How to Apply
Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course.
For International Students please visit International Courses.
Workers are employed in government and non –government agencies supporting people with mental health issues as peer support workers.
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
Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work
This qualification reflects the role of workers who have lived experience of mental illness as either a consumer or carer and who work in mental health services in roles that support consumer peers or carer peers. Workers are employed in the mental health sector in government, public, private or community managed services. 8 core units plus 7 elective units.
To achieve this qualification, at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency must be completed.
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.