CHC43315 - CERTIFICATE IV IN MENTAL HEALTH
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.
It is beneficial but not essential for students to have access to a workplace while undertaking this qualification. However, in order to pursue the qualification applicants must:
- Be 18 years or over;
- Be sufficiently proficient in English (read, write and speak) to be able to work successfully in a highly regulated environment;
- Have satisfactorily completed a minimum of year 11 or equivalent.
For learners that require support in language, literacy or numeracy, alternative training and assessment methods may be used (reasonable adjustment) or would be recommended to Foundation Skills qualification.
Course Outline :
The CHC43315 – Certificate IV in Mental Health consists of 15 units of competency. To successfully complete the course, you need to be competent in 11 core units and 4 elective units as listed below:
You are advised to identify your delivery method prior to enrolling in the qualification. Christa College offers the following delivery modes for this qualification:
- Face-to-Face Delivery – It involves structured classroom-based training in a simulated work environment. Each session will allow enough time for the students to learn the topic, undertake practice opportunities and complete / submit set tasks required for assessment purposes.
- Self-paced Learning – Self-paced learning involves the learner undertaking learning and assessment tasks between face- to-face consultations. The extent of self-paced learning is determined by each individual learner and is communicated through the trainer and assessor.
- On the Job learning – On the job learning occurs when the learner undertakes placement and structured training within their workplace which is delivered by a workplace supervisor, manager, colleague or workplace trainer.
Other Qualifications Offered by Christa College:
Certificate III in Education Support
Certificate III in Individual Support
Diploma of Counselling
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Scheduled face-to-face training sessions;
User friendly course materials/manuals;
Assessment of each module and assistance in gathering evidence;
Issued nationally recognised training;
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Students are expected to attend all scheduled classes. If a student is not available to attend a class for any reason, they are to contact their trainers prior to making any other arrangements.
You are advised to read through the unit manual and practice knowledge between sessions.
Students are advised to apply the skills learned in the training sessions to their work tasks.