AWARD COURSE

Diploma of Mental Health/Bachelor of Arts - Uni of Adelaide Pathway



TAFE SA Code: DP10234

Study pathway: Diploma of Mental Health (CHC53315)

Description

This course applies to workers providing services to clients in relation to mental health issues. It includes counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services and requires high level specialist knowledge, skills and competencies especially in regard to laws affecting clients, the range of services available to them and health issues related to mental health.

Duration
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Up to 4 years 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Counsellor and Community Worker Counsellor and Community Worker

Locations & Applications

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Study Mode
Study Load
Scheduled

Course Admission Requirements

you must have:

If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course.
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Total Fees
Subsidised
$5,254
Concession
$3,256

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$7,770

Please note that fees and funding status only apply to the initial TAFE SA qualification. Check the course page or relevant university website for details on the secondary qualification. Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into.

    • You will receive an offer to both TAFE SA and University, with the University offer being conditional on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification.
    • You can rest assured you have secured your University offer, pending successful completion of the TAFE SA award.
    • No further application will be required.
    • You will receive credit for TAFE SA studies allowing you to complete two awards dependent on the pathway selected.
    • If accepted, you will receive an offer to TAFE SA and-on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification-an offer to University with no further application required.
    • View our Uni Dual Offer Courses list
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    VET Student Loan

    This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Mental health community worker, mental health outreach worker, mental health rehabilitation worker, mental health support worker, alcohol and other drugs worker, community rehabilitation and support worker, community support worker.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Diploma of Mental Health/Bachelor of Arts - Uni of Adelaide Pathway
    This course covers working with diverse people, advocacy services, recovery-oriented services, wellbeing, trauma-informed care, professional practice and workplace safety. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 15 core units and 5 elective units plus 220 hours in a vocational placement. Vocational placement hours for existing workers will vary depending on experience in their related field of work.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    University University Course Details
    Bachelor of Social Work
    Bachelor of Arts
    Bachelor of Social Sciences
    Bachelor of Psychological Science
    Bachelor of Social Science (Ageing and Disability)
    Bachelor of Community Health (Online program)
    Bachelor of Psychological Science and Sociology (Online program)
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