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Learn how to help others afflicted by drugs and alcohol

If you are motivated to work with people experiencing alcohol and drug dependency, this course will give you the foundation knowledge, skills and experience required to make a difference to their lives.

Your teachers are experienced and highly skilled professionals currently working in the alcohol/other drugs and complex care sector. The course combines workshops and field trips along with simulated assessments, in our brand new consulting facilities to gain practical experience at our Berwick and Frankston campuses.

Throughout the course, you will develop the knowledge and skills required in the sector, working with people experiencing alcohol and other drugs issues.

On completion, you may work in entry-level roles in the alcohol and drugs sector in community-based organisations, withdrawal services, residential rehabilitation services and outreach services under the guidance of other practitioners and professionals, with limited responsibility and within established parameters.

When you graduate, you may choose to pathway into other areas of study such as mental health and youth work.


TIMETABLE
Full time: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday - 9am to 4pm

Course code
CHC43215
On campus
Frankston, Berwick
Online
Not available Online
International
Not available for International students
Length
Full Time, 12 months.
Start dates
8 Feb 2021