Alcohol and Other Drugs Training & Courses

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Alcohol and Other Drugs Training & Courses

Addiction has the power to destroy the lives of not only the addicted, but also the lives of other Australians who have deep or tangential relationships with the afflicted. You can help prevent or mitigate the consequences of addition and make an enormous impact in your community as a drug and alcohol counsellor. These alcohol and other drugs courses provide students with valuable training in first aid, counselling theory, relapse prevention and more that can help make a real difference.

Whether you already have experience in the health industry and want to enter a new area of the field or are looking for your first job in the sector, these courses can prepare you to be a worker who aids struggling people who need help dealing with dangerous sicknesses. You'll learn about different addictions and how to help provide assistance through interventions and other counselling, preparing you for jobs such as rehabilitation counsellor and alcohol and other drugs counselor.

Equip yourself with the skills, knowledge and compassion required to help addicts work toward escaping their substance abuse.

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Here are some potential career pathways within Alcohol and Other Drugs Training & Courses. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

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Popular Courses

There are 7 courses available for people who want a career in Alcohol and Other Drugs. These are the most popular courses.

CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work

A Diploma of Youth Work CHC50413 is perfect for students seeking a career supporting and mentoring young people. Students graduate with the skills and knowledge required to organise youth programs, activities, and events as well as assist youth in crisis or with mental health issues. The D...

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CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

A Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs CHC53215 is great for students seeking a career as drug and alcohol counsellors. This is a high-end qualification and students complete 22 units across workplace management and first aid, counselling, and providing add-on services like relapse prevention and p...

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CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

A Diploma of Mental Health CHC53315 is perfect for students seeking careers as community services workers supporting people with mental health issues. Students learn about working collaboratively, maintaining personal safety, helping people affected by drugs and alcohol, facilitating recovery, as...

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CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services

A Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015 is great for students seeking careers as community service workers. Students gain core interpersonal and relationship building skills as well as the knowledge to work legally and ethically in Australia. There is also scope within the qualification t...

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CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

The Diploma of Community Services is suitable for students seeking careers in community services, case management or social housing and delivering services to individuals, groups and communities. The Diploma qualification is divided into three specialisations, covering units of competency in Case...

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CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

The Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315) is for students wanting to work or volunteer providing support to people affected by mental illness or have a psychiatric disability. Students complete 15 units which focus heavily on foundation interpersonal skills such as building relationships, w...

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CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

The Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHC43215) is an entry level qualification for students wanting to work or volunteer providing services and interventions to clients with alcohol or drug issues. During the course, students complete 17 units with a lot of focus on interpersonal skills...

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