Quality Assurance : As a registered training organisation (RTO) Hammond Institute operates within the Vocational Education and Training Quality Framework (VETQF) and the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) delivering nationally recognised qualifications and units of competency.
Duration : 10 Weeks
Delivery Mode: Blended (online live virtual classes)
Start Date: Enrol Anytime
Recognition: Nationally Recognised Training
CHCSS00103 – Mental Health Peer Work Skill Set course! In this comprehensive training program, you will embark on a journey to develop the essential skills and knowledge required to excel in the field of mental health peer work. This skill set has been carefully designed to equip you with the competencies needed to provide effective support and assistance to individuals experiencing mental health challenges, based on the principles of peer support.
Upon completion of the CHCSS00103 Mental Health Peer Work Skill Set, learners may be eligible to work in a range of roles in the mental health peer work support sector, including as ageing support workers, personal care assistants, or community access workers.
Students must satisfy the following age, English, and Academic requirements:
Age: must be 17 years or over
Undertake Pre-Training Review
Undertake LLN and digital numeracy assessment: Learning, reading, writing, oral communication (ACSF Level 2+) and numeracy (ACSF Level 2) is desirable to participate in the course
Moderate level of digital literacy and has access to a computer with internet access.
Every case will be reviewed separately in order to determine the student’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the course.
Assessment method may include:
- Knowledge Questions
- Written Assignment & Case studies
- Projects / Research Reviews
All assessment will be conducted in accordance with the Training Package requirements, Principles of Assessment and Rules of Evidence (https://www.asqa.gov.au/standards/chapter-4/clauses-1.8-1.12)
To be eligible for the award of a Statement of Attainment for the CHCSS00103 – Mental Health Peer Work Skill Set, participants must successfully complete four units comprising:
• Three (3) Core units
Where the full course is not completed, a Statement of Attainment will be issued for any completed unit/s.
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCPWK001 Apply peer work practices in the mental health sector
CHCPWK003 Apply lived experience in mental health peer work