Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHC43215)

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Course Description

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, communication and relationship building. Students learn the foundational information, techniques, procedures and practices needed to assess clients with alcohol or other drug issues, provide interventions, as well as review treatment plans.

The Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHC43215) is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Community Services Training Package.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Tafe

The Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHC43215) is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee

$3500

Average Duration

12 months

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Nationally Recognised Training

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Problem Sensitivity

Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you cannot solve the problem.

Psychology

You have a passion for the study of all aspects of behavior and mental processes.

Social Perceptiveness

Understanding why people react the way they do.

Outcomes

56.6% of people gained improved employment status after studying this course.

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Rehabilitation Counsellor$1,340 weekly pay
Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor$1,340 weekly pay

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Government Funding

Each state provides its own Government funding initiatives. Here is a list of funding initiatives that are available for this course.

ACT Skilled Capital

Skilled Capital is the funding program in the ACT to help students undertake Vocational Education and Training (VET). Skilled Capital gives students in the ACT access to high quality training to maximise employment opportunities.

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NSW Smart and Skilled

Smart and Skilled is the funding program in NSW for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Smart and Skilled provides financial assistance to help people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.

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WA Jobs and Skills

Jobs and Skills WA is the funding program in Western Australia for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Students can enrol in subsidised training across a broad range of industries including equity courses and foundation skills.

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