The rewarding community services sector awaits you with a Diploma of Mental Health (CHC53315).
This course will give you the desired qualification to work with clients with mental illness and provide support to them. This course will give you the skills and knowledge in relation to building and maintaining strong relationships with clients, providing advanced support for people with mental illness and disabilities and delivering client services based on individual case management and intervention.
Upon graduation from this course you will be able to explore roles such as support worker or mental health worker in the community services field.
Along with learning theory, you will gain on the job practical experience with the compulsory work placement component that is part of this course.
Start your studies today and know that the delivery of this course online will allow you to tailor your studies to suit your needs.
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Online (self paced)
No prerequisites for this course.
Become trained in:
This course includes a total of 240 hours of professional work placement within a community service organisation. You will need to arrange your own work placement.
The industry experience gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.
Work placement requirements:
Employers may apply their own selection criteria when recruiting students for work placement.
Students should check with their state associations to establish if this course meets their accreditation requirements. If you live in Victoria, this course does not have accreditation with the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA).
Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
When you study online with TAFE Digital, you can:
TAFE Digital's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.