Certificate IV in Mental Health (12)
TAFE Queensland Gold Coast
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No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It covers the knowledge and skills required by support workers and case workers who provide a range of community services focusing on: rehabilitation and support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability; implementing activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability; and mental health promotion work. Work may focus on: engaging people with mental illness in community participation; preventing relapse and promoting recovery; and outreach programs. Work may be in clinical, residential or community settings.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework; Work effectively in mental health settings; Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes; Establish and maintain communication and relationships to support the recovery process; Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people; plus more. Electives: Assess and respond to individuals at risk of suicide; Reflect on and improve own professional practice; Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services; Provide advocacy and representation services; plus more.
About TAFE Queensland Gold CoastTAFE Queensland Gold Coast has four campuses and an enrolment of over 16,000 students each year.
The Institute provides nationally recognised and accredited qualifications, including apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates and advanced diplomas. With partnerships across 45 industry reference groups and 9 Australian universities, all courses are designed to ensure graduates enter the workforce or university with relevant practical skills. Many of the Institute's courses offer a pathway to university.
TAFE Queensland Gold Coast has a dedicated international team servicing its international students, as well as an IELTS testing facility. Students completing a specialised English program can enter directly into a certificate or diploma course.
Free student support services and commercial training facilities are available.
The Gold Coast has beaches, national parks, rainforests and a cosmopolitan lifestyle. It is 45 minutes by road from Brisbane, Queensland's capital, and has excellent medical facilities, food, public transport and educational services. A wide range of accommodation options is available or, with a homestay arrangement, students can live with an Australian family and practice their English skills.
Provider CRICOS: 03037G RTO code: 0083
Certificate IVCourse code: CHC40512
- Full-time internal = 1 year
15 units: 11 core; 4 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Community workers encourage and assist community groups to identify their needs, participate in decision-making and develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs.
Disability services instructors assess training needs, conduct training programmes and organise employment or recreation and leisure activities for people with intellectual, physical, sensory, social or emotional disabilities.
Disability support workers provide care, supervision and support for people with disabilities in the home, residential establishments, clinics and hospitals. They also work with other health professionals to maximise the individual's physical and mental wellbeing. They also provide companionship and emotional support, and when possible promote independence and community participation.
Rehabilitation counsellors assist people with disability or medical conditions or who are experiencing social disadvantage to attain individual rehabilitation goals, including return to paid employment. They assist people with physical or psychological disabilities, refugees, ex-offenders, disadvantaged youth and those experiencing long-term unemployment.