Certificate IV in Mental Health

The online CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health course from Open Colleges teaches you the essential skills needed to work in mental health services.

Ideal for those already working in the sector or individuals looking to enter the field for the first time, this online course provides students with the skills to understand mental health diagnoses, establish communication with clients to support recovery, reflect cultural awareness in work practice, and provide effective intervention for individuals at risk of self-harm or suicide.

Students will also develop the competencies to support clients with a dual diagnosis and liaise with other support services to address co-existing issues. Successful completion of this certificate will enable you to apply evidence-based theory to the development of community rehabilitation programs and work to create a greater awareness of the importance of promoting positive mental health practices.

Practical work placement

This certificate includes a mandatory work placement of at least 120 hours, in order to acquire essential practical skills. You will be required to source your own placement with an organisation involved in the delivery of mental health services.

CHC43315 Open Colleges Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd (RTO 90197)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV, VET

  • Study mode

    Online
    Workplace

  • Payment options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Max 18 months

  • Start date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

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.