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CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work

Call on your lived experience and help others.

CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work

Call on your lived experience and help others.

Have you ever envisioned about helping others who are going through the same struggles and experiences you once lived?  Would you like to assist and make a difference to individuals, groups and communities that are near and dear to you?

Get one step closer to your achieving your dream with our CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work course.

The CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work course aims to offer the knowledge and skills to those who may have experienced mental health issues either personally or through helping others. This certificate will train you in all areas of mental health required to implement programs and activities to improve mental health and well-being in a variety of settings.

Our CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work course will also subject you to work placement of 80 hours to expose you to a real-world setting and allow you to apply and develop the skills you have learned.  Our work placement officer can work with you to arrange your placement programs.

Undertaking this course at TrainSmart Australia will also gain you access to our Health and Community Services Trainers for dedicated team support throughout your studies. All our Allied Health trainers are highly experienced and offer students specialist knowledge and insight from their respective fields.

To find out more about the CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work course at TrainSmart Australia, download the brochure below.

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Course Overview

Have you ever envisioned about helping others who are going through the same struggles and experiences you once lived?  Would you like to assist and make a difference to individuals, groups and communities that are near and dear to you?

Get one step closer to your achieving your dream with our CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work course.

The CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work course aims to offer the knowledge and skills to those who may have experienced mental health issues either personally or through helping others. This certificate will train you in all areas of mental health required to implement programs and activities to improve mental health and well-being in a variety of settings.

Our CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work course will also subject you to work placement of 80 hours to expose you to a real-world setting and allow you to apply and develop the skills you have learned.  Our work placement officer can work with you to arrange your placement programs.

Undertaking this course at TrainSmart Australia will also gain you access to our Health and Community Services Trainers for dedicated team support throughout your studies. All our Allied Health trainers are highly experienced and offer students specialist knowledge and insight from their respective fields.

To find out more about the CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work course at TrainSmart Australia, download the brochure below.

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Location

Online

Delivery method

Online

Practical Assessments Required

TBC

Practical Assessment Locations

QLD – Salisbury

NSW – Seven Hills

WA – Perth CBD

VIC – Burwood

SA – St Mary’s

ACT, NT, TAS – via. Video Conference

Work Placement

80 Hours

Pre-Requisite(s)

N/A

Course Duration

6 – 9 Months

Course Cost

$4,000

Course Start Date

Contact us for our next intake

Available Payment Options & Subsidies

Course Details

If you have experienced a mental health issue first hand or have been a carer to someone with mental health issues, this course would be a great fit for you!

Our CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work course covers a range of content including; Loss and Grief Support, Promote Well-being, Trauma-Informed Care, Personal Stressors, Respond to Crises, Support Relationships, Peer Work Practices and more.

All your learning resources will be available online. There are no exams and a trainer will be assigned to guide and support you throughout your studies and will be able to offer help and advice.

You will work towards completing 15 units and assessments to complete this qualification. 80 hours of work placement is mandatory and will give you experience and exposure to roles within the mental health field.

 

This course is 6 – 9 months long.

TrainSmart Australia will assess a student’s ‘academic suitability’ to ensure the student has the best chance of success. This is determined by either:

  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of an Australian year 12 certificate; or,
  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of a Certificate IV qualification (or above) that can be verified or,
  • The student completing the Core Skills Profile for Adults online assessment passing at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy.

All prospective learners will attend a mandatory face to face career counselling session to assess their suitability for this Certificate IV level qualification;

The CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work qualification can lead to opportunities with job titles such as;

  • Youth Peer Worker
  • Peer Support Worker
  • Family Advocate
  • Carer Consultant
  • Carer Support Worker
  • Recovery Worker

Payment options & subsidies

The maximum tuition fee for this course is $4,000. Your fee payment options are:

  • Upfront payment – Receive 20% off the full course cost when you pay the entire course cost up front (Only available for the full course cost, not available for the subsidised costs)

Find out what your repayments may be using our Payment Plan Repayment Calculator

  • Study Loans – Flexible loan with payment options for up to 48 months.

Career Guidance - Expected Salary and BIGGEST Employment Opportunity

Salary

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Average Entry Level Annual Salary

Jobs

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Industry

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All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research. Based on national surveys.

Complimentary Services and Career Guidance

Membership of the TrainSmart Australia student portal in which you will receive updates on class status, new facilities, promotions and social media updates.

For more information about the many benefits of learning with us including VET Student Loans, government funded courses in Perth and complimentary career guidance service, simply submit your details online or call now on 1300 855 517

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  • How long is this course?

    This course is 6 – 9 months long.

  • Why should I enrol with TrainSmart Australia?

    If you have experienced a mental health issue first hand or have been a carer to someone with mental health issues, this course would be a great fit for you!

  • What will I learn in the CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work?

    Our CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work course covers a range of content including; Loss and Grief Support, Promote Well-being, Trauma-Informed Care, Personal Stressors, Respond to Crises, Support Relationships, Peer Work Practices and more.

  • What jobs could I get after completing this course?

    The CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work qualification can lead to opportunities with job titles such as;

    • Youth Peer Worker
    • Peer Support Worker
    • Family Advocate
    • Carer Consultant
    • Carer Support Worker
    • Recovery Worker

CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work UNITS OF COMPETENCY
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCMHS005Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCMHS007Work effectively in trauma informed care
CHCMHS008Promote and facilitate self advocacy
CHCMHS011Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
CHCAOD001Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

 

CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCCCS019Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPWK001Apply peer work practices in the mental health sector
CHCPWK002Contribute to the continuous improvement of mental health services
CHCPWK003Apply lived experience in mental health peer work

 

By submitting this form, you agree to TrainSmart Australia using your contact information for marketing purposes. TrainSmart Australia will ensure all personal information is stored in compliance with the Privacy Act 1988 and will not sell/remarket your information to any third party. TrainSmart Australia also uses reCAPTCHA technology and will act in accordance with the terms and conditions set by Google.

Before you go...

Want to learn more about the CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work? Simply fill out the form below and then click download to get the course brochure! 

By submitting this  form, you agree to TrainSmart Australia using your contact information for marketing purposes. TrainSmart Australia will ensure all personal information is stored in compliance with the Privacy Act 1988 and will not sell/remarket your information to any third party. TrainSmart Australia also uses reCAPTCHA technology and will act in accordance with the terms and conditions set by Google.

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