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Statement of Attainment in Mental Health

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Overview About this course

The Statement of Attainment in Mental Health empowers you to support family, friends and members of the community. Ideal for both professional and personal development, you will learn to work collaboratively with people who have mental health issues.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Gather and interpret information about the needs of others

  • Identify and discuss services and strategies that support the empowerment of others

  • Provide support in collaboration with care networks to facilitate progress toward helping others reach their goals

  • Identify circumstances where referral to a health care professional is required

  • Respond promptly and supportively to people experiencing distress or crisis

  • Gain experience working within contemporary models of care

Course Outcomes

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

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

  • Credit toward a full qualification

  • The ability to provide support that empowers others to reach their goals

  • Specialist skills in responding promptly and supportively in situations of distress or crisis

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:

  • A desire to learn more about mental health to support individuals, family, friends and members of the community

  • Empathy, patience and the drive to empower others

  • The ability to respond well to rapid change

  • Good organisational skills and the ability to multi-task

  • Access to a private study area and to a camera and microphone, as this course is delivered as a Connected Class using Microsoft Teams

  • Computer literacy skills

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: community services worker with the Certificate III in Community Services, A mental health worker with the Certificate IV in Mental Health, A community rehabilitation and Support Worker with the Certificate IV in Mental Health, A welfare support worker with the Diploma in Mental Health

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 Mental Health does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Related study 1 Course

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

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

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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