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  • Learning MethodOnline + Work Placement
  • IntakesNow Open
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationMax 18 Months
    120 HR WP

Course Overview

This online course is a Nationally Recognised Qualification in Mental Health

If you are looking to start your career in mental health work, the Certificate IV in Mental Health by Open Colleges is the course for you.

Topics in this online mental health course include: Using communication to build relationships, increasing the safety of individuals at risk of suicide, promoting self advocacy and more. Please find a full list of subjects for this Certificate IV course further below.

At the completion of this course, you will be provided a Certificate IV in Mental Health by by Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd (Provider number: 90197).

Please Note: There is a 120 hour work placement requirement for this course.

Enquire now to get started in your career in Mental Health.

Job Outcomes

  • Mental Health Intake Officer
  • Community Support Worker
  • Mental Health Rehabilitation Support Worker

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

  • 18 Years of age
  • Year 12 level of English
  • Physical requirements
  • Mental health skills


Work Placement: 120 hours

CHCCOM002 – Use communication to build relationships
CHCLEG001 – Work legally and ethically
CHCMHS007 – Work effectively in trauma informed care
CHCCCS004 – Assess co-existing needs
CHCMHS005 – Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCAOD001 – Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCCCS003 – Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
CHCMHS004 – Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
HLTWHS001 – Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCMHS002 – Establish self-directed recovery relationships
CHCMHS003 – Provide recovery oriented mental health services
CHCMHS011 – Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
CHCMHS008 – Promote and facilitate self advocacy


Enquire now to find out more about this Mental Health course.

Fees for Certificate IV in Mental Health depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Open Colleges.

Always remember to enquire about any:

Government funding
Payment Plans

which may be available.

About the Institution

Open Colleges (RTO 90796) is an Australian education market leader with over 100 years of experience. Now an online learning market leader, Open Colleges has the tools and techniques to suit each individual.