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This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to provide counselling, referral, advocacy and health promotion services to clients in need.
You will learn about the laws that affect people with mental health issues, the range of services available to them and health issues related to mental health. This qualification could lead to employment as a social welfare worker, or mental health practitioner.
The welfare and community services sector is one of Australia’s fastest growing sectors, and is expected to continue growing.
There are forecast to be around 6,000 new job openings per year until 2023, a growth of 17.5%.
*source: Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business
This qualification could lead to your employment in the aged care industry in the following occupational titles
- Community rehabilitation and support worker
- Mental health outreach worker
- Welfare support worker
- Case worker/manager
- Recovery partner
*If you are eligible for Skills First funding and decide to access your entitlement, the training will be delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Learn more about Skills First Funding click here.
Sale - blended delivery
Melbourne - blended delivery
Wodonga, Bendigo, Shepparton - blended delivery
Please Note: All course information session and commencement dates are proposed dates and are subject to the numbers of students interested. Please always confirm the details of an information session with one of our office members before you attend.