The participants for the CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs may be already working in a supporting or community role, or have a desire to assist in this field.
As a guide, entrants to this program may:
- have up to 1 year of experience with servicing the community
- hold a certificate II or III in a similar discipline
- complete an interview process with a designated Upskilled representative to ascertain suitability to the program and to review your current skills and experience, as this may allow you to move through the course more quickly
Participants who enter this course are from diverse backgrounds with a distinct interest and a willingness to support others in achieving positive personal outcomes through fulfilling helping capacity roles.
This qualification reflects the role of entry-level workers who provide services and interventions to clients with alcohol and other drugs issues and/or implement health promotion and community interventions. Work in undertaken in contexts such as community based organisations, withdrawal services, residential rehabilitation services and outreach services under the guidance of other practitioners and professionals, with limited responsibility and within established parameters.