This qualification requires attendance at 14 full-day face-to-face workshops.
Supported self-paced learning
Students will be required to self-pace their course work between the face to face sessions.
This qualification has a WHS unit delivered online.
If you have on-the-job experience or workforce training, you may be closer to a qualification than you think!
MHCC offers a variety of course completion options for you to undertake the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work.
Undertake the full qualification in just 12 months.
The course pathway is suited to students with no prior qualification and little work experience or someone who has more on-the-job experience and would like to consolidate it through formal learning.
This option requires attendance at all 14 face to face training days as well as completion of an online module. You will also need to undertake a variety of assessments, including at least 80 hours of workplace activities, to attain this qualification.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) – full recognition
This option is most suited to workers with current industry experience of 5 or more years and with extensive specific knowledge and skill in the competence contained in the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work
Students are assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Partial recognition/blended pathway
This option is most suited to workers with current industry experience of 2 or more years with knowledge and skill in the competencies contained in the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work
Students will complete some units by recognition, some by assessment and may also need to attend some face to face training days in order to attain the full qualification.
Our Fast Track option supports workers with at least two years’ professional experience to complete the nationally recognised qualification. It draws on students’ lived and on-the-job experience to consolidate and build their skills.
Fast Track approach requires attendance at all six face to face training days delivered in two-day blocks over a three-month period. Evidence of prior learning and on-the-job experience will be required in addition to course participation and completion of assessment activities.
Learn more about Fast Track