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    • Course code
    • Location
      Berwick , Frankston , In your workplace
    • Length
      Part Time

      2 years

      Full Time

      1 year

    • Commencing
      February, July
    • How to Apply
      Direct to Chisholm by selecting the "Apply now" button on the course page at chisholm. edu.au

    Certificate IV In Alcohol And Other Drugs

    Do you have an ambition to work within the health sector, assisting people with alcohol and drug problems?

    The Certificate IV Alcohol and Other Drugs will give you the foundation knowledge, skills and experience required, to consider possible employment options such as an alcohol and other drugs clinician, outreach worker and/or case manager.

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      This nationally recognised qualifcation delivered by Chisholm is designed to support candidates to discover their true potential within a professional learning environment combining flexible learning options, face to face delivery, online learning, on and off campus activities, workplace simulation and practical placement.

    • Possible job outcomes

        Outreach officer

        Alcohol and Drugs Advisor

        Case Worker

        Detoxification Worker

    • Sample units of study

      CHCCCS004 - Assess co-existing needs

      CHCAOD004 - Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drug issues

      CHCCCS014 - Provide brief interventions

      CHCPRP001 - Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

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

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

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

      HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety

      HLTAID003 - Provide first aid

      CHCCCS003 - Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide

    • Costs

      Maximum course tuition fee* (GST Inclusive):

      Government subsidised concession: $764.44
      Government subsidised: $3822.20
      Full fee: $13575.40

      Materials fee: $300.00  per year  (GST Inclusive)

      Student services and amenities fee**: $175.00  per year for government subsidised and full fee or $75.00 per year for government subsidised concession  (GST Inclusive)

      Ancillary fee: $25.00

      *The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
      ** Concession rate $75, but only if concession rates are applicable for this course.
      Check here to see if you are eligible for government-subsidised training. Training to eligible students is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding.

    Career Path

    Applying and Enrolling

    To enrol at Chisholm, you need to apply, and then be accepted. Procedures to apply for courses vary. A TAFE application may go through VTAC, for example. In other cases the application may be direct to Chisholm or through your employer or school. View the specific course page to find out how to apply.

    With a successful Chisholm application, in some cases,  you may need to attend an information session or submit a portfolio prior to completing your enrolment.

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