CHC40512 Certificate IV in Mental Health
Certificate IV in Mental Health
Underpinned by the philosophy of Recovery Oriented Practice, this course aims to build understanding and practical skills in working with people with mental health problems. Get up-to-date with the latest approaches and increase your confidence as a mental health worker.
The qualification consists of 15 units (11 compulsory units and 4 elective units) which are divided into course areas. Overview of units of competency.
For more information about the individual workshops click MHCC Courses on the left.
Course Dates and Duration
|Certificate IV in Mental Health||Duration|
|Foundations of Mental Health Part 1||2 Days|
|Foundations of Mental Health Part 2||2 Days|
|Assess, Respond to Suicide||2 Days|
|Foundations of AOD||2 Days|
|Law and Ethics in Mental Health Work||1 Day
|Working with Aboriginal People||1 Day|
|Cultural Diversity||1 Day|
|Risk: New Perspectives and Practices (elective)||1 Day|
|Consumers and Carers (elective)||1 Day|
|Medication Matters (elective)||1 Day|
|Mental Health and AOD (elective)||2 Days|
Choose Your Training Pathway
There a number of different pathways available for individuals to complete the Certificate IV in Mental Health.
If you have completed the Certificate IV Mental Health Work (non-clinical) CHC41102 and wish to upgrade to the Certificate IV in Mental health CHC40508, please click the ‘Register Your Interest’ button at the top of the page and in the comments section say you are interested in an upgrade
Who is this for?
You must be currently working with people with mental illnesses as part of your day to day work. Participants must also be able to read and write English to a standard that allows them to read, understand and follow OHS instructions, read workplace procedures, and write case notes. MHCC can provide some assistance through reasonable adjustment processes, and provide appropriate referrals for support.