Diploma of Mental Health - CHC53315


At a glance:


Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications 

Study mode

Online (face-to-face classes available only in NT and WA)


Course locations vary. Please contact us for more information

Study load

This qualification is typically achieved in 12 -18 months, this will require the need to study 16  - 24  on average hours per week

160 hours of work placement is required.


Assessment method includes scenario and role play case study, extended answer research and short answer theory assessment. 

Start date

Starting soon, limited placesContact us about enrolling or complete the form 

Payment options

Payment options may include VET Student Loans (see here for details), payment plans or government funding where available (see here for details)


VET student loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements. VET student loan gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid.


Nil - none required


Tuition Fee = $10,800. See our Schedule of Fees here and Refund Policy here

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All the details:

This course is ideal for people looking to take on a more specialised role in Mental Health service delivery. If you would like to enhance your skills and build the level of care that you can offer, the Diploma of Mental Health will give you the knowledge and experience you need.

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.

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