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Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

Date: 1st September 2020 9:00am
Location: Online Learning

Learn how you can support people in the community who are struggling with addiction to drugs and alcohol by combining practical work placement experience and online training.

This course will teach you how to assess, intervene, counsel and advocate for people struggling with addiction.

You will be equipped with the knowledge of how to provide a range of services and interventions to people with alcohol and other drugs issues and/or implement health promotion and community interventions delivering better outcomes for your clients.

"As a student of Eva Burrows College, I could not have been better supported. Both my trainer and Course Coordinator offered me the utmost support. They allowed me to build on my experience and contribute in ways I have not thought of before. If I consider advancing my education, Eva Burrows College would be my first choice."

Tony, Graduate of Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

Meet Jeramy, trainer and assessor for our Community Services and Alcohol and Other Drugs courses.

How will the course be delivered?

This course is delivered online via our Booth Online Learning Portal over an 18 month period.

What are the units offered?

17 units are to be completed successfully (12 Core Units and 5 Electives)

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

Meet the Trainer

Jeramy Nusco, Facilitator and Assessor, Advanced Diploma Community Sector Management, Advanced Diploma Leadership and Management, Diploma in Community Services (Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs), Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Jeramy has been working as lead practitioner for a Behaviour Support Service in NSW and ACT for 5 years. Simultaneously, he was teaching online in Community Services, Mental Health and Disability in a secondary role. During this time he supervised a team of practitioners delivering behaviour support to families and services across the state. Jeramy also trained all entry level staff in protective behaviours, positive behaviour support and restricted practices. Jeramy is working towards his 12th qualification relating to Social Sciences and Community Services.

What are the entry requirements?

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.

Learn more

Discover more details about the Certificate IV in Community Services here or contact us on 02 9502 5011.