CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

Max Therapy Institute

Course details

CRICOS course code: 104517F

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery-oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community-based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Career Outcomes

Mental Health Support Worker
Community Support Worker – Mental Health
Mental Health Outreach Worker
Professional Mental Health Support Worker

Students may also go on to develop their skills and knowledge in other community service or other areas of health care such as:

Allied Health
Community Services
Drug and Alcohol abuse

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
13,200 Per Year
Read more2,200 per term; Resource fee: 500; Application fee: 200
18 Jul 2022
10 Oct 2022
30 Jan 2023
1 year
Read more1 years (50 weeks - 4 x 10 week terms + holidays)

Full time
Max Therapy Institute
Level 3, 310 King Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Minimum 18 year of age
IELTS score of 5.5 (Academic) or equivalent
A minimum of Australian Year 12 or equivalent

English Testing is available on campus at no cost. Contact us to make an appointment.


Max Therapy Institute
Level 3, 310 King Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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