Chisholm Institute

Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

CHC43215

Berwick, Frankston

This foundation certificate prepares you for a support role in an outreach, rehabilitation or community program, providing care to clients with drug and alcohol problems.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs with Chisholm Institute

  • $3,822*

    + $445 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC), Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Berwick

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • Frankston

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • In workplace

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In workplace

    In workplace Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • $15,421*

    + $445 fees

  • Compare

  • Full price, Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Berwick

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • Frankston

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • In workplace

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In workplace

    In workplace Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

*Verified June 22, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Relevant work experience, 18 years old, Language literacy and numeracy, Police check, Interview, Working with children

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Payment Terms
For Payment Plans, the set terms of the direct debit agreements are either five months or 10 months, with the option of weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments. Additional charges will apply to students taking up this option, including a billing fee of 4.6 per cent of total course tuition costs and an administration fee of $10 (non-refundable).

Course Overview

Do you have an ambition to work within the health sector, assisting people with alcohol and drug problems?

This qualification reflects the role of entry level workers who provide services and interventions to clients with alcohol and other drugs issues and/or implement health promotion and community interventions.

Work in undertaken in contexts such as community based organisations, withdrawal services, residential rehabilitation services and outreach services under the guidance of other practitioners and professionals, with limited responsibility and within established parameters.

Graduates of the Certificate IV Qualification may be eligible for pathways to the Diploma and/ or the Bachelor of Community Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs

  • Case Worker (Community Services)
  • Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker
  • Detoxification Worker
  • Drug and Alcohol Community Support Worker
  • Drug and Alcohol Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker
  • Support Worker (Community Services)

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs with Chisholm Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 17 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

12 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
    CHCAOD001

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

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

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

  • Assess co-existing needs
    CHCCCS004

  • Provide brief interventions
    CHCCCS014

  • Use communication to build relationships
    CHCCOM002

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Work legally and ethically
    CHCLEG001

  • Work with people with mental health issues
    CHCMHS001

  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
    CHCPRP001

  • Provide first aid
    HLTAID003

Elective Units

5 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
    CHCCCS003

  • Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
    CHCCSM005

  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    CHCDIV002

  • Participate in workplace health and safety
    HLTWHS001

Course Provider

Located in South East Melbourne, Chisholm Institute is a government-owned TAFE with certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, bachelors and graduate certificate courses.

Chisholm Institute has specialist automotive, trades and business-based learning centres with campus locations in Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Wonthaggi, Rosebud, Frankston and Melbourne City.

Registered
1998
Courses
439
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

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