CHC43315Certificate IV in Mental Health

TrainSmart Australia
TrainSmart Australia
  • Awarded by

    TrainSmart Australia (RTO 51771)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV

  • Study Mode

    On campus

  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Online: 6 months. Face-to-face: 8 months

  • Start Date

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  • Location


  • Career Outcomes

    Mental Health Support Worker | Mental Health Worker | Support Worker | Outreach Worker

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.

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Last modified: 13 Jan 2020

In a Nutshell

Start on your path to a fulfilling new career supporting your local community with the Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315) from TrainSmart Australia.

Opt to study online or on-campus and build the essential skills to start a career in mental health. Throughout the course you'll cover how to communicate and work with individuals experiencing mental health issues; promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing; respond to critical situations; intervention strategies and how to best support those at risk. 

So if you want your work to make a difference and want to help improve the lives of those experiencing mental illness, then the Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315) from TrainSmart Australia is for you. Enquire today!

Work Placement

As part of the Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315), you will be required to complete at least 80 hours of supervised work placement. This will ensure that you graduate with a strong mix of practical work experience and academic foundation.

  • What You'll Need to Get In


    There are no formal prerequisites for this course,  however, TrainSmart Australia will assess a student's ‘academic suitability' to ensure the student has the best chance of success. This may include:

    • 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.
  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this mental health course, the subjects you may study include: 

    • HLTWHS006 - Manage personal stress in the work environment
    • CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    • CHCCCS019 - Recognise and respond to crisis situations
    • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
    • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
    • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    • CHCMHS005 - Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
    • CHCAOD001 - Work in alcohol and other drugs context
    • CHCMHS011 - Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
    • CHCMHS008 - Promote and facilitate self-advocacy
    • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
    • CHCMHS007 - Work effectively in trauma informed care
    • CHCMHS002 - Establish self-directed recovery relationships
    • CHCMHS003 - Provide recovery-oriented mental health services
    • CHCMHS004 - Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
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  • Why TrainSmart Australia?

    Train hard, train well, train smart with TrainSmart Australia! With a range of online, on-campus and blended learning courses in community services, beauty, IT, business and more, TrainSmart Australia has an outstanding reputation for getting countless students recognised in their field and closer to conquering their career goals. Why study with TrainSmart Australia? Their team of trainers have been handpicked and offer a wealth of experience and industry knowledge, which they will pass down to you. TrainSmart also has strong industry ties and partners in various business sectors, which means more employment prospects for their graduates. Go on, join thousands of happy students of have studied with TrainSmart Australia and enquire about their accredited courses today! SMR Learning Services Pty Ltd t/a TrainSmart Australia & New Horizons Learning Centre (Perth) which is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 51771)

    Whether you’re studying 100% online or on campus, at TrainSmart Australia, you’re not just another number. They value each and every student’s learning journey and strive to ensure it’s a positive one.

    Each student is assigned a dedicated trainer who will act as a mentor throughout your course, guiding and supporting you every step of the way.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • Western Australia: Perth

You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course, you'll receive a Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315) from TrainSmart Australia.

The need for mental health workers in Australia continues to rise which means plenty of job opportunities. With your new skills, you'll be prepared to help people touched by mental illness get their lives back on track. 

Wondering where a career in mental health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

Let's Talk Price

The full fee for this course is $4,000. TrainSmart Australia has a range of flexible payment options available including a 24-month interest-free payment plan. 

Government funding assistance may also be available for eligible students. 

Enquire now to find out more about your payment options!

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