CHC43315 - Certificate IV in Mental Health

Next intake starting 4th of September. Call us to reserve your place!

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
Course Fee Value: $2,995 (GST Exempt)
Course Fee Description: Inclusive of Resources
Course Deposit Value: $499 (GST Exempt)
Course Deposit Description: Payable on enrolment, non refundable
Course Prerequisites: Nil
  • Upcoming course

  • No dates currently available.
  • 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