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Diploma of Mental Health

National ID: CHC53315 | State ID: AWL3

 

We recommend that you are over the age of 18 before enrolling in this course as the fieldwork placement and employment outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.
You will need to have the ability to undertake research and apply yourself to self directed activities.

The Diploma of Mental Health course enables one to undertake community service work that includes mental health. Many community service agencies require workers who have an understanding about mental health including alcohol and drug issues.

The course is for people who enjoy working one to one or in groups with people who have a mental illness. Want to make a difference to people’s quality of life, learn about current approaches to mental health that focuses on the person not the illness.

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Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
Prerequisites
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Mental Health Worker; Community rehabilitation and support worker; Mental Health Rehabilitation Support Worker

For information about jobs and pathways, please see joboutlook.gov.au

Further study opportunities:

CHC51712 Diploma of Counselling. Graduates may be eligible for university entry.

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Course Overview

Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
Leederville
Duration

One year (2 semesters) full time or two years (4 semesters) part time. 

HowFull-Time
Part-Time
Work-Based
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2018
Available Semester 2, 2018
Fees and charges

View our Indicative Fees list 

Local full time students

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.

Resource fees are charges for material that are essential to a course or unit, and are purchased by NMT to be used by students during the course.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.

Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

 

International Students

Check TAFE International WA to confirm this course is available to international students. You will pay your tuition fees to TIWA.

Units

Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeingCHCMHS011AVB59
Establish self-directed recovery relationshipsCHCMHS002AVB68
Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity CHCMHS010AVB60
Implement trauma informed care CHCMHS013AVB57
Manage work health and safetyHLTWHS004WG741
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programsCHCMHS009AVB61
Provide recovery oriented mental health servicesCHCMHS003AVB67
Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issuesCHCMHS005AVB65
Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directivesCHCMHS012AVB58
Provide systems advocacy servicesCHCADV005AVC92
Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCHCPRP003AVB48
Research and apply evidence to practiceCHCPOL003AVB50
Work collaboratively with the care network and other servicesCHCMHS004AVB66
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violenceCHCDFV006AWB29
Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processesCHCMGT005AVB71
Manage and promote diversityCHCDIV003AVC07
Manage personal stressors in the work environmentHLTWHS006AUZ56
Work in an alcohol and other drugs contextCHCAOD001AVC85
How to apply

Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.

International students please view your application process here.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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1
Was available Semester 1, 2018
1
Available Semester 2, 2018

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