The CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health is a nationally recognised qualification, including training and assessment, that is delivered by RTO (code 122208).
KM Training & Consulting is not the training provider. Their role is to provide marketing and referral services to the RTO.
CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health is a course designed to give you the foundation knowledge needed for working in the Community Sector. This course provides you with the knowledge and skills required to perform as a professional community services worker, across a variety of settings within the social and community services industry. These may include areas such as mental health, homelessness, family and domestic violence, child protection, employment support and migrant services.
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.
Diploma of Mental Health course takes approximately 1200 – 2400 hours which includes class time and 240 hours of work placement in a community services facility. But the Duration for each learner will depend on each individual’s skills and knowledge. For example, students with higher education qualifications and students who are already employed in the industry will find themselves completing the course within a shorter time frame as compared to learners with lower education and no experience in the industry.
JTI considers each learner on an individual basis and learners who may want to complete the course at a shorter time frame than the one recommended by AQF will be given the following options:
- Undertake an assessment with a JTI staff member to demonstrate their capacity to undertake the course within a shorter time frame
- Produce evidence of higher learning or previous experience
Commit to attending online support classes as well as face to face classes and a commitment to self-study.
On average, a learner should allocate thirty hours per week for learning and assessments.
JTI offers flexible training which suits individuals and industry requirements. The flexible nature of our delivery of this course (online, blended, face-to-face) caters for students in need of flexible study/work hours, working parents, students studying other courses, those juggling between employment and studies and all who are time constrained and wish to either further their education or change career paths.