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.
This qualification will provide you with a pathway to CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services, CHC53315 Diploma of Alcohol and other Drugs, and CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management.
You are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review prior to enrolment to identify competencies you have previously acquired and to ascertain your suitability and appropriateness for this qualification. The Pre-Training Review is designed to ensure we can help you participate in and successfully attain your desired learning outcomes.
Mandatory requirements – There are no mandatory requirements for this qualification.
Suitability requirements – There are no suitability requirements for this qualification.
Materials, equipment and resources – You will need access to a computer with Internet.
Prior to commencing workplace experience, you must obtain a current Victorian Working with Children Check. You may also be required to provide other clearances, such as a satisfactory Police Check (within 6 months’ currency). You are required to undertake a minimum of 80 hours of workplace experience through work placement/employment in a relevant community service delivery setting. A PTA workplace deed needs to be approved by PTA before you can start workplace experience.
To successfully complete CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs you must complete the following units of competency.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||C/E||Stream||PR/CR|
|1||CHCAOD001||Work in an alcohol and other drugs context||C||-||-|
|2||CHCAOD004||Assess needs of client with alcohol and other drugs issues||C||-||-|
|3||CHCAOD006||Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues||C||-||-|
|4||CHCAOD009||Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans||C||-||-|
|5||CHCCCS004||Assess co-existing needs||C||-||-|
|6||CHCCCS014||Provide brief interventions||C||-||-|
|7||CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships||C||-||-|
|8||CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||C||-||-|
|9||CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||C||-||-|
|10||CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues||C||-||-|
|11||CHCRPR001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships||C||-||-|
|12||HLTAID003||Provide first aid||C||-||-|
|13||CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients||E||-||-|
|14||CHCCCS003||Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide||E||-||-|
|15||CHCCSM004||Coordinate complex case requirements||E||-||-|
|16||CHCMHS002||Establish self-directed recovery relationships||E||-||-|
|17||CHCMHS005||Provide services to people with coexisting mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues||E||-||-|
LEGEND C = Core E = Elective PR = Pre-requisite CR = Co-requisite * = unit has pre-requisite/s