Scholarships for Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work

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 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.

This 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 (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

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