Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work

Tasmanian Health Service

This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It is for workers who have lived experience of mental illness as either a consumer or carer and who work in mental health services in roles that support consumer peers or carer peers. Workers are employed in the mental health sector in government, public, private or community managed services.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education. Specific requirements may apply for the Consumer Peer Worker and Carer Peer Worker streams.


15 units: 8 core; 7 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work with diverse people; Work effectively in trauma informed care; Promote and facilitate self advocacy; Apply peer work practices in the mental health sector; Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing; Contribute to the continuous improvement of mental health services; plus more. Electives: Facilitate the interests and rights of clients; Provide advocacy and representation services; Support relationships with carers and families; Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services; Provide systems advocacy services; plus more.

Further information:

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 hours of work.

Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
GLENORCHY - 2 Terry St
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Established in 2015, Tasmanian Health Service is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Code: 40937) which provides accredited training and related courses to students in Australia. Tasmanian Health Service offers 2 courses across 2 study fields. Tasmanian Health Service courses are offered in 1 location. You can view their campus locations by clicking on the campus tab. If you would like to learn more about Tasmanian Health Service you can use the contact form listed on our page or you can visit the Tasmanian Health Service website directly at http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au.

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