This is a call for expressions of interest from
people with a lived experience of mental health issues who wish to gain
national qualifications in the area of Mental Health Peer Work. (see attachment
for further information about the qualification).
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. Learn how to guide and provide advice to aid people
in their journey of recovery from mental illness.
Expand your skills in mental health with this mid-level qualification.
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
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.
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
scholarship program is in partnership with Brisbane North PHN, Peer
Participation in Mental Health Services (PPIMS) Network and TAFE QLD – East
Coast. Eligibility Criteria will apply.
Please see TAFE QLD subsidies for further information. If eligible student contribution costs will
be covered by the scholarship.
Expression of Interest forms must be submitted by 9:00am Monday 8 July 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org (with subject heading Cert IV scholarship) and/or faxed to 3630 7437 or posted to PO Box 929, North Lakes QLD 4509
For further information please contact - Paula Arro | Consumer/Carer Participation Coordinator