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Undergraduate Certificate of Mental Health
Develops your knowledge and skills in responding to mental health needs - from understanding mental illnesses, to different perspectives in mental health services, through to strategies for successful treatment and recovery.
Undergraduate Certificate of Health Care Essentials
Whether you’re caring for family, looking to start your career in the care sector, extend your practice, or move into a senior role, this course will provide you with the latest knowledge about care and safety.
Undergraduate Certificate of Aged Care Health Essentials
If you’re interested in caring for older people, this course will equip you with knowledge and understanding of key areas of health, safety and well being that impact those in your care.
Why choose Monash?
Apply for Undergraduate Certificate of Health Care Essentials
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Frequently Asked Questions View
What are the entry requirements?
To be accepted into these undergraduate certificates, you must meet Monash University's minimum age (17 years old) and English language requirements.
You must have also completed an Australian or International qualification, as outlined on this page.
What are the fees?
For the 2023 and 2024, this course is free (there are no fees payable by students for units they complete in 2023 and 2024). The course has Commonwealth Supported Places, and Monash University is providing a study grant to cover the Student Contribution Amount. To be eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place, you must;
- be an Australian citizen, who will complete some of your course of study while resident in Australia; or
- be a New Zealand citizen, who will be resident in Australia for the duration of your unit(s) of study; or
- be a permanent visa holder, who will be resident in Australia for the duration of your unit(s) of study.
- have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) prior to the first census date (for new enrolments from 1 January 2021)
- have sufficient Student Learning Entitlement available (for new enrolments from 1 January 2022)
- meet the completion rate requirements (for new enrolments from 1 January 2022)
- not undertake more than 2 years' worth of higher education study in 12 months, unless your provider has assessed you as capable of taking on a higher study load.
How much time will I need to invest in each unit?
On average, you will need to dedicate about 3-6 hours per week (in your own time) to complete each unit. So if you enrol in 2 units each Semester, you will need to study for 6+ hours to absorb the content, and complete the assessments.
What are the assessments?
The course content is delivered via videos, reading and some forum discussions. Assessments include quizzes and short written assignments.
What are the semester dates for 2023 and 2024?
2023 Semester 2 Teaching Dates 24 Jul – 20 Oct
2024 Semester 1 Teaching Dates 26 Feb – 24 May
2024 Semester 2 Teaching Dates 22 Jul – 18 Oct
Can I enrol in more than one of these courses?
It is recommended students complete two units per semester of one course. If you complete the four units of one course successfully then you can look to undertake another undergraduate certificate course.
Can I use this course as a stepping stone to a Bachelor degree?
Successful completion of these courses can be used to apply for other courses at Monash University such as the Bachelor of Health Sciences.