Hunter TAFE

Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

CHC43215

Hamilton

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 Hunter TAFE

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

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  • Hamilton

    • January 30, 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $1,990*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
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  • Hamilton

    • January 30, 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

*Verified January 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
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • 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 Hunter TAFE, 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.

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

  • Provide recovery oriented mental health services
    CHCMHS003

  • Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
    CHCMHS004

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

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    CHCPRP003

Course Provider

Hunter TAFE is one of the largest and oldest TAFE institutes in NSW. It's one of 10 large institutes that provide TAFE coverage across NSW, and offers vocational training and higher education to Australian and international students from 15 campuses throughout the Hunter.

It also provides a range of student services including careers, counselling, pathways and disability services. It also offers onsite accommodation at the Kurri Kurri and Muswellbrook campuses.

Campus locations include Belmont, Cessnock, Glendale, Gosford, Hamilton, Newcastle, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Muswellbrook, Ourimbah, Scone, Singleton, Tomaree and Wyong.

Registered
1998
Courses
675
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions