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Certificate IV in Mental Health

National Course Code: CHC43315


The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Mental Health is your ideal entry into an industry that is experiencing huge demand due to increased awareness of mental health issues. Practice supporting people in a real work environment and be ready to make a difference.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.


Through theory and practical course work, you will learn how to:

  • Work collaboratively with other services
  • Understand trauma care
  • Respond to crises
  • Support people experiencing mental illness and psychiatric disability


Develop skills that will help you get ahead in this field:

  • Critical thinking
  • Conflict resolution
  • Empower people to find solutions


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification
  • Strong pathways to continued studies to enhance your career

Career opportunities:

  • Mental Health worker
  • Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker
  • Mental Health Intake Officer
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker


Take your career further:

  • Diploma of Mental Health
  • Diploma of Community Services
  • Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs
  • Diploma of Counselling
  • Bachelor of Community Services with TAFE NSW Degrees


Mental health awareness is on the rise. People are more comfortable finding help and this has led to increased demand for mental health services.

There is around 6,000 new jobs forecast to open each year until 2023. This makes now a great time to start studying towards a career in Mental Health Support Work.


This course is currently available at 23 campus locations across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Blended, Full Time, Part Time Day, FT Connected
  • Study Online
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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TAFE Digital: Online

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 18 Months

TAFE Digital (TRAINEESHIP): Online

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Jul 2020
  • Duration: 2 Years

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