$ 100

$ 100

Resources

$ 300

$ 300

Total

$ 400

$ 5,400

Eligibility for Government Funding

The Victorian Training Guarantee

The Victorian Training Guarantee (VTG) is making vocational education and training more accessible to people who do not hold a post-school qualification, or who want to gain a higher level qualification than they already hold.

This entitlement to a Victorian government subsidised place in recognised national training can be accessed at any time and will continue to be available for training at successively higher levels.

For all enrolments, individuals accessing the Victorian Training Guarantee will only be eligible to commence a maximum of two courses/qualifications at the same Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level in their lifetime. Individuals will also only be eligible to commence a maximum of two accredited courses with the title ‘Course in…’ in their lifetime.

Please contact one of our enrolment team to assess if you are eligible for VTG funding.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015, if you are undertaking nationally recognised training delivered by a registered training organisation, you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). You only need to apply once and you keep the USI for your lifetime.

To apply for your USI please click below

Victorian Student Number (VSN)

The Victorian Student Number (VSN) is a student identification number that will be assigned by the Department of Education and Training (DET) to all students in government and non-government schools, and students in Vocational Education and Training Providers.

The number, which is unique to each student, will be used as a key identifier on a student’s records, and will remain with the student throughout his or her education, until reaching the age of 25.

The VSN provides DET with the capability to accurately detect patterns of student movement through, and departure from, the Victorian education and training system. It improves the collection and analysis of timely and accurate data about education in Victoria.