Certificate IV in Mental Health

Upskilled

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.

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
Richmond
Darwin
Ballarat
Townsville
Chermside
Eight Mile Plains
Burleigh Heads
North Ryde
Melbourne
Pakenham
Bathurst
Aspley
Toowoomba
Tamworth
Goulburn
Singleton
Rosehill
Albury
Wollongong
Campbelltown
Dubbo
Dee Why
North Sydney
St Leonards
Canberra
Brisbane
Nuriootpa
Melton
Cronulla
Rockhampton
Sydney
Mildura
Shepparton
Sutherland
Hobart
Mawson Lakes
Maroochydore
Tweed Heads
Armidale
Cairns
Griffith
Perth
Surfers Paradise
Newcastle
Penrith
Launceston
Orange
Coffs Harbour
Lismore
Port Augusta West
Alice Springs
Sunbury
Wagga Wagga
Ballina
Mackay
Port Macquarie
Bendigo
Nowra
Ipswich
Geelong
Bega
Established in 2009, Upskilled is a Registered Training Organisation that strives to innovate the effective and efficient delivery of vocational qualifications and short courses to working professionals, job seekers and school leavers. As one of the largest Registered Training Organisations in Australia, it partners with businesses and career-minded individuals to secure superior measurable outcomes. Upskilled offers over 100 nationally recognised qualifications across the areas of Business, IT, Management, Marketing, Finance, Community Services, Health and Well-being, Logistics, Events and Tourism, Work Health and Safety. Courses are delivered both online and via its workshop format.

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