Diploma Alcohol and Other Drugs

Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Who is this course for?

The CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs would suit those want to help others in your community improve their lives and enjoy a rewarding career, consider studying the CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs. The Australian Government is putting more resources into this area and the number of professionals required to work in this field is expected to increase three-fold over the next decade.

This qualification ensures you have the necessary skills and knowledge to help those who are addicted to alcohol and drugs. The course covers aspects of Alcohol and Other Drugs intervention and strategies, referral, education and health promotion programs, supporting clients through the recovery process, and managing client relationships. Careers include roles as an Alcohol and Drugs Case Worker, Community Support Worker, Outreach Worker or Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker.

What will you learn?

You will learn how to provide services to clients with alcohol and other drugs issues. This includes; counselling, referral and promotion services.

Additionally, this course will teach you to communicate well with individuals addicted to drugs and alcohol and to assess their needs and develop programs to help them. You will cover aspects of alcohol and drug intervention and strategies, referral, education and health promotion programs, supporting clients through the recovery process, and managing client relationships.

Possible career opportunities

  • Case Worker
  • Community Support Worker
  • Drug and Alcohol Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Support Worker
  • Counsellor

Upcoming Programs

Name Enrolment Period Enrolment Period Cost
Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs - Wednesday Evenings - 2022-2023 27/04/2022 26/04/2023 $7,495.00



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