RMIT University (RMIT)

Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

CHC53215

Melbourne City

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 RMIT University (RMIT)

  • $4,500*

    + $294 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Melbourne City

    • TBA

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $10,250*

    + $294 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Melbourne City

    • TBA

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

*Verified June 27, 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
Yes

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.
  • 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 RMIT University (RMIT), 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

  • Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
    CHCCSL003

  • Coordinate complex case requirements
    CHCCSM004

  • Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence
    CHCDFV006

  • Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers
    CHCMHS006

  • Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs
    CHCMHS009

Course Provider

By choosing RMIT, you’re choosing a global university recognised for leadership and innovation in technology, design and enterprise.

RMIT offer you an education that will prepare you for success, expose you to new ideas and equip you with skills and knowledge to transform your future.

At RMIT you will learn how to make a positive and lasting impact in your community. Your degree will be supported by our international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education and quality research.

Registered
1995
Courses
208
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions