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CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

Help people on the road to recovery.

CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

Help people on the road to recovery.

Are you concerned for people suffering from mental health problems and want to make a positive difference in their lives?  Would you like to follow a career path that will equip you with specialised skills to lead and counsel people towards a brighter future?

If you want a rewarding career in providing support and counselling to people experiencing mental illness, the CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health qualification with TrainSmart Australia can lead you to this rewarding career path.

The CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health course will equip you specialised knowledge and skills to provide counselling, referrals, advocacy and education/health promotion services to Australia’s Mental Health sector.

While the Certificate IV in Mental Health focuses on learning a range of skills to counsel people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disabilities, the CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health builds on these skills and competencies to give you specialist knowledge in a number of key areas. In this course, you will be well-versed with the range of services available for people suffering from mental illness and health issues associated with mental illness.

As one of our students, you’ll have access to a variety of learning resources and will be assigned an individual trainer to guide you throughout the course. 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 CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health course at TrainSmart Australia, download the brochure below.

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Course Overview

Are you concerned for people suffering from mental health problems and want to make a positive difference in their lives?  Would you like to follow a career path that will equip you with specialised skills to lead and counsel people towards a brighter future?

If you want a rewarding career in providing support and counselling to people experiencing mental illness, the CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health qualification with TrainSmart Australia can lead you to this rewarding career path.

The CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health course will equip you specialised knowledge and skills to provide counselling, referrals, advocacy and education/health promotion services to Australia’s Mental Health sector.

While the Certificate IV in Mental Health focuses on learning a range of skills to counsel people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disabilities, the CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health builds on these skills and competencies to give you specialist knowledge in a number of key areas. In this course, you will be well-versed with the range of services available for people suffering from mental illness and health issues associated with mental illness.

As one of our students, you’ll have access to a variety of learning resources and will be assigned an individual trainer to guide you throughout the course. 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 CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health course at TrainSmart Australia, download the brochure below.

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Location

Perth Campus (JaSWA) OR
Online

Delivery method

Online OR
Face-to-Face (WA Only)

Practical Assessments Required

Practical Assessments Required

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

160 Hours

Pre-Requisite(s)

N/A

Course Duration

12 months

Course Cost

$15,750

Course Start Date

Rolling Enrolment (Online Only)
Face-to-Face TBC

Government Subsidised Costs

Concession Cost

No Concession Available

Non-Concession Cost

$6,774.30

Available Payment Options & Subsidies

Course Details

Mental Health awareness is on the rise. If you want to help those with mental health complications, then this course will be the perfect course for you.

This CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health course covers a range of content including; Stress Management, Early Intervention, Cultural Safety, Counselling Relationship, Emotional Wellbeing, Grief Support, Trauma Care, Recovery Relationships and more.

You will be expected to complete practical activities through attending mobile workshops and in the workplace. TrainSmart Australia will give you advance notice so you can make necessary arrangements to ensure you are able to participate in these workshops.

Assessments are by way of written assignments and have a practical component. You will receive dedicated trainer team support throughout your studies. To achieve this qualification we will ensure you are assigned 160 hours of work placement experience.

Learning is online or face-to-face over a 12-month period, to best suit your individual needs and lifestyle.

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.

The CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health qualification can lead to a number of career opportunities with job titles such as;

  • Social Worker
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Support Worker
  • Mental Health Worker

TrainSmart Australia students also have access to our Purpose Counselling Studio, which is a state-of-the-art counselling clinic located at 256 Adelaide Terrace, Perth.

The studio provides our students with a safe environment to demonstrate practical counselling skills within a simulated environment. Our studio is also equipped with videoconferencing equipment to support E-counselling sessions for trainee counsellors.

Learn more about the Purpose Counselling Studio here.

Payment options & subsidies

The maximum tuition fee for this course is $15,750. Your fee payment options are:

  • Upfront payment
  • VET Student Loans – Australian government income contingent loan which allows you to study now and pay later.

Find out what your repayments may be by using our VET Student Loans Repayments Calculator

*VET Student Loans are subject to students meeting eligibility requirements. VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth.

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.

JSWA funded course

If you are a permanent resident or an Australian citizen living in Western Australia, the JOBS & SKILLS WA Government subsidised total course fees for the CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health are; *

With a concession card – No Concession Available
Without a concession card – $6,774.30

For detailed information, please see our attached brochure or visit our Jobs and Skills WA Information Page here.*

Learn more about the Jobs and Skills WA Subsidy on the Jobs & Skills WA Website Here.*

*You must meet eligibility criteria to qualify. Additional fees may apply such as student services and resource fees. Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. This is a Western Australian government program. Online study method is not available through the Jobs and Skills WA program.

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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?

    Learning is online or face-to-face over a 12-month period, to best suit your individual needs and lifestyle.

  • Why should I enrol with TrainSmart Australia?

    Mental Health awareness is on the rise. If you want to help those with mental health complications, then this course will be the perfect course for you.

  • What will I learn in the CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health?

    This CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health course covers a range of content including; Stress Management, Early Intervention, Cultural Safety, Counselling Relationship, Emotional Wellbeing, Grief Support, Trauma Care, Recovery Relationships and more.

  • What jobs could I get after completing this course?

    The CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health qualification can lead to a number of career opportunities with job titles such as;

    • Social Worker
    • Occupational Therapist
    • Clinical Psychologist
    • Support Worker
    • Mental Health Worker

CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health UNITS OF COMPETENCY
Module 1: Mental Health Essentials Part 1
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCCCS019Recognise and respond to crisis situations
HLTWHS004Manage work health and safety
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Module 2: Mental Health Essentials Part 2
CHCMHS005Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCMHS011Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
CHCCSL001Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCCSL003Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
CHCCSL007Support counselling clients in decision-making processes
CHCPOL003Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCADV005Provide systems advocacy services
Module 3: Mental Health Essentials Part 3
CHCMHS013Implement trauma informed care
CHCMHS009Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs
CHCMHS012Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives
CHCMHS010Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity
CHCMHS002Establish self-directed recovery relationships
CHCMHS003Provide recovery oriented mental health services
CHCMHS004Work collaboratively with the care network and other services

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