Diploma of Mental Health/Bachelor of Social Sciences - Uni of Adelaide Pathway

Study pathway:
Duration Up to 4.5 years Full Time or Part Time equivalent
TAFE SA CodeDP10235
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Course Admission Requirements

  • Certificate IV or higher in a Community Services or Health related area

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If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA score
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.

Uni Dual Offer Course

  • 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 dependant 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

Important Information

  • This course requires compulsory workshop attendance, with workshops delivered across the state including, but not limited to, Port Adelaide, Port Pirie, Elizabeth and Noarlunga.

How to Apply

Award Courses

Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Diploma of Mental Health (CHC53315)
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. To achieve this qualification, students must have completed at least 160 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

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.

Fees

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.