Open Colleges

Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs / Certificate IV in Mental Health

CHC43215 / CHC43315Open Colleges (RTO 90796)
Duration
Up to 24 monthsself-paced
Study mode
Online
Next start date
Anytime

Why study this course

  • This dual qualification will prepare you to provide assistance to people struggling with alcohol, drug and/or mental health issues, and tailor treatment to help them improve their life
  • Develop a holistic understanding of both mental health and addiction by learning how they interact, and how one can lead to the other
  • Complete 160 hours of work placement to gain real-world skills

Open Colleges offers this qualification in association with Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd (Provider number: 90197). The testamur will be issued by Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd.

Recognition

This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualifications Framework

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

However, you must be at least 18 years of age and have regular access to the internet.

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn to:

  • Use communication to build relationships
  • Assess co-existing needs
  • Work in trauma informed care
  • Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
  • Establish recovery oriented mental health services
  • Provide brief interventions
  • Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans
  • Promote and facilitate self advocacy

Enquire with Open Colleges to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Open Colleges to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Open Colleges can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Enquire with Open Colleges to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Support and delivery

When you study online with Open Colleges, you will have access to:

  • A Student Support Team who are available via phone, live chat and email to help with any administration issues. They can provide assistance with enrolment, updates on your course progress and help with work placement queries.
  • A Learning Support Team made up of former teachers, trainers and academics who can provide study tips and tricks, advice on research strategies and help you use OpenSpace, your online campus
  • Academic assistance from your trainers who are available to help with any course content questions and will provide feedback on your assessments
  • Career support via a range of resources including resume tips, a career change guide, quizzes and information on career pathways

Find out more about this course

Open Colleges

Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs / Certificate IV in Mental HealthCHC43215 / CHC43315

You may wish to discuss the following with Open Colleges:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)

Submit an enquiry direct to Open Colleges.

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Open Colleges

Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs / Certificate IV in Mental HealthCHC43215 / CHC43315

Submit an enquiry direct to Open Colleges.