Diploma of Mental Health

Diploma of Mental Health
Diploma of Mental Health
Diploma of Mental Health


Learning Objectives Overview

According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare , 44% (8.6 million ) of Australians aged 16-85 experienced a mental illness at some point in their lifetime. Around 21% (4. 2 million) of Australians aged 16-85 years experienced mental disorders in the previous 12 months . Data indicates that Mental health is a major public health issues in Australia. You can be instrumental in helping change these numbers. Become an ambassador and promote Good Mental health in society. Enrol in the CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health and you will acquire an array of skills to work with clients who suffer from Mental health issues; empower their lives with hope, resilience, and a road map to recovery. Above all, feel inspired and motivated to enhance your own life with strategies and techniques learnt in this course. The CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health focuses on the skills required to provide person centered care for people with mental health challenges. The qualification will equip students with the following knowledge and skills:
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Amount of Training

1355 Hours

AQF Level


Study Mode



Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Additional Details

Course structure

20 units are required for award of this qualification including:

  • 15 core units
  • 5 electives


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


CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCEDU001 Provide community focused health promotion and prevention strategies
CHCCSM004 Coordinate complex case requirements
CHCDEV001 Confirm Client developmental status
CHCCSL002 Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills


Relevant Courses for Comprehensive Learning.

Bachelor of Counselling
CHC51015 – Diploma of Counselling
CHC52021 – Diploma of Community Services
CHC50421 – Diploma of Youth Work
CHC53215 – Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs
BSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership and Management
HLT54121- Diploma of Nursing
Bachelor of Social Work
Bachelor of Mental Health

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  • Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker

  • Welfare Support Worker

  • Community Rehabilitation Worker

  • Community Support Worker

  • Mental Health Support Worker

  • Mental Health Outreach Worker

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If the student is eligible, for Government funding, student pays: $0*

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