Certificate in Mental Health

The CPD Endorsed 3-in-1 Certificate in Mental Health is designed for anyone wanting a career helping people with mental health in fields such as social services, probational services, community services, psychology, counselling, education, health care, and more.
Course Provider
The Learning Group
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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One-on-One Mentor and Student Support Advisor

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Payment Plans Starting From $33 Per Week

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Enjoy the flexibility of online learning with 12 months of access time to complete your course.
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.
Career Outcomes
  • Social Service Worker and Case Worker
  • Mental Health Outreach Officer
  • Life Coach (grief, rehabilitation, addictions, academic/career)
  • Mental Health Coordinator
  • Family and Marriage Therapist
  • Outreach and Community Support Officer
  • Disabilities Services Officer
Course Modules

Certificate 1: Children & Adolescent Mental Health

  1. Introduction Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  2. Mental and Physical Health Disorders: Infancy to Adolescents
  3. Lifestyle and Nutrition Children to Adolescents
  4. Social and Environmental Concerns: Children and Adolescents
  5. Emotional Wellbeing in Children and Adolescents
  6. Psychological Health Concerns: Children and Adolescents
  7. Holistic Health and Well-being: Children and Adolescents
  8. An Approach to Mental Well-being and Recovery
  9. Building Resilience for Mental Well-being
  10. Mental Wellbeing Support Services for Children and Adolescents
  11. An insight into understanding mental health (An interview with Matt Green – Mental Health Specialist)

Certificate 2: Mental Health in Adults

  1. An Introduction to Adult Mental Health
  2. Psychological Problems Affecting Adults
  3. Complex Disorders and Neurological Illnesses
  4. Social Psychology and Mental Illness
  5. Mood Disorders and Emotional Wellbeing
  6. Holistic Health and Wellness
  7. Recovery-Focused Care
  8. Learning Resilience in Adulthood
  9. Treatment and Support in Adult Mental Health

Certificate 3: Celebrity Mentor Series

This certificate is the celebrity mentor series with 3 guest speakers: Jade Hameister Order of Australia Medal (OAM), Dr. Daniel Golshevsky (Dr. Golly), and Wayne Schwass. 

Jade Hameister OAM

  1. Dealing with Bullies
  2. Mental Strength
  3. Self Motivating

Wayne Schwass

  1. Introduction to Mental Health (Own Your Story)
  2. Emotional Connection
  3. Holistic Mental Health for Families
  4. Hopes and Fears
  5. Introduction to Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  6. Mental Health Toolbox
  7. Practical Tips on Helping People
  8. Wellbeing Champions

Dr. Daniel Golshevsky (Dr. Golly)

  1. Mental Health During Pregnancy
  2. Post Natal Depression
  3. Seeking Help

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion, and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you 5 days a week.
  • Gain 3 Key Certificates.
  • This course includes celebrity mentor series (with 3 guest speakers).
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed

This course is CPD endorsed. Completing CPD-endorsed learning gives you CPD Points. These points are recognised by employers. You will receive evidence of your CPD points on your Course Completion Acknowledgement and digital badge issued by Credly.


The Certificate in Mental Health is designed to give you an introduction on ways to build resilience for mental well-being, explore social psychology and mental illness, psychiatric problems affecting adults and more. Once completed, you’ll have a deep understanding of common mental health conditions for both children and adults, know how to identify symptoms and how to engage with the very best support techniques and treatments.

Course Outline

Students will undertake 3 Key Modules, made up of 20 subjects each and a celebrity mentor series with 3 guest speakers.

Certificate 1: Children & Adolescent Mental Health

This certificate provides a comprehensive introduction to child and adolescent mental health, covering topics such as mental and physical health disorders, lifestyle and nutrition, social and environmental concerns, and emotional well-being. You will also explore a holistic approach to health and well-being in children and adolescents and different approaches to recovery.

Certificate 2: Mental Health in Adults

This certificate provides a comprehensive introduction to adult mental health, including the various psychological problems and complex disorders affecting adults. Explore what holistic health and wellness means and how to build resilience in adulthood. You will also learn about recovery, treatment and support options in the area of adult mental health.

Certificate 3: Celebrity Mentor Series

Hear from three celebrity industry professionals, who will provide invaluable insight and share their experiences throughout our mentor series.

Jade Hameister OAM

Jade is a 20-year-old student from Melbourne, Australia. In January 2018, Jade completed her polar quest and in the process became the youngest person to ski from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole unsupported and unassisted, the first Australian woman to do so, among the first women to set a new route to the South Pole unsupported and unassisted, the youngest to both Poles and the youngest to complete the Polar Hat Trick. Her expeditions were captured as part of a National Geographic feature-length documentary, released in mid-2018. In the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours, Jade was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for service to Polar Exploration. She is passionate about sharing her experience and knowledge about mental strength and her approach to adolescent mental health.


› Dealing with Bullies

› Mental Strength

› Self Motivating

Wayne Schwass

Wayne Schwass, is a former successful Australian Rules football player and has become a leading mental health advocate after speaking publicly about his own experiences with mental health in 2006. Wayne founded and created the Sunrise Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that delivered mental health programs to secondary school students across Melbourne, Australia. This passion and commitment were also the driving force behind the creation of PukaUp, a social enterprise that focuses on mental health, emotional well-being and importantly suicide prevention. 


› Introduction to Mental Health (Own Your Story)

› Emotional Connection

› Holistic Mental Health for Families

› Hopes and Fears

› Introduction to Child and Adolescent Mental Health

› Mental Health Toolbox

› Practical Tips on Helping People

› Wellbeing Champions

Dr Daniel Golshevsky (Dr Golly)

Dr Daniel Golshevsky (Dr Golly) is a Melbourne-based paediatrician and father of three who specialises in children’s acute and chronic medical conditions from birth to 18 years. Daniel also has a passion for improving the mental health of children and adolescents. Known in the media as Dr Golly, he appears regularly on Channel Seven’s Good Friday Appeal, as well as in other television and print features. 


› Mental Health During Pregnancy

› Post Natal Depression

› Seeking Help


Assessments are a critical step in the learning process. They help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your tutor identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course.

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Approval & Recognition

The Learning Group is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association that recognises quality and excellence in education providers in tertiary education.

CPD Accredited

This course is fully CPD accredited, which means each of the modules is globally recognised for Continuing Professional Development. Completing CPD-endorsed courses gives you points that can contribute to your resume or future career. This course is a beginner-level course and is aimed at people who want to support or counsel others through the processes of personal growth and change. The Learning Group has been accredited by the Professional Development Consortium and achieved Dual Accreditation and training Excellence through the CPD Standards Office.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

The Learning Group

Whether you want to stand out from the competition, move into a new industry or turn your passion into a career, The Learning Group courses are designed to help you get ahead and stay ahead. They have a student-first approach, so you can study your way, when and how it suits you. Their courses are designed to fit in with your lifestyle, so you can continue to work and study at the same time. You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support mentor and their experienced course consultants, who are available to you 5 days a week. The pathway to success looks different for everyone. As a Learning Group student, you will have the opportunity to further study with their well-rounded study program with industry associations and partnerships to deliver personal development and career success. Plus, they partner with industry leading education providers, so you can unlock access to LinkedIn Learning. The Learning Group offers a wide range of onlince courses in Australia, from Aged Care to Zoology, tailored for flexible learning. Their student-first approach ensures you can study at your own pace, balancing work and education. With industry partnerships and LinkedIn Learning access, these courses support career advancement and personal development, making it ideal for those looking to enhance their skills or pivot to new careers entirely, all through online study.
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