Chisholm Institute

Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

CHC53215

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Berwick, Frankston

This diploma qualification equips you with practical skills including intervention, referral, advocacy and health promotion to help people with drug and alcohol addiction.

There are multiple ways to study Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs with Chisholm Institute

  • $6,149*

    + $510 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC), Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • In workplace

    • July 2017

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

    • In workplace

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

  • 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)

  • $6,773*

  • Compare

  • Gov. subsidised (VIC), Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Online

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (18 months)

    • Online

    Online Full time (12 months), Part time (18 months)

  • Online

    • October 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (18 months)

    • Online

    Online Full time (12 months), Part time (18 months)

  • $12,040*

  • Compare

  • Full price, Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Online

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (18 months)

    • Online

    Online Full time (12 months), Part time (18 months)

  • Online

    • October 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (18 months)

    • Online

    Online Full time (12 months), Part time (18 months)

  • $14,860*

    + $510 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
Check with Provider

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
Work Placement
400 hours
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

Expand your career options and help those in need

Are you inspired and want to expand your career opportunities in the mental health and alcohol and other drug industry? The Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs will assist you to make a difference in this challenging environment. It will complement learnings in the Certificate IV and expand employment prospects within the industry.

This qualification is accredited by Australian Community Workers Association.

  • Alcohol and Other Drugs Community Rehabilitation Worker
  • Assistant Community Health Worker
  • Assistant Community Services Worker
  • Assistant Community Worker
  • Case Worker (Community Services)
  • Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker
  • Drug and Alcohol Community Support Worker
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker
  • Outreach Officer (Alcohol and Other Drugs)
  • Youth Alcohol and Other Drugs Worker
  • Mental health support worker

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of 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 22 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

16 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Provide systems advocacy services
    CHCADV005

  • 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 strategies for alcohol and other drugs relapse prevention and management
    CHCAOD007

  • Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
    CHCAOD008

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

  • Assess co-existing needs
    CHCCCS004

  • Establish and manage client relationships
    CHCCOM006

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

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

  • Work effectively in trauma informed care
    CHCMHS007

  • Research and apply evidence to practice
    CHCPOL003

  • Collaborate in professional practice
    CHCPRP002

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    CHCPRP003

  • Provide first aid
    HLTAID003

Elective Units

6 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
    CHCCSL001

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

  • Confirm client developmental status
    CHCDEV001

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

  • Provide community focused health promotion and prevention strategies
    CHCEDU001

  • Implement trauma informed care
    CHCMHS013

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
525
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions