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.
Gov. subsidised (NSW), Payment plan
Additional fees may apply
April 4, 2017
Part time (6 months)
Blended Part time (6 months)
- Entry Requirements
Language literacy and numeracy
One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.
- Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
- Coursework, assessment
- Payment Terms
- Payment plans are available. They generally require a 25% deposit.
- 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)
To obtain a Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs with North Coast Tafe NSW, 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.
12 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.
Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues
Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans
Assess co-existing needs
Provide brief interventions
Use communication to build relationships
Work with diverse people
Work legally and ethically
Work with people with mental health issues
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
Provide first aid
5 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.
Elective Units for this course and provider may be changing. Check with provider before enrolling.
North Coast TAFE is part of TAFE NSW and is one of the largest regional training providers in Australia. It has over 45,000 students enrol per year into nationally recognised courses and training. It's purpose is providing high quality, personalised vocational education and training to build prosperity, sustainability and innovation.
It has campuses in Ballina, Casino, Coffs Harbour, Grafton, Great Lakes, Kempsey, Kingscliff, Lismore, Macksville, Maclean, Murwillumbah, Port Macquarie, Taree, Wauchope, Wollongbar
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