This course will equip you to provide services to people with coexisting mental health and drug and alcohol dependencies, to provide community-focused health promotion and prevention strategies, and work within the frameworks of trauma-informed care.

Certificate IV in Workplace Health and Safety


The CHC43315 Certificate IV Mental Health has been designed to develop knowledge and skills in security management methodologies as they apply to the security of an organisation’s property, assets, and people. This qualification is suited for individuals in a management position. It is particularly suitable for a supervisor responsible for risk management and work health and safety.



9 – 12 MONTHS





CHCDIV001    Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002    Promote Aboriginal &/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCLEG001    Work legally & ethically
CHCMHS002   Establish self-directed recovery relationships
CHCMHS003   Provide recovery-oriented mental health services
CHCMHS004   Work collaboratively with the care network & other services
CHCMHS005    Provide services to people with co-existing mental health & alcohol & other
drugs issues
CHCMHS007   Work effectively in trauma-informed care
CHCMHS008   Promote & facilitate self-advocacy
CHCMHS011    Assess & promote social, emotional & physical wellbeing
HLTWHS001   Participate in workplace health & safety


CHCCCS003    Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
CHCPOL001    Contribute to the review & development of policies
CHCDFV001    Recognise & respond appropriately to domestic & family violence
CHCPRP003    Reflect on and improve own professional practice

This course is 9 – 12 months in duration and is delivered in a blended mode

  • Online content delivery via learning management system
  • Zoom support workshops
  • Scheduled monthly telephone tutorials with your dedicated trainer
  • Quarterly review by your trainer to undertake assessment observation
  • You will also need to be willing to complete up to 4 – 6 hours per week of self-study
  • At least 80 hours in a suitable workplace to complete practical tasks
  • Individuals must have access to a workplace where they will have the opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge for at least 80 hours. It is students responsibly to organise this.
  • You will need to participate in a preenrolment interview either by phone or inperson to check that this is the right course for you, and we will also give full details on the course and a copy of the Student Handbook

CHD Partners endeavours to assist all of its clients, employers and learners by providing quality training suited to their individual needs.

Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.

This course is targeted at students who are currently employed in a full time, part-time, or casual capacity. Industries include community-based, nongovernment organisations, home-based outreach, centre-based, respite care, residential services, rehabilitation programs or supporting people in employment.

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification.

Before entering this program, applicants have an interview to determine their suitability and ensure that this is the most appropriate training program to suit their individual needs and goals. A Language, Literacy and Numeracy test forms part of this process.

Learners should be able to read and write English at approximately grade 12 level with reasonable computer skills.

Learners will be required to complete several tasks for each unit ranging from short response answers to commenting on case studies and participating in group discussions.

Observation of Practical Skills (include verification from Workplace Supervisor)

Workplace Projects and Supplementary Evidence (where required).

Where a student is experiencing difficulty in successfully managing the academic aspects of the program, they may request additional assistance from their trainer. Alternatively, the trainer may also identify a student as being at risk and in need of additional learning support.

The trainer can provide assistance in a number of ways:

  • individual coaching session, either in person or via zoom
  • additional telephone tutorial session(s)
  • additional/alternate reading materials/podcasts/YouTube clips depending on the nature of the content area

Where the student is experiencing any personal difficulties s/he should be referred to the CEO who will seek to assist. If the student’s needs exceed CHD Partner’s support capacity, it will refer the student to an appropriate external agency.

  • The fee for this course is $2800
  • Payment plans are available, please contact our Training Co-ordinator to find out more

CHD Partners acknowledges that it has a responsibility to protect the fees paid by students in advance of their training and assessment services being delivered. To meet our responsibilities CHD Partners may accept payment of no more than $1500 from each individual student prior to the commencement of the course.

Following the course commencement, CHD Partners may require payment of additional fees in scheduled payments
in advance from the student but only such that at any given time, the total amount required to be paid does not exceed $1,500.

Student can choose to sign up for 12 monthly payments. There are no fees for direct debit but 2.5% processing fee on credit card.

For further information on fees, payments or our refund policy, please contact us.

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  • Take repayment holidays – If you are ahead of your repayment schedule by up to 3 months, you are eligible for a repayment holiday.

CHD Partners has extensive experience in the Security, Risk Management, and Safety industries and can provide security risk assessments to working with national security companies to meet their CM3 and Quality Management certifications to small entities including electricians and builders.

As a registered training organisation (RTO 40779) CHD Partners delivers nationally recognised qualifications across Australia training to assist you in maintaining compliance in security, risk management and safety areas.

Our scope includes accredited courses (Certificate qualifications & Diplomas in security management, workplace health and safety, fire warden and mental health), Certificate qualifications, and Diplomas in a range of industries. Non-accredited courses (aggressive customer, armed robbery, and preventing conflict).

We have a team of industry professionals and industry partners contributing to the development and delivery of our programs to ensure that you receive the highest quality training available.

CHD Partners works seamlessly with a range of clients and partners over the years to develop custom training and systems to meet clients’ ongoing and changing needs. We do this with our students to ensure we can tailor our scenarios and examples to suit your workplace and benefit from your learnings.

We believe that everybody should have access to both personal and professional development opportunities. That is why we offer flexible delivery methods for almost all of our courses.

This Qualification is for:

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability.

Work involves implementing community-based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken in various community contexts such as community-based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care, residential services, rehabilitation programs, clinical settings or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals.

Prior to entering this program, applicants have an interview to determine their suitability and ensure that this is the most appropriate training program to suit their individual needs and goals. A Language, Literacy and Numeracy test forms part of this process.

Learners should be able to read and write English at approximately grade 12 level
with reasonable computer skills.