For all support workers and care staff, or those aspiring to become one, this course will equip you with specialised knowledge in dealing with alcohol and other drug-related problems. Study the online CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs through Open Colleges and gain the transferable skills to work across a range of community services settings, including the mental health and youth work sectors.
Learn how to provide case management services, withdrawing and intervention activities and deal with mental health issues. With a focus on outreach work and community work, this course will teach you the skills to deal with clients facing drug-related health issues who are attempting to get their lives back on track.
Gain practical skills
This certificate includes a mandatory work placement of at least 120 hours, in order to acquire essential practical skills. You will be required to source your own placement with an organisation involved in the delivery of alcohol and other drug-related community services.