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CHCSS00103 - Mental Health Peer Work Skill Set
Duration : 10 Weeks
Delivery Mode: Blended (online live virtual classes)
Start Date: Enrol Anytime
Recognition: Nationally Recognised Training
This skill set reflects the skill requirements for peer workers entering the mental health workforce.
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 test: Learning, reading, writing, oral communication, and numeracy (ACSF Level 3) are desirable to participate in the course.
Skills First Funding Avaliable
For a full list of fees, please refer to our Statement of Fees.
To be eligible for Victorian government subsidised training fees, the candidate must meet the Skills First eligibility criteria.
To check your eligibility, contact us at 03 8370 3170 or 0435 334 552
These units provide credit towards a range of qualifications in the CHC Community Services Training Package, including the CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work.
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)
Students have to do 80 hours of work placement for “CHCPWK003 Apply lived experience in mental health peer work ” unit.
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
Hammond Institute does not use brokers or deliver this course through third party arrangements.