CHC43215 & CHC43315

Dual Qualification: Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs and Certificate IV in Mental Health

Dual Qualification: Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs and Certificate IV in Mental Health

This online Dual Qualification: CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs and CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health from Open Colleges equips you with skills across community services areas including AOD, mental health and the youth sector.

This course teaches you how to help clients implement strategies and treatment plans that can support their rehabilitation and manage their illness or addiction. You will develop the knowledge and people skills to work with clients of all ages and socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. 

Work Placement

Gain practical training with a minimum of 160 hours of work placement. 

Enquire about this course today, and take your first steps towards a rewarding and fulfilling career helping others.

CHC43215 & CHC43315 Open Colleges Career FAQs

in partnership with Integrated Care & Management Training (ICMT)
  • Qualification:
    Certificate IV
  • Study mode:
    Online
    Workplace
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Max 24 months
  • Start date:
    Enquire Now Enquire Now for upcoming start dates
  • Awarded by:
    ICM Training (RTO: 90197)
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Rehabilitation Counsellor | Community Worker | Family Support Worker | Disability Support Worker | Community Support Worker | View All

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Course Rundown

This online Dual Qualification: CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs and CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health from Open Colleges equips you with skills across community services areas including AOD, mental health and the youth sector.

This course teaches you how to help clients implement strategies and treatment plans that can support their rehabilitation and manage their illness or addiction. You will develop the knowledge and people skills to work with clients of all ages and socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. 

Work Placement

Gain practical training with a minimum of 160 hours of work placement. 

Enquire about this course today, and take your first steps towards a rewarding and fulfilling career helping others.

Open Colleges lets you believe in yourself and pursue the career of your dreams.

Eligibility

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

Age requirement:

  • You will need to be at least 18 years old.

English requirements:

  • Successful completion of English to Year 12 level; OR
  • Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate III level or higher; OR
  • 2 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

Computing:

  • You will need a reliable computer and an internet connection as well as basic computer skills.

Physical requirements:

  • Learners must be reasonably physically fit, as the role may involve a variety of tasks that require a moderate amount of physical activity, such as providing direct assistance to clients with daily living and assisting clients with mobility.
  • Learners undertaking unit HLTAID003 Provide first aid requires learners undertaking Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) continuously for a minimum of 2 minutes while kneeling on the floor.

Mental health skills

During work placement you will be responsible for providing support and services to individuals and families experiencing mental health issues. This may include confidential individual, family, supporting families dealing with mental health issues, working with clients who have complex needs and working with children and young people experiencing abuse. It is important that you are able to work cooperatively in a team, act with cultural sensitivity, be accepting of diversity and be non-judgemental.

In this community services course, the subjects you will study include:

  • CHCCOM002 - Use communication to build relationships
  • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
  • CHCMHS007 - Work effectively in trauma informed care
  • CHCCCS004 - Assess co-existing needs
  • CHCMHS005 - Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCAOD001 - Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  • CHCCCS003 - Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
  • CHCMHS004 - Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in work health and safety
  • CHCMHS002 - Establish self-directed recovery relationships
  • CHCMHS003 - Provide recovery oriented mental health services
  • CHCMHS011 - Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
  • CHCMHS008 - Promote and facilitate self advocacy
  • HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
  • CHCCCS014 - Provide brief interventions
  • CHCAOD006 - Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHCAOD002 - Work with clients who are intoxicated
  • CHCAOD004 - Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHCAOD009 - Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans
  • CHCMHS001 - Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCPRP001 - Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

Open Colleges has been helping Australians realise their potential for over 125 years, and they're now one of Australia's leaders in online education. In the last decade alone, they've helped over 450,000 students gain the skills to launch, change or take the next step in their careers.

When you study with OC, you’ll graduate with a nationally recognised qualification that’ll help you find work across Australia. Their nationally recognised courses are designed by vocational experts, and you’ll learn job-ready skills from industry specialists.

Online learning is all about flexibility, so they’ve designed their learning platform to be as flexible as possible. It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you can access it anytime you want. It’s designed to work around your lifestyle, not the other way around, so you can easily fit your study in with your other commitments.

The common misconception is that studying online means that you’re studying alone, but at Open Colleges, they take great pride in the superior support provided to their students. They make it easy for you to get support when you need it with their student support team available Monday to Friday via email, phone and Live Chat and on the weekends, via Live Chat (when available). They’re here, in tandem with trainers and assessors, to make sure you’re supported the whole way through your course, from the time you enrol right through to your graduation.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive two nationally recognised and accredited qualifications, CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs and CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health from Open Colleges, awarded by Integrated Care and Management Training.

This dual course provides you with the qualifications and skills to make a real difference in people’s lives and is your ideal pathway to a career in social and community services.

Curious about where a career in mental health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Open Colleges offers flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable.

Choose to pay in full and save 10% on course fees, or opt for a 50/50 plan where you can pay half of your fees upfront and the balance as a payment plan. 

Enquire now to find out about other payments plans that can work for you. 

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