Certificate IV in Mental Health (WA only)

If you possess a strong sense of compassion and excellent communication skills, and are looking to commence a rewarding career based on helping people in your community, then this CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health qualification from Insight Training could be just the course you're looking for.

Focus on mental health in Australia is on the rise, as is the demand for trained mental health professionals nationally, and this course is specifically designed to give you all the necessary skills and knowledge, as well as confidence, to join this fast growing industry. By learning essential skills such as how to assess and promote social, emotional and physical well-being, how to recognise and respond to crisis situations, how to provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drug issues and how to work collaboratively with the care network and other services you will set yourself up to perform competently in one of many community or individual mental health support roles available throughout the country. This qualification will provide the basis for a fulfilling that will see you making a real difference in the community.

This course features 80 hours of practical work that will ensure that you are fully prepared to put your newly gained skills to use in real-world situations.

You have a choice of studying this course online (blended with virtual classes), or by correspondence. Please note that both options still involve the practical work experience component.

After successful completion of this course, you may like to do further study with the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services.

This CHC43315 Certificate in Mental Health qualification from Insight Training has government funding from the Jobs and Skills WA program, which applies to eligible WA residents, and is also backed by the WA and Commonwealth Government funding initiative "Free in ’23 – extended into '24", where eligible students can enrol in a select group of courses at no cost. Enquire today to see if you qualify!

This course uses the following delivery methods, please take this into account when assessing course suitability:

  • Blended with virtual classes - you can do the whole course online but you do need to attend some online classes at specific times (a couple of nights per week) with trainers. This study mode is government funded and is the most popular type of study mode used by students at Insight Training.

Please Note: This course is NOT available to people on a 500 or 600 visa.

CHC43315 Insight Training
Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    Insight Training (RTO: 32142)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV, VET

  • Study mode

    On Campus

  • Payment options

    Payment PlanUpfront paymentJobs & Skills WA Funding

  • Duration

    Flexible to suit your needs

  • Start date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Location


  • Course fee

    Price may vary

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.