SG00001254 Statement of Attainment in Mental Health


This short Skills Set will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to establish relationships, clarify needs, and then work collaboratively with people who are living with mental health issues. This course best applies to candidates that are not directly involved the mental health sector, but who come into contact with people with mental health issues.

Core Units

  • CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues


Successful candidates will complete units which could be credited towards a range of courses
offered in the Community Services and Health sectors, including the Certificate III in Individual
Support, Cert IV Mental Health and Certificate IV in Disability


To be eligible for fee-free qualification training under Skilling for Recovery you need to:

  • Live or work in NSW
  • Be aged 15 years or older
  • Have left school
  • Be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

And meet one of the following criteria:

  • 17 – 24 years old at commencement of training, regardless of employment status (incl. Year 12 school leavers); OR
  • A person who is a recipient of a Commonwealth Government welfare benefit; OR
  • Currently unemployed; OR
  • An employed person who is “is expected to become unemployed”


This 3-week intensive course conducted online, will be run with a blend of online classes, work based learning and assessment, online practical workshops and self-paced activities. Participants will also have the opportunity to participate in “Speed Interviews” with Disability organisations to either gain employment or as a pathway to Traineeships.


Assessment that you will undertake to complete your course may include:

  • Online Quizzes
  • Work-Based Observations
  • Practical Skills Assessments
  • Role Plays and Reflections
  • Written Work/Short Answer Questions
  • Work Based Portfolio
  • Research Activities

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