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CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

This course will equip you to build relationships, and provide support services and counselling for people with alcohol and drug issues. You could provide a range of services and interventions to clients with alcohol and other drugs issues and/or implement health promotion and community interventions delivering better outcomes for your clients.

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid, is one of the core units in the course for which you are required to have a valid First Aid Certificate from an external provider. This unit will not be delivered as part of the program.

During this course, you must undertake regular work experience in an Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) work place. There is no set total number of hours required, however ongoing access is important, as some assessment tasks need to be assessed in the workplace by a suitable workplace supervisor.

This nationally recognised qualification is open to anyone studying in Australia.

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  • Duration12 - 18 Months
  • Date15 October 2018
  • Delivery ModeOnline
  • Trainer(s) Jeramy Nusco
  • FeesThis training is subsidised by the NSW Government for eligible NSW residents. If this is your first qualification, the fees will be $1990, while for the second or further qualification, the fee is $2320.

    For students who are ineligible for the subsidy or live/work outside of NSW the fee is $2320.
  • Smart and SkilledThis training is subsidised by the NSW Government.
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The CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs is a nationally recognised qualification and is subsidised by the NSW Government under its NSW Smart and Skilled program.

The training is suitable for entry level workers who would like to be equipped to provide services and interventions to clients with alcohol and other drugs issues and/or implement health promotion and community interventions. 

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with our course coordinator when you enrol.

The total number of units required for completion for the course is 17 units (12 core, 5 electives). Some assessment tasks will need to be completed in the work place.
One of the core units is HLTAID003 Provide First Aid. Students are required to have a valid First Aid Certificate from an external provider. This unit will not be delivered as part of the program.

The Salvation Army personnel may be eligible for finanacial assistance through the Course Assistance Board (CAB). Interested applicants should submit a signed CAB Form to cabcourse@aue.salvationarmy.org. All submitted CAB forms must be signed by the line manager/division to demonstrate the support of the applicant's department/corps/division. 

On graduation some of the career prospects could include work in service industries like:

- Community and personal services
- Health Care and social assistance
- Residential rehabilitation services
- Outreach services
- Community based services
- Withdrawal services

Core

  • CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

  • CHCAOD004 Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues

  • CHCAOD006 Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues

  • CHCAOD009 Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans

  • CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs

  • CHCCCS014 Provide brief interventions

  • CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships

  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

  • CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues

  • CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid

Elective

  • CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

  • CHCAOD002 Work with clients who are intoxicated

  • CHCAOD005 Provide alcohol and other drugs withdrawal services

  • CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities

  • CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues

For information on what you could study after graduating from this course email enquiries@ebc.edu.au or speak to our course coordinator on 02 9502 5012 who may be able to guide you.

 

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