Hader Institute of Education

Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

CHC43215Hader Institute of Education (RTO 45162)
Duration
Up to 12 monthsself-paced
Study mode
Online
Next start date
Anytime

Why study this course

  • Prepare for an entry level role in the alcohol and other drugs sector as a Community Support Worker, Detoxification Worker or Case Worker
  • Build the skills to provide interventions and services to people experiencing drug and alcohol dependency
  • Enjoy the flexibility to study online

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Roles related to this course: Drug and Alcohol Worker, Peer Worker, Case Manager, and Family Support Worker.

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 will need to:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have completed Year 12 OR a Certificate IV level qualification
  • Have suitable language, literacy and numeracy skills
  • Be capable of completing 120 hours or work placement in a suitable facility
  • Have sound computer skills
  • Have access to a laptop and 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:

  • Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drug issues
  • Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drug issues
  • Develop and review individual alcohol and other drug treatment plans
  • Assess co-existing needs
  • Use communication to build relationships
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Provide alcohol and other drug withdrawal services
  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations

Enquire with Hader Institute of Education or visit their website 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 Hader Institute of Education or visit their website 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, Hader Institute of Education 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.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

As part of this course, you will need to complete 120 hours of work placement. This can be done at one of Hader Institute's fully functioning rehabilitation centres.


Enquire with Hader Institute of Education or visit their website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

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Support and delivery

When you study with Hader Institute, you will:

  • Have an orientation and welcome meeting with a Learning Support Officer to ensure you have everything you need to successfully complete your studies
  • Learn from experts who all have years of experience in community services
  • Access support and guidance through Learning Support Meetings with trainers and a community Facebook group
  • Have the opportunity to gain real-world experience by completing your placement in Hader Clinic's fully operational rehabilitation centres

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Hader Institute of Education

Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other DrugsCHC43215

You may wish to discuss the following with Hader Institute of Education:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
  • Support with sourcing placements
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