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Mental Health Pathway

International students wishing to study the Mental Health Community Services Pathway must enter at Certificate IV level.  At this level of study it is expected that you study for a minimum of 20 hours of study per week (15 hours face to face classroom based study, two days attendance from 9:00am to 5:00pm and 5 hours self-paced study) including, but not limited to homework, assessment tasks, individual research and online activities.

Entry Requirements:

There are no AQF Pre Requisites for this qualification.

AGB Training requires the applicant to successfully complete

  • Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment
  • Pre-Training Review
  • Enrolment Application Form

Students are required to have a minimum 5.5 International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score.  Student must be 18 years or over.

Mental Health Community Services Pathway Fees and Charges

Fees and Charges Certificate IV in Mental Health Diploma of Mental Health Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management
Duration* 48-61 weeks 48-61 weeks 38-51 weeks
Application Fee ** $ 100 $ 100 $ 100
Amenities Fee ** $ 200 $ 200 $ 200
Administration Fee $ 500 $ 500 $ 500
Tuition Fee $ 5,000 $ 5,000 $ 5,000
Resources Fee $ 200 $ 200 $ 200
Total Fees $ 6,000 $ 6,000 $ 6,000

* Total Pathway Duration 134 weeks, duration including holidays 173 weeks

Fees and Charges as of 1st July 2018

Fees and Charges Certificate IV in Mental Health Diploma of Mental Health Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management
Duration* 48-61 weeks 48-61 weeks 38-51 weeks
Application Fee ** $ 100 $ 100 $ 100
Amenities Fee ** $ 200 $ 200 $ 200
Administration Fee $ 500 $ 500 $ 500
Tuition Fee $ 5,000 $ 6,500 $ 5,000
Resources Fee $ 200 $ 200 $ 200
Total Fees $ 6,000 $ 7,500 $ 6,000

 

 

Upon successful completion, students will have gained the knowledge and skills required to apply for further studies in either CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management, or pathway to second year entry into Charles Sturt University’s undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Social Work, via online studies or in Australia on campus at Wagga Wagga or Port Macquarie, NSW. For further details and entry requirements to the university pathway, please refer to the website:

http://futurestudents.csu.edu.au/courses/humanities-social-sciences/bachelor-social-work

 

 

(CRICOS 00005F)

 

 

092993C CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; center-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals.

Work placement: To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Possible occupation titles relating to this qualification: Community Rehabilitation Worker, Mental Health Rehabilitation Support Worker, Community Support Worker, Mental Health Support Worker,

Course Duration: 48 weeks

Duration inclusive of holidays: 61 Weeks

Work Placement Hours: 80 hours throughout course duration 

092993C CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

092997K CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues. They can provide counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services. These workers are required to have high level specialist knowledge, skills and competencies especially in regard to laws affecting people with mental health issues, the range of services available to them and health issues related to mental health.

Work placement: To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 160 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Possible occupation titles relating to this qualification: Community Support Worker, Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker, Mental Health Community Worker, Mental Health Rehabilitation Worker, Mental Health Support Worker

Course Duration: 48 weeks

Duration inclusive of holidays: 61 Weeks

Work Placement Hours: 160 hours throughout course duration 

092997K CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

092998J CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

This qualification reflects the role of workers who are middle managers or managers across a range of community sector organisations. These people work independently and report to executive management, directors or boards of management. They undertake a range of functions requiring the application of knowledge and skills to achieve results in line with the organisation’s goals and strategic directions. At this level, workers have responsibility for planning and monitoring service delivery, recruitment and performance management of other paid or unpaid workers, managing risk and contributing to continuous improvement within the scope of their specific role. This may include management of a specific programs or project, or broader management of a community-based organisation, early childhood education service, not-for-profit organisation or community centre.

 Possible occupation titles relating to this qualification: Centre Manager Coordinator (large organisation), Community Care Manager (small agency/service), Community Development Manager, Program Area Manager, Community Education Manager, Volunteer Program Manager

Course Duration 38 weeks

Duration inclusive of holidays: 51 Weeks

092998J CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management