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CHC53315 

Diploma of Mental Health

Quick Facts:

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In this Program:

  • This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues.
  • Hands on experience with the guidance of our qualified teachers.
  • Learn in a positive atmosphere and have access to state-of-the-art facilities.

We will teach you practical skills in areas of:

  • Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships 
  • Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs 
  •  Implement trauma informed care 
  • Research and apply evidence to practice 
  • Provide recovery oriented mental health services 
  • Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues 
  • PLUS More

Your Career:

  • Mental Health Community Worker 
  • Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker 
  • Welfare Support Worker 
  • Community Rehabilitation Worker 
  • Community Support Worker 
  • Mental Health Support Worker 
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker 

 

For the International Course Guide, Application Form, International Student Handbook and more, visit our International Students page

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Program Details

  • Program Code & Title

    CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

    CRICOS Code: 108046M

  • Subjects

    The CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health requires 20 Subjects consisting of.

    Fifteen (15) core units, and;
    Five (5) elective units (all electives chosen are industry suggested)

     

    Core Subjects:

    CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    CHCMHS009 Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs 
    CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
    CHCMHS013 Implement trauma informed care
    CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
    CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships
    CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services
    CHCMHS010 Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity
    CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
    CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
    CHCMHS012 Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives
    CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services
    CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
    HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety 

    Elective Subjects:

    CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
    CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide 
    CHCAOD004 Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues 
    CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence 
    CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support 

    Other electives may be available on request based on the demand.


    Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment.

  • Entry Requirements

    Intended overseas students must satisfy the following requirements: 

    • Age: Must be 18 years or over  
    • English proficiency level: An IELTS Band 5.5 or equivalent OR undertake a TMG College Australia English language test  
    • The ability to obtain a Police Check - Police Check required for Industry Work Placement 
    • Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent

     

    Students are required to undertake a Language Literacy Numeracy and Digital Literacy Assessment. These will assist with identification of any support needs.

  • Work Placement

    You will be required to undertake a minimum 160 Hours Practical Placement in Community Contexts such as Community Based Non-Government Organisations; Home Based Outreach; Centre-Based Programs; Respite Care; Residential Services, Rehabilitation Programs; Clinical Settings.

  • Assessment

    Assessment Methods may include: 

    • Written Questions 
    • Project Work 
    • Case Study’s 
    • Role plays 
    • Workplace Based Tasks/Observations  
  • Duration and Intensity

    Estimated duration: 104 Weeks 

    160 hours (Professional Placement Experience)  Workplacement 

  • Delivery Mode

    TMG College Australia provides the following delivery options: 

    Face to Face Training 

    In person Classroom Based training delivered at TMG College Australia sites. Face to Face delivery includes both theory and practical activities which are supported by structured Work Placement. 

     

    Structured Work Placement

    You will be required to undertake a minimum 160 Hours Practical Placement in Community Contexts such as Community Based Non-Government Organisations; Home Based Outreach; Centre-Based Programs; Respite Care; Residential Services, Rehabilitation Programs; Clinical Settings.


    Offsite Training 

    TMG College Australia can deliver training and undertake assessments using facilities at a Students Workplace, or in a Mobile Manner (e.g. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course).  

     

    Mixed Mode Training 

    A combination of various delivery modes. Also known as "Mixed Delivery" or "Blended Learning". This includes Virtual, Face to Face and Workplace Based. 

  • Pathways

    Graduates may progress to higher level qualifications within and/or across the health and Community care sector.

  • Your Career

    This program provides you an opportunity to enter into the workforce involving job roles such as:

    • Mental Health Community Worker 
    • Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker 
    • Welfare Support Worker 
    • Community Rehabilitation Worker 
    • Community Support Worker 
    • Mental Health Support Worker 
    • Mental Health Outreach Worker 

     

  • Fees & Eligibility

    Fee For Service: $8,950.00

    The student tuition fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. 

     
    TMG will determine your eligibility by conducting a full assessment of your eligibility during the course application process.
     
     
     
  • Locations

    This qualification will be delivered at any or all of the following locations:
    Classroom (theory):  TMG College Australia Campuses,
    • City Campus - 400 Queen St, Melbourne Victoria
    • Werribee Campus - 3 Comben Drive, Werribee
    • Box Hill Campus - 6 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill


               

  • Upcoming Classes

    2022

    • January 31
    • April 25
    • July 18
    • October 10

    2023

    • January 30
    • April 24
    • July 17
    • October 9
  • Credit Transfer

    We provide Credit Transfer with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification, if the CT request is equivalent in content and learning outcomes with TMG’s matched qualifications.

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    We provide Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where Student work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL result is subject to the quality and amount of the evidence submitted by the  Student to TMG.