Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs
Our highly experienced faculty at Web Opti Mark Training deliver basic comprehensive training that will equip you with a range of specialised knowledge, skills, procedures and expertise to lend a hand to individuals struggling with alcohol and drug dependency, implement health promotion and community interventions. Here you will also be taught how to provide withdrawal services, along with ethical and legal requirements of working in the alcohol and drug-related support services. Insightful learning methods including workshops and field trips are so designed by our experts to consider and comprehend the heterogeneity of alcohol and other drug abuse. Workers promote a person-centered approach, often work autonomously under the broad guidance of practitioners with limited responsibility and within defined parameters, and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.
Studying this course at Web Opti Mark Training will enable you to access our Health and Community Services Trainers for committed team support all through your learning journey. Web Opti Mark Training works closely with its industry partners to ensure that this vocational qualification is aligned to industry needs. Our graduates of this nationally recognised Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs get job ready to interact and acquire placements with industry connections. If you have a caring and empathetic personality, want to make a positive impact in people’s lives and wish to provide valuable service to those with complex and unique needs, then stepping into this sector is the right choice for you.
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 approved Working with Children Check is required before undertaking Work Placement.
- Classroom Based
- Distance Learning
52 weeks including holidays
(46 weeks of study and 6 weeks of holidays)
You will be able to work in entry-level jobs in a range of contexts such as:
- Community mental health organisations
- AOD organisations
- Residential rehabilitation services
- Outreach services
- Withdrawal services
Example job titles include:
- Case worker
- Community support worker
- Detoxification worker
- Drug and alcohol worker
- Family support worker
- Outreach worker
- Support worker
There are no entry requirements for this course, however students are required to undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre -Training Review. This will assist to determine candidate’s suitability and relevance for the course and identification of any support required.
Student requires White Card at the time of enrolment.
- Early Childhood Educator
- Early Childhood Director
- Family Day Care Provider
What could you study next?
- CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work
- CHC52015 Diploma of Community Service
FUNDING, ELIGIBILITY AND COURSE FEE
Victorian residents who undertake classroom-based or blended training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding (Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited, so be sure to make a timely application!
This course has 17 units of competency:
- 12 core units
- 5 elective units