The 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.
The nationally recognised qualification is open to anyone studying in Australia.
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- Duration12 - 18 Months
- Date15 October 2018
- Delivery ModeOnline
- Trainer(s) Bernie Muendel | Gerard Byrne | Kianna Spicer
- FeesFees may be different for students studying from NSW and other states. Depending on whether it is the first or later qualification, students studying from NSW may be eligible for subsidies under the NSW Smart and Skilled program. For a first qualification the fees will be $1990 while for the second or further qualification, the fee is $2320.
For students studying from other states in Australia and for those not eligible under the NSW Smart and Skilled program the fee will be $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).
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 email@example.com. 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
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
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
CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services
For information on what you could study after graduating from this course email firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to our course coordinator on 02 9502 5012 who may be able to guide you.