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CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work

Expand your skills in mental health with this mid-level qualification. Learn how to guide and provide advice to aid people in their journey of recovery from mental illness. This course has been designed for people with a lived experience of mental illness (as a consumer or carer) who want to work or volunteer within the mental health sector. Growth in the mental health workforce is strong, with the Australian Government expecting to see more than 50,000 job openings in the sector over the next five years.

In this course you can choose to specialise in either consumer peer work or carer peer work. In both specialisations you'll develop communication skills, learn how to work with a diverse range of people, and gain experience working within the recovery framework. Our highly-experienced team of industry professionals will give you the one-on-one guidance needed to succeed in the industry.

Upon completion of this course you will be qualified to work in a range of residential, outreach, and peer support programs as a mental health peer worker.

Study mode

On Campus

Course duration

12 months


91-99 Scarborough Street, Southport Queensland 4215

34 Lady Musgrave Drive, Mooloolaba Queensland 4557

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with TAFE Queensland to check your eligibility.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Training

The CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work is a nationally recognised course delivered by TAFE Queensland, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). An RTO is strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Payment Options

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About This Provider

TAFE Queensland is Queensland's largest, most experienced training provider. TAFE Queensland deliver practical, industry-relevant training across a range of industries from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees, at more than 50 locations in Queensland.

Operating since 1998
Legal name TAFE Queensland
RTO code 0275