Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work (Consumer)

Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work (Consumer)

Orygen as an RTO

Orygen is now a licensed Registered Training Organisation (RTO). An RTO accreditation means Orygen is a recognised and approved provider and assessor of vocational training by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). ASQA is the Australian regulator of the vocational education and training sector.

RTO accreditation allows Orygen to use our world-leading research, clinical expertise and resources to create and deliver high quality education in the field of mental health.

Our team of committed trainers are equipped to provide students with quality education, guidance and support to help them achieve rewarding and fulfilling careers in mental health.

RTO provider 45923.

CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work (Consumer)

Who should apply

The Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work is designed for workers with lived experience to obtain a nationally recognised qualification in mental health.

What you'll learn

Over a 10-month period, students will learn and gain skills in:

  • providing consumer mental health peer work
  • applying evidence-based mental health frameworks, standards and practices
  • working with people from diverse backgrounds, including First Nations people
  • work health and safety in the mental health sector.

The course is made up of interactive virtual workshops, online self-paced learning and an 80-hour placement. The supervised placement is a key part of the course and will allow you to apply your skills in the real world.

On completion, graduates will receive a nationally-accredited qualification.

Orygen's RTO student handbook provides more information about enrolment, training and assessment, the student code of conduct and our policies.

Read the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work (Consumer) course outline to learn about the entry requirements, units of competency, course structure and other information.

Information session

View a recorded information session video below to learn more about the course and the enrolment process.


Applications for the September 2023 intake have now closed.

If you've applied to enrol, we'll let you know the outcome of your application by Tuesday 22 August.

Scholarship applications

If you've applied for a scholarship we'll let you know the outcome of your scholarship application by Tuesday 22 August.

If you have any questions contact us on 0460 432 745 or email [email protected].