Price $ 12,000.00
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Course Description

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.

Course Delivery

Classroom-based – formal structured training and assessment  delivered at our campus at 28-36 Foveaux St Surry Hills NSW 2010

Location: 2 minutes walk from Central Station


  • 18 months (78 weeks)

Career Opportunities

Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this course may include the following roles:

  • Mental Health worker

Course Structure

  • CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services-Core
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people-Core
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety-Core
  • CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships-Core
  • CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services-Core
  • CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services-Core
  • CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues-Core
  • CHCMHS009 Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs-Core
  • CHCMHS010 Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity-Core
  • CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing-Core
  • CHCMHS012 Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives-Core
  • CHCMHS013 Implement trauma informed care-Core
  • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice-Core
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice-Core
  • HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety-Core
  • CHCAOD009 Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans-Elective
  • CHCAOD007 Develop strategies for alcohol and other drugs relapse prevention and management-Elective
  • CHCMHS006 Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers-Elective
  • CHCAOD004 Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues-Elective
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment-Elective


  • Term 1 – 06/01/2020
  • Term 2 – 10/02/2020
  • Term 3 – 06/04/2020
  • Term 4 – 11/05/2020
  • Term 5 – 06/07/2020
  • Term 6 – 10/08/2020
  • Term 7 – 05/10/2020
  • Term 8 – 09/11/2020


Tuition Fees : –  $ 12,000

How to Apply

You may apply for entry into this course through our website: www.professions.edu.au

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College Premises Opening hours during COVID-19

09:00 am to 05:00 pm

Classes will be online until further notice.