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Peer Workers, Counsumers & Carers in the Newcastle Region
Harness your lived expertise of recovery into a Nationally Recognised Qualification

Are you currently or looking to become a consumer or carer peer worker located in the Newcastle region who would like to gain a nationally recognised qualification in Mental Health Peer Work?

The Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work presents a unique opportunity for you, as a consumer or carer peer worker, to build on your lived and professional experience and gain a nationally recognised qualification.

The Certificate has been created to build upon the skills and knowledge of the emerging Peer Workforce in Australia including:

  • Consumer consultants
  • Consumer representatives
  • Peer support workers
  • Peer mentors
  • Youth peer workers
  • Carer consultants
  • Carer representatives
  • Aboriginal peer workers
  • Consumer & Carers not currently in a Peer Worker role 

Find out more about the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work here

CHC43515 - Certificate IV in
Mental Health Peer Work

Commences Newcastle February 2017


The NSW Ministry of Health has funded a scholarship program for the Certificate IV Mental Health Peer Work (CHC43515) to provide places in this training for peer workers, and those looking to move into peer work roles in the mental health sector, in community managed and public services.

Download the application form to apply


Applications close 13 January 2017

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Download The LD Course Brochure

The Mental Health Coordinating Council is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). 

RTO registration code: 91296