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Mental Health

Are you interested in working in a rewarding and growing industry? Do you want to make a difference in someones life? Perhaps you could consider studying Mental Health. The Australian Government anticipates this industry to grow rapidly over the coming years.

Course Overview

This course provides student with the specialised skills and knowledge needed to work with people with complex needs in both community services and healthcare settings.

This course provides students with many different types of clients, run early intervention and health promotion programs, and research and apply evidence to your practice. These skills will be extremely helpful in a variety of career pathways. Students will also learn the required skills to advocate on behalf of people with complex coexisting mental health, drug, and alcohol issues. Should you wish to embark on a career in mental health industry, are looking to improve your current career the course framework ensures you will be getting the most out your studies.

Upon graduation, you will have the knowledge and skills you need to work as a mental health worker, Community Rehabilitation Worker, Mental Health Rehabilitation Worker, Support Worker, Community Support Worker.

Upon completion of this course, students may continue to gain additional skills in a bachelor degree in the mental health industry.

Diploma of Mental Health

Course Duration

12 – 24 months

Intake Dates

January, April, July & October


Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra


$8,000 – $10,000 per year

The Course Details

Graduate Outcome

Employment in the numerous occupation in the mental health industry including mental health counselors substance abuse councelors or behavioural health disorders is projected to grow 23 percent in the coming decade. This increase in growth is due to the increase in people who continue to seek addiction and mental health counseling services.

Job Forecast & Career Information

      • Youth Worker
      • Mental Health Worker
      • Family Outreach Employee
      • Drugs and Alcohol Worker/Councelor

Common Course Requirements


  • Students must have completed year 12 or higher
  • Students must have the English equivalent of IELTS 6, or be from a Native English speaking country

Get in Touch

Contact Information

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Email: info@pathwaytoaus.com


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2575 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, QLD, 4215

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Study Mental Health was last modified: June 24th, 2020 by Pathway to Aus