CHC43315 - Certificate IV in Mental Health

Our next course is starting AUGUST 28th. Email us at NOW for details on attending our information session on AUGUST 8th!!


Support people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability through a Certificate IV in Mental Health. Learn how to implement community based programs and provide self directed and recovery orientated support.

With this qualification you can:

  • Work effectively with people affected by mental illness
  • Promote self advocacy and self care services
  • Provide recovery orientated support
  • Support people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drug issues

Potential to work in the following roles:

  • Mental Health Support Worker
  • Home Based Outreach Worker
  • Community Services Worker


This course is currently funded through the Government of South Australia’s WorkReady initiative. For more information go to  

*limited places – refer to the Subsidised training list
Eligibility and subsidy criteria apply - to check your eligibility click here



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Course Information

Duration: 8 months
Delivery mode: Classroom at SALC in Minda's Brighton site
Assessment: Assignments and Work Placement
Funding: WorkReady
Course Fee Description: Subsidised fees available to applicants eligible for WorkReady funding. Visit
Course Deposit Description: Payable on enrolment, non refundable
Course Prerequisites: Nil
  • Upcoming course

  • Enrol 28 Aug 2019
  • Course subjects

  • CHCDIV001
    Work with Diverse people
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Work legally and ethically
  • Establish self-directed recovery relationships
  • Provide recovery orientated mental health services
  • Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
  • Participate in work health and safety
  • Work effectively in trauma informed care
  • Promote and facilitate self advocacy
  • Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
  • Provide First Aid
  • Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drug issues
  • CHCAOD005
    Provide alcohol and/or other drug withdrawal services
  • HLTHPS006
    Assist client with medication
  • Recognise & respond to crisis situations