Course Info

Diploma of Mental Health

National Course Code: CHC53315


The nationally accredited Diploma in Mental Health will equip you to become a leader in the industry. You will help people with mental health issues find solutions, and implement your skills in a real work environment. Be in-demand and make a profound difference to those experiencing mental illness.


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

  • Work with diverse people
  • Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Provide recovery oriented mental health services
  • Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
  • Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs
  • Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity
  • Recognise the laws affecting people with mental health issues
  • Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing


Use and develop your natural abilities and skills to get ahead in this field:

  • The ability to work with others
  • An empathetic nature
  • Advanced conflict resolution skills
  • Adaptability
  • Resilience


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised Diploma qualification
  • Leadership and supervisory skills
  • Skills to support people who have experienced mental illness and psychiatric disability

Career outcomes and job roles:

  • Community rehabilitation and support worker
  • Welfare support worker
  • Community rehabilitation worker


Advance your career with the Bachelor of Community Services through TAFE NSW. We have agreements with a number of universities in NSW that will enable you to articulate to a degree with some credits. Contact us for information.


There are forecast to be around 6,000 new job openings per 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 1 campus location across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • VET Student Loans Available
  • Part Time Evening
  • Study Online

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TAFE Digital: Online

  • Full Fee: $10,342.00
  • Start Date: 30 Sep 2020
  • Duration: 2 Years

TAFE Digital: Online

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,970.00
  • Start Date: 30 Sep 2020
  • Duration: 2 Years

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