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Costs

Full course  $7,000

RPL from $3,500

Talk to us about the range of payment options we offer.

Government Funding

N/A

Duration

1 – 2 years

Qualifications at this level may require you to either be currently working in the sector or to undertake work placement.

Delivery location

Lawnton / online / workplace

Attendance

Full time / part time

Delivery mode

Internal / online / workplace / RPL / combination

Program code

CHC53315

Enquiries

Phone: 07 3881 3310
Email: training@spectrum
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Diploma of Mental Health

Hands on, Immersive Learning

A truly immersive Community Services learning Experience

  • Latest Nationally recognised training
  • Trainers who actually work in the industry
  • 25 years experience in the Community Sector
  • 18 years experience as a  registered training organisation
  • High quality materials, resources and personalised support
  • The opportunity to learn and work with the best

Simply the best community sector Training.

 Learning that will immerse you in the sector and provide you with opportunities to practice your skills in a real community services environment, with real clients and hands on supervision.

From working in our respite home, to working with kids and young adults with disabilities in our vacation programs, to supporting and assisting our disability and mental health clients to achieve their outcomes, Spectrum offers you real life experiences like no other training provider.

With our main campus on the same grounds as our support, counselling and health and fitness services, from the very first moment you walk into Spectrum you will be immersed in day to day workings of a community services provider with more than 25 years experience in the field.  You may also have the opportunity to work at our respite home, to assist with clients through our community access programs, and support them to achieve the outcomes they desire while you achieve yours.

 

Overview

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.

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.

Key features
  • Learn from our sector leading trainers
  • Recognition of experience and prior learning of existing workers’ experience
  • Study in a flexible manner that suits you
  • Access a range of assessment methods designed to suit your background and study goals

Units

The Diploma of Mental Health is made up of 20 units of competency.15 of these units are core units and 5 are elective units.

View the packaging rules for the Diploma of Mental Health and see what core and elective units you can complete.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for entry into this course of study.

How to enrol

Individual students can enrol by filling out the form below.

If you represent a group of students or would like a tailored program for your workplace then please contact us directly to see how we can help you reach your learning and development goals.

View this qualification on the Australian Government’s training.gov.au website.