Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing

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Victoria University Online
  • Awarded by

    VU Online

  • Qualification

    Graduate Certificate

  • Study Mode

    Online

  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    8 months part-time

  • Start Date

    Study intakes in Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Oct

  • Career Outcomes

    Mental Health Coordinator | Mental Health Support Worker | Community Health Worker | Community Care Worker | View all

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  • In a Nutshell

    Expand your nursing skillset and develop your understanding of mental health with the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing from Victoria University (VU) Online. Made up of only four units, this curriculum has been designed by contemporary mental health nursing experts

    Graduates of this course can progress to study the Master of Mental Health Nursing which will open up opportunities into more roles.

    Study 100% online with Victoria University Online's award-winning postgraduate Block Model. This model recognises and accommodates the complexity of students' lives and facilitates a manageable and connected online learning experience. Focusing on just one subject at a time, the six-study period a year model enables you to complete as many as six units per year to graduate faster.

    VU Online provides four layers of personalised, academic and non-academic support to its online students to help them create their success story.

    Enquire now to find out more! 

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    To do this course, you need to have:

    • Completed an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Nursing, or equivalent qualification AND;
    • Registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) OR Registered Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) OR equivalent registration with the relevant registering authority for applicants outside of Australia AND;
    • Completed a minimum of one year of full-time clinical experience, or the part-time equivalent, as a registered nurse and have clinical support in a mental health specialty area OR provide written confirmation from their employer that they are employed in a mental health setting.
  • Subject Breakdown

    In this course, units you may study include:

    • HNO6010 - Recovery Oriented Mental Health
    • HNO6011 - Biopsychosocial and Cultural Perspectives in Mental Health
    • HNO6012 - Effective Trauma-Informed Care
    • HNO6008 - Mental Health Nursing
  • Why Victoria University Online?

    Internationally recognised as a leading university, Victoria University (VU) is ranked among the top two per cent of universities worldwide.

    At VU Online, you can tailor your studies to fit around your busy schedule through 100% online flexible learning. Their programs are delivered through VU Online’s postgraduate Block Model, winner of the LearnX Live! Award 2021 ‘Best Online Learning Model’.

    Their postgraduate online Block Model is designed to be flexible, interactive and student-centred. Instead of taking two or three units a semester, you will study one unit at a time, offering you more flexibility than traditional on-campus degrees.

    VU Online's learning platform is a virtual one-stop-shop that helps you manage your study commitments 24/7. You will be able to access your coursework, resources, assignment details and individual feedback from facilitators, all in one place.

    - A genuine online learning community.
    - Interactive, immersive learning - no exams or textbooks to purchase.
    - Delivered by experienced academics and facilitators.
    - 1:1 support via phone, email or SMS, seven days a week and in the evenings.
    - Small class sizes with a 25:1 student-teacher ratio.

  • Where will this course take you?

    When you graduate, you'll receive a Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing from VU Online.

    It will lead you towards roles in mental health care coordination and community mental health service.

    This degree can be a pathway to gaining your Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing and your Master of Mental Health Nursing. You can use the skills you gain in this degree in your role as a registered nurse

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in nursing could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential nursing career outcomes include: Nursing Support Worker, Hospital Orderly, Personal Care Assistant, Therapy Aide, Aged Care Nurse, Paediatric Nurse, Enrolled Nurse (EN), Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Let's talk price

    The full fee for this course is $10,500 (or $2,600 - $2,700 per unit).

    Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan scheme to cover the costs of all or part of your fees.

    Enquire for more information on payment options.

    FEE-HELP

    You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

    This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

    Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $47,014 (2021-22 income year). 

    Find out more about government study loans here.

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To do this course, you need to have:

  • Completed an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Nursing, or equivalent qualification AND;
  • Registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) OR Registered Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) OR equivalent registration with the relevant registering authority for applicants outside of Australia AND;
  • Completed a minimum of one year of full-time clinical experience, or the part-time equivalent, as a registered nurse and have clinical support in a mental health specialty area OR provide written confirmation from their employer that they are employed in a mental health setting.

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