Certificate IV in Mental Health CHC43315

Help People in Need. Start a Rewarding Career in Mental Health.

The CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health offers essential skills and knowledge for working with diverse individuals facing mental health challenges, preparing you for roles such as Mental Health Intake Officer, Outreach Worker, or Rehabilitation Support Worker.

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Start Date
Start Anytime
12 months with self-paced learning
Study 100% online from anywhere in Australia

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

  • Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker
  • Community Support Worker
  • Mental Health Intake Officer
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker
  • Mental Health Rehabilitation Support Work

Course Fees Include

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Course Entry Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have completed their education to a level which is equivalent to an Australian Senior High School Year 12 or have completed an AQF Certificate IV level qualification.
  • Have suitable language, literacy, and numeracy skills. Learners are required to pass an online LLN assessment test at or above level 3 in reading, writing, and numeracy.
  • Be capable of completing 80 hours of work placement in a suitable health facility.
  • Have sound computer skills to navigate simple software to complete the online component of this course and must be able to use intermediate-level Word features in order to produce and present word-processed documents/ reports.
  • Have access to a laptop and internet to complete this online course.
  • Hold the required criminal and working with children checks (if applicable) or be able to apply for a police check if required prior to the commencement of work placement if required.
  • This course does not accept International Students.

About The Course

Gain The Right Skills To Start Your Future Career In Mental Health

Do you have a passion for helping people in need, and a genuine interest in mental health issues? Would you like to know how you can make a positive difference in the lives of people affected by mental health conditions? Have you considered a career in mental health support? The CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health is the perfect place to start for anybody that is interested in gaining the skills and knowledge to work with a diverse range of people who face mental health challenges as a Mental Health Intake Officer, Mental Health Outreach Worker, Mental Health Rehabilitation Support Worker and more.

The Nationally recognised CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health course contains 80 hours of work placement to equip you with the real-world, hands-on experience needed to work in the mental health industry. This course will teach you how to implement community-based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability, the principles of recovery-orientated practice, communication techniques to build and maintain relationships, providing support and assistance to those dealing with mental health-related issues, how to work collaboratively with the care network and other services, recognise and respond to crisis situations, plus lots more

Get started today! Simply submit your enquiry today to enroll, or to find out more.

Affordable Payment Plans

Want to study this course but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! The Nationally Recognised CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health is available on a flexible interest-free payment plan starting from $53 a week. Want more information? Enquire now.


"...The content was brief and informative while the assessments helped me practice applying my knowledge. We had every resource available to us in the easy to use portal..." - Bella