Become a Community Peer Support Worker with the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work.
This qualification reflects the role of workers who have a lived experience of mental illness as either a consumer or carer and who work in mental health services roles that support consumer peers or carer peers. Applicants experience in the area of Mental Health will be discussed during the application process to ensure suitability for the course prior to entry.
Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.
GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:
Applicants must also provide:
This course prepares you to work in the Mental Health and Community Services industry as a Peer Support Worker or a Community Outreach Peer Worker.
You may find work in government, public, or private sectors, or in community managed services.
Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.
You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:
Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:
Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.