CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

Advance your skills and knowledge to support, communicate and work with people who experience mental health and alcohol & other drug related challenges. If you are passionate about supporting people, this qualification can open doors to rewarding opportunities across the community health sector.

Book now for our next intake starting 31st July

Course includes

In a supportive learning environment, you will gain practical skills to support people in their recovery journey. This includes social, emotional and physical wellbeing, trauma informed practice, how to respond to crisis situations and the ability to implement own self-care along the way.

Contains 15 Units of Competency, including 11 core and 4 elective units.

Course requirements

This program is suitable for students who are currently employed (more than 20 hours per week) and able to complete the required workplace assessments. You will be asked to complete a Learner Profile to ensure your suitability to join the program.

Workplace assessments involve providing examples of specific tasks you have completed in a workplace or structured volunteering environment, signed off by a Workplace Representative from your workplace. This qualification also requires 80 hours of logged work placement. Discuss with Activ Pathways to see whether your existing workplace will be suitable.

Practice new skills and knowledge and utilise existing experience during training and assessment.

Pricing per student

Course fee: $0
Resource fee: $147.29

Fully funded by the Fee Free WA government initiative.
Funding eligibility conditions apply.

Units of competency

  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
  • CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  • CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships
  • CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services
  • CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
  • CHCMHS008 Promote and facilitate self advocacy
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Related courses

Option to start your learning journey with the Integrating Mental Health Practice Skill Set (five Units of Competency).  Successfully completed units of this Skill Set can be credited towards this Certificate IV qualification.

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as resource fees and other fees.