CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

The course covers health promotion, community interventions, withdrawal services, and support services ethical/legal parameters. Our innovative learning methods, including workshops and field trips, address the diverse nature of alcohol and drug abuse. You’ll learn to adopt a person-centred approach and work autonomously under guidance, with potential supervisory responsibilities.


Studying this course grants you access to Health and Community Services Trainers for continuous support. We collaborate closely with industry partners to ensure the qualification meets industry needs. Graduates of our nationally recognised Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs become job-ready, connecting with industry placements and opportunities.

CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

Igniting Passions, Transforming Futures

Comprehensive Training

Get specialised training to support individuals struggling with alcohol and drug dependency. Practical workshops enhance understanding.

Industry Alignment

Our nationally recognised Certificate prepares you to work under guidance with industry-aligned training for better job opportunities.

Career Opportunities

Make a positive impact on individual’s lives with valuable services for those with unique needs. Start a rewarding career by helping others.

Course Pathways

You will have the opportunity to engage in entry-level employment across various settings, including:


    1. Community Mental Health Organisations
    2. Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Organisations
    3. Residential Rehabilitation Services
    4. Outreach Services
    5. Withdrawal Services
Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

Entry Requirement

This course has no specific entry requirements. However, all students must complete the Language, Literacy, and Numeracy assessment and the Pre-Training Review. These assessments will help evaluate the suitability and relevance of the candidate for the course and identify any necessary support. Additionally, students must possess a White Card at the time of enrollment.

Nationally Recognised

Yes, this course is nationally recognized.

Work Placement / Industry Experience

Minimum of 120 hours that we can help you organise (working hours can be logged as placement hours for workplace students). A current Police Check and an approved Working with Children Check is required before undertaking Work Placement.

Course Duration

There are a total of 52 weeks in the schedule, which comprises both study and holiday periods. Specifically, 46 weeks are allocated for study, and 6 weeks are reserved for holidays.


If you are a Victorian resident pursuing classroom-based or blended training, you could qualify for financial assistance from both the Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding programs (formerly Skills First or the Victorian Training Guarantee). Discover your eligibility for Victorian Government Funding effortlessly using our convenient Eligibility Checker. Funded spots are limited, so applying promptly to secure your place is essential.

Delivery Mode

Classroom Based


Distance Learning


Career Opportunities


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Education Pathways

Which courses are available for your next study?

1. CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work

2. CHC52015 Diploma of Community Service

Core Topics Covered

Unit CodeUnit NameCore / Elective
BSBLDR502Lead and manage effective workplace relationshipsCore
BSBLDR511Develop and use emotional intelligenceCore
BSBMGT517Manage operational planCore
BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectivenessCore
BSBWHS521Ensure a safe workplace for a work areaElective
BSBLDR513Communicate with influenceElective
BSBCUS501Manage quality customer serviceElective
BSBRSK501Manage riskElective
BSBADM502Manage meetingsElective
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children’s play and learningElective
BSBHRM513Manage workforce planningElective
BSBADM506Manage business document design and developmentElective
BSBMGT403Implement continuous improvementElective
Don’t miss this opportunity to embark on a fulfilling journey that empowers lives. Enroll now and equip yourself with the knowledge, skills, and expertise to create lasting change.

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