This qualification is designed to prepare you for an entry-level role in the alcohol and other drugs sector, where you will provide services and interventions for clients experiencing drug and alcohol dependency.

The course will provide you with the skills, knowledge and experience to support people with alcohol and other drug (AOD) abuse problems and implement health promotion and community interventions.

Employment Opportunities

Employment-Opportunities-ic The welfare and community services sector is one of Australia’s fastest growing sectors and is expected to continue growing. (Job Outlook) Employment of drug & alcohol workers is predicted to grow much faster than the average for all occupations.
Growth is expected in addiction and mental health counselling services, as the potential positive effects of such programs are increasingly recognised, and as more of these programs are covered by health insurance policies.
Demand for drug & alcohol workers may increase as programs for counselling services for drug offenders are mandated.

*source: career hq- careers database

Employment pathways

This qualification could lead to your employment in the aged care industry in the following occupational titles

  • Drug and alcohol worker
  • Community support worker
  • Detoxification worker
  • Case worker
  • Family support worker
  • Outreach worker
  • Support worker

*If you are eligible for Skills First funding and decide to access your entitlement, the training will be delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Learn more about Skills First Funding click here.

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Please Note: All course information session and commencement dates are proposed dates and are subject to the numbers of students interested. Please always confirm the details of an information session with one of our office members before you attend.

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