What will I learn?

Interested in providing self-directed recovery support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability?

What will you learn

  • Skills to work autonomously under a broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals
  • Developing skills to implement community based programs and activities focusing on mental health and illness

Rewarding and Fulfilling Career options include:

  • Assistant Community Services worker
  • Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker
  • Mental Health outreach
  • Outreach officer

With further study, become a:

  • Team leader
  • Supervisor
  • Manager

Work Placement

This course requires work placement which will be organised by SGSCC. Work placement (unpaid) is a compulsory component of the course where you will be assessed in the workplace.
80 hours

Units of Competency you will be studying:

  1. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  2. CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  3. CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  4. CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships
  5. CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services
  6. CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
  7. CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
  8. CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care
  9. CHCMHS008 Promote and facilitate self-advocacy
  10. CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
  11. HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  12. CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
  13. CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  14. CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
  15. CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

CRICOS

0100184

Study options

Full Time (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$7,500.00 (US$ 5,352) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected October 2022

Venue

St George and Sutherland Community College

127-129 Sutherland Road,

JANNALI,

New South Wales,

2226, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Upper intermediate level of English (IELTS Score of 5.5 or equivalent)

All students must undertake the following:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Criminal Record Check.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About St George and Sutherland Community College

At SGSCC, students join a community that offers flexible study options and real world experience, in the heart of thriving, multicultural Sydney.

  • A leading Australian community college
  • Maximises potential of international students in Australia
  • Based only 25km from Sydney’s CBD
  • Offers students nationally recognised qualifications

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