Certificate IV in Mental Health

GOTAFE

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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $12,851

Entry Requirements:

Satisfactory demonstration of reading, writing and numeracy skills by undertaking the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) AND Either any Certificate III or higher or SACE Stage 2 or equivalent Australian Year 12 certificate

Structure:

11 core units plus 4 electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work with diverse people; Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety; Provide recovery oriented mental health services; Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues; Work collaboratively with the care network and other services; plus more. Electives: Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide; Recognise and respond to crisis situations; Facilitate the interests and rights of clients; Work in an alcohol and other drugs context; Provide alcohol and other drugs withdrawal services; Provide suicide bereavement support; plus more.

Further information:

To achieve this qualification, students must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Seymour No
Fryers Street, Shepparton
William Orr
Docker Street, Wangaratta
Seymour
Archer St, Shepparton
Benalla
Benalla No
GOTAFE offers real world learning experiences, flexible hands on training and a wide range of accredited courses across regional Victoria. The largest education provider in North East Victoria, GOTAFE offers over 250 courses to almost 15,000 enrolled students. The strength of GOTAFE lies in the experienced, skills and innovative staff who provide training and skills development to students, industry clients and the wider community through innovative, customised and quality assured training programs. GOTAFE enjoys strong partnerships with leading universities, allowing students to easily turn their qualification into a degree.

Provider CRICOS: 03654D

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