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CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

National ID CHC53315 State ID AWL3

Develop the skills to work with clients experiencing a mental health illness

Learn about current approaches to mental health that focus on the person not the illness.

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This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.

CampusesMount Lawley.

When Semester 2, 2023. Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode Employer-based.

Develop the skills to work with clients experiencing a mental health illness

You will learn about current approaches to mental health that focus on the person not the illness. The Diploma of Mental Health will enable you to undertake community service work that includes mental health.

Working in the community services industry you will provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues that may include case management, referral, advocacy, individual support, and education/health promotion services.

This course will be delivered through a combination of online and on campus training.
The online delivery will be done via Collaborate sessions (on Blackboard), which are live classes run online with a lecturer taking you through the training.

 

  • Advance communication skills
  • Complex problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Understanding the complexity of issues facing people with mental health issues
  • Advanced teamwork
  • Research and project development skills

I have the following attributes:

  • 18+ years of age
  • Able to undertake research and self directed learning
  • Proactive, positive, enthusiastic, energetic
  • Build and maintain professional relationships
  • Problem solving

Please also consider the following carefully before enrolling; some units within this course may be triggering for people who have experienced trauma, mental health issues, alcohol and other drug issues, risk of suicide and/or crisis. Please ensure you have sufficient support networks for the duration of your study.

Employer-based training offers a flexible, self-paced study program which combines workplace recognition of prior learning and individualised ‘gap’ training to attain your qualification.

This means every time you go to work you are learning and demonstrating competence whilst working towards your qualification. The flexibility of Employer-based training allows you to structure and perform learning and assessment in a way that fits into your professional and personal life.

Learning and assessment plans are created on an individual level in consultation with you and/or your employer. Assessment is conducted using numerous methods including practical demonstration and observation, question and answer interviews, written tasks, supervisor reports and workshops.

To enquire or enrol please email workbased.cp@nmtafe.wa.edu.au.

Important information

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Semester 1, 2024

Details

Duration 4 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Mount Lawley
How Employer-based

Course fees

Indicative General fee $1,545.00
(Tuition fee* $1,200.00 + Resource fee $345.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $745.00
(Tuition fee* $400.00 + Resource fee $345.00 )

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822

  

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Units

Core  
National ID Unit title
CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services
CHCMHS010 Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCMHS013 Implement trauma informed care
CHCMHS012 Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives
CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
CHCMHS009 Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs
CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services
CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
Elective  
National ID Unit title
CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Semester 2, 2023

Details

Duration 4 Semesters
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Mount Lawley
How Employer-based

Course fees

Indicative General fee $1,530.00
(Tuition fee* $1,200.00 + Resource fee $330.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $730.00
(Tuition fee* $400.00 + Resource fee $330.00 )

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822

  

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Units

Core  
National ID Unit title
CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services
CHCMHS010 Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCMHS013 Implement trauma informed care
CHCMHS012 Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives
CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
CHCMHS009 Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs
CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services
CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
Elective  
National ID Unit title
CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

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