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Are you currently or looking to become a consumer or carer peer worker and would like to gain a nationally recognised qualification in Mental Health Peer Work? Western Sydney Recovery College and MHCC are offering fully subsidised places for eligible students for CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work, commencing in October 2017.

Who is this training for?

The Certificate has been created to build upon the skills and knowledge of the emerging Peer Workforce in Australia including:

  • Consumer consultants
  • Consumer representatives
  • Peer support workers
  • Peer mentors
  • Youth peer workers
  • Carer consultants
  • Carer representatives
  • Aboriginal peer workers
  • Consumer & Carers not currently in a Peer Worker role

Entry requirements

To be eligible to study the Certificate in Mental Health Peer Work with MHCC a participant must be a:

  • Consumer Peer Worker currently working (paid or unpaid) in an identified peer role providing direct ongoing support to other consumers as part of their day to day work
  • Carer Peer Worker currently working (paid or unpaid) in an peer identified role providing direct ongoing support to other carers as part of their day to day work
  • A consumer or carer who would like to gain a qualification to develop their skills and pursue a career as a peer worker
  • AND have basic numeracy and literacy skills including reading, understanding and following WHS and other work-related instructions, recording information and perform basic calculations such as additions and subtraction.

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