CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

Become a Qualified Mental Health Outreach Worker and Support Worker in Australia

Embark on a fulfilling mental health career with the CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health. Gain skills to make a real difference in people's lives.

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Start Date
Start anytime.
Study for a minimum of 15.5 hours per week to complete modules in 18 months.
100% online with 120 hours of work placement, which will be completed in addition to your weekly study blocks.

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 Worker

Course Fees Include

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Open Colleges (OC) | RTO #90796

Integrated Care and Management Training (ICMT) | RTO #90197

Payment Options

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Work Placement

The course contains a minimum of 120 hours of work placement. If you'd like to learn more about the work placement component of this course, please enquire now.

Course Entry Requirements

This course does not require specific formal education qualifications. However, you must be a minimum of 18 years old to enrol. Please note that this course is not open to student visa holders. For personalised assistance and more information, please enquire now.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The course provider values the diverse skills and expertise you may have gained from various sources. These experiences can be acknowledged through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. For a more comprehensive understanding of the RPL procedure or to discuss your RPL options, please enquire now.

About The Course

Power Up Your Career as You Empower Others. Transform Lives with a Certificate IV in Mental Health

Are you passionate about supporting others through their mental health journeys? Do you feel a calling to make a real difference in the lives of those struggling with mental health challenges? Have you ever considered turning this passion into a fulfilling career? The CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health offers a pathway to transform your compassion into a professional skill set, equipping you with the knowledge and tools to support individuals facing mental health issues.

Dive deep into the core aspects of mental health support with a comprehensive curriculum. You'll start with understanding diverse people and their needs, ensuring inclusivity in your approach. Learn about working with people with mental health issues, where you'll gain insights into various mental health conditions and effective support strategies. The course also covers legal and ethical compliance, a crucial aspect of working in the mental health sector. You'll develop skills in advocacy and community sector work, empowering you to be an effective voice for those you support. Additionally, the course includes units on health promotion and community development, equipping you with the tools to foster positive change in communities.

Upon completing this certificate course, a range of career opportunities open up for you. You can pursue roles such as a Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker, Mental Health Support Worker, Community Support Worker, or Mental Health Outreach Worker. These roles allow you to work directly with individuals, providing support and advocacy, and contributing to their wellbeing and recovery. The skills you acquire also prepare you for roles in community education and health promotion, where you can raise awareness and help prevent mental health issues in the community.


"Thank you for your guidance, support and encouraging talks throughout my study and for inspiring me to become better with continued learning." - Angela