This diploma qualification equips you with practical skills including intervention, referral, advocacy and health promotion to help people with drug and alcohol addiction.
Additional fees may apply
Self paced (18 months)
Online Self paced (18 months)
- Entry Requirements
- Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
- Coursework, assessment
- 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
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.
16 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.
Provide systems advocacy services
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 strategies for alcohol and other drugs relapse prevention and management
Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans
Assess co-existing needs
Establish and manage client relationships
Work with diverse people
Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
Work effectively in trauma informed care
Research and apply evidence to practice
Collaborate in professional practice
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Provide first aid
6 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.
Work with clients who are intoxicated
Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
Coordinate complex case requirements
Provide community focused health promotion and prevention strategies
Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers
Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
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.
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