How to get a job in the Mental Health sector

At TrainSmart Australia, we aim to help people find meaningful careers through our high quality training and nationally recognised Certificate and Diploma courses. With 5 faculties, more than 30 courses, and a team of over 45 staff, you can study your course online or on-campus with confidence, knowing TrainSmart Australia's team of expert trainers and student support staff will be with you every step of the way.

If you are passionate about helping people and making a genuine difference, becoming a Mental Health worker will provide a rewarding career pathway.

You might think you need a bachelor’s degree to work in the field, but that’s not true. Completing a Diploma or Certificate of Mental Health in Perth will give you all the skills and knowledge to start your Mental Health career.


So where do you start?


1. Study a Diploma or Certificate

TrainSmart Australia offer a Diploma of Mental Health, Certificate IV in Mental Health and Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work in Perth. You could be qualified in just 6 months! 

2. Get work experience

All our courses include a minimum 80 hours of work experience so you can gain valuable hands-on experience with a Perth mental health service provider.

3. Prepare your CV

Get ready to show your best side by preparing a professional resume that includes your qualification and work experience. Read our tips for preparing your CV.

4. Apply, apply, apply!

Know where you want to work? Get in touch with them! Careers in Mental Health provide great flexibility and work-life balance, plus you can choose from a range of careers in government or the private sector.

5. Develop your skills

Once you get started you will soon discover the area you are passionate about. It could be counselling, youth mental health, community outreach, respite care or rehabilitation. Or maybe you want to pursue further study to specialise?

TrainSmart Australia offer Mental Health courses around Australia. You could be qualified in just 6 months! #MentalHealth #AustralianJobs @TrainSmart_Australia

Choose TrainSmart Australia for the best head-start

TrainSmart Australia have helped thousands of people find a rewarding career in Mental Health in Perth. Our tailored hands-on learning style gives everyone the opportunity to learn at their own pace, with outstanding job prospects once they graduate.

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