National code: RTOSS

Statement of Attainment in Individual Support (Mental Health and Wellbeing)

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Overview About this course

Strengthen your community services skillset as you provide support to people with mental health issues. Help people improve their wellbeing, understand their rights and develop a recovery plan to suit their unique needs.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Support individuals from different backgrounds
    Help people with mental health issues understand and exercise their rights, especially in relation to self-agency and recovery
    Document interactions and services according to organisation policy and procedures
    Respond promptly and supportively to people experiencing distress or crisis
    Promote social and emotional wellbeing

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Experience in simulated scenarios with interacting with people who have various mental health issues and documenting the interactions
    A sound understanding of the drivers to wellbeing and supporting people to develop a plan to improve their wellbeing
    A pathway to further study in community services
    Credit toward a full qualification
    Specialist skills in supporting people with mental health issues

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • The ability to use a computer, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Teams to complete work tasks and undertake virtual study

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: Support worker Mental health worker Community services worker Case manager


Although there are no licensing requirements on completion of this Statement of Attainment, students who continue on to complete a full community services qualification and pursue work in the mental health services are often required to complete a National Police Check and a Working with Children Check (WWCC), as well as the required vaccinations and health screenings.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Statement of Attainment in Individual Support (Mental Health and Wellbeing) does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Statement of Attainment in Individual Support (Mental Health and Wellbeing) does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Work with people with mental health issues CHCMHS001

  • Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing CHCMHS011

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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