TAFE Queensland North

Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

CHC53215

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

  • $5,500*

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    • Self paced (18 months)

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    Online Self paced (18 months)

*Verified June 23, 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.
  • 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 TAFE Queensland North, 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.

  • Work with clients who are intoxicated
    CHCAOD002

  • Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
    CHCCSL003

  • Coordinate complex case requirements
    CHCCSM004

  • Provide community focused health promotion and prevention strategies
    CHCEDU001

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

  • Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
    CHCMHS011

Course Provider

TAFE Queensland North provides vocational training and higher education across North Queensland. With 17 campuses, it’s one of six large regional colleges and covers more of the sunshine state than any other TAFE.

Learning is through in-class, online or blended delivery. Courses are available to Australian students as well as international students who may be looking to study in one of Australia’s more unique and interesting locations (reef, desert, rainforest).

Campus locations include Atherton, Bamaga, Bowen, Burdekin, Cairns, Cairns, The Whitsundays, Charters Towers, Cloncurry, Ingham, Innisfail, Mount Isa, Normanton, Palm Island, Thursday Island and Townsville.

Registered
1998
Courses
335
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions