Wellbeing Support Short Course is made of two units of competency as part of the nationally recognised course CHC42315 Certificate IV in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care. The Chaplaincy Essential units are designed to provide you with a working knowledge of responding to a range of client needs including clients who present with mental health issues.
These two units are recommended study for those who have a community or related qualification and want to update their currency and/or are wanting to gain employment as a chaplain or well-being support worker in schools.
NTS requires you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy mini test prior to enrolment to demonstrate that you can apply yourself to this level of study.
CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
These two units of competency are studied over a 3-month period. Your individualised Training and Assessment Plan will include assessment submission deadlines to assist you to keep on track within the time frame allocated. Should you have challenges completing within the allocated time frames, extensions are available on request. You will find this information in the Student Handbook.
Your training and assessment resources are stored in our online platform called ‘Cloud Assess’ and can be accessed when you are connected to the internet. This flexibility helps to fit your study around your work and family commitments whilst remaining within your allocated time frame. You can also print the online resources if you prefer a hard copy learning guide.
You will have access to our online resource library which includes articles and video links to enhance your learning experience and assist you in your research on the topics you are studying.
We have specific training and assessment pathways for both learners who are employed or who volunteer in the community services sector through to learners who have no experience in working in the community. On application you will be asked to nominate your preferred pathway to enable us to develop your Training and Assessment Plan with your work and lived experience in mind. You can also apply for Recognition of your Prior Learning (RPL) or request a Credit Transfer if you have completed a specific unit previously. This is explained in depth in the Student Handbook.
For each unit of competency, you will be asked to complete a range of assessment tasks that will demonstrate your knowledge and skills on the topic being assessed. These tasks may include questions, written reports, case study analysis, workplace examples and practical demonstrations of your skills. The practical demonstration of your skills will often involve you role playing a scenario that simulates a particular role in the workplace.
On submission of your assessment tasks, we aim to provide you with feedback within 5 working days. This time frame may be extended during school holiday periods.
On enrolment, you will be allocated a qualified trainer with current experience in the community services sector. Although this course is delivered online, we offer a range of opportunities for you to engage with your allocated trainer. You can ask questions and gain clarification around the content of the course or the assessment tasks. You can also request further training on challenging concepts and how they apply in real life situations. This support can be through a phone call, face to face (depending on your location) or via video link up.
In addition, each learner has the opportunity during the application process to identify any learning barriers or challenges hindering their successful completion of the course and discuss further support options with a member of the training staff.
You will need to have a device to access the internet and a camera for videoing your roleplay assessments. You will also need an email address where we can send you instructions and updates on your studies. Further information about this is in the Student Handbook.
Full Fee $450
Payment Options are available and can be selected on application.
If you are applying to enrol in the Wellbeing Support Short Course as an online student, we can accept your application any time throughout the school year. If you are enrolling into face to face training, the commencement dates will be provided to you on application.
Yes, you can call National Training Solutions on 1300 161 844, Monday to Friday 9 am to 4 pm. Our staff will be on hand to take your call and may also refer you to an industry trainer who can answer questions on the course content.
How can I apply?
To apply for this course please click on the Apply Now button and you will be emailed the Application Form, Student Handbook and the Course Guide. You may also apply over the phone by calling NTS on 1300 161 844.
Please read the course information in conjunction with the Application Form and Student Handbook.
As a Registered Training Organisation (91497), we comply with the government’s quality standards. We conduct regular audits to ensure we keep this accreditation and deliver the level of training you deserve.
CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs and CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues units are both nationally recognised in Australia.