VICSERV is pleased to announce that registrations are open for the next program of the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work (CHC43515), commencing in August 2017.
The Department of Health and Human Services, to support mental health peer workers access this training, has made a series of scholarships available to all students. These scholarships, together with the Victorian Training Guarantee, means that all students now pay only $425 plus $200 materials fee for the whole course.
This specialist, nationally recognised course has been developed by VICSERV and is specifically designed for workers who:
- have lived experience as either a consumer or carer; and
work in mental health services in a role that supports, mentors or advocates for consumers or carers.
Registrations forms, including program details, dates, pricing guides and registration requirements are now available through the VICSERV training calendar.
- Elsternwick - commencing August 2017. Applications close Friday 28th July 2017.
To enrol in this qualification, participants must be currently working in a peer work role at least one day a week, for the duration of the course. If you are not eligible for this course, but are considering a future career in peer work, you may wish to read our document entitled 'So you want to be a peer worker?' available here.