CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs
This qualification reflects the role of owrkers who work under broad supervision and guidance and provide services to clients with alcohol and other drug issues. These workers require high level specialist knowledge, skills and competencies especially with regard to laws affecting clients, the range of seervices available to them and health issues related to alcohol and other drugs use and misuse.
- Alcohol and Other Drugs Community Rehabilitation Worker
- Case Worker (Community Services)
- Community rehabilitation and support worker
- Mental Health Outreach Worker
- Mental Health Support Worker
- Assistant Community Service Worker
- Youth Alcohol and Other Drugs worker
It is expected that students will have appropriate language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the training and assessment requirements. Prior to commencing this course, students may be asked to participate in a language, literacy and numeracy assessment.
All students must be willing to participate in mandatory work placement of a minimum of 157 hours and this will require a working with children clearance. Students will seek their own work placements and clear guidance will be provided.
CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services
CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCAOD004 Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCAOD006 Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCAOD007 Develop strategies for alcohola nd other drugs relapse prevention and management
CHCAOD008 Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and other drug issues
CHCAOD009 Develop and review individual alcohola nd other drugs treatment plans
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCPRP002 Collaborate in professional practice
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
CHCAOD003 Work with clients who are intoxicated
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCAOD005 Provide alcohol and other drugs withdrawal services
CHCCSM004 Coordinate complex case requirements
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
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You can apply for RPL if you have the knowledge and skills gained through work, formal study, volunteering, informal or formal training, social activities or general life experiences. If you feel that you may qualify for RPL, please contact our office for further information about the process to demonstrate your experience and knowledge.
Enrolment Fee $400.00 (non refundable)
Course Fee $7,900.00
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) $180.00 per unit
Students are responsible for the purchase of text book/s relevant to this qualification. Payment plans are available.
- Course learning and assessment material (excluding text books)
- Coffee and Tea
- Certificate upon successful completion
This qualification comprises 22 Unit of Competency (subjects). Units of competency can either be:
- Core Units - units you must complete as part of the qualification, and
- Elective Units - Alana Kaye has chosen the elective units that we know are most beneficial and relevant to the majority of our students.
The CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs has 16 core units and 6 elective units to creat this qualification.