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CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Help break the addiction cycle.

CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Help break the addiction cycle.

If you want to help others in your community improve their lives and enjoy a rewarding career, you should consider studying the CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs. Alcohol and drugs dependency is a significant social problem and counsellors are in high demand. This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge so you can help others to break the dependency cycle.

Location

Perth Campus (JaSWA) OR
Online

Delivery method

Online OR
Face-to-Face (WA Only)

Workshops

5 Workshops Total

Workshop Locations

QLD - Salisbury

NSW - Seven Hills

WA - Perth CBD

VIC - Burwood

SA - St Mary's

ACT, NT, TAS - via. Video Conference

Pre Requisite(s)

N/A

course duration

12 months - 2 days a week

course cost

$10,300

Course Start Date

TBC

Government Subsidy Fees

Non-Concession - $6,485

Concession - No Concession Available

If you want to help others in your community improve their lives and enjoy a rewarding career, you should consider studying the CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs.

This qualification will ensure you can communicate well with individuals and are able to assess their needs and develop programs to help those who are addicted to alcohol and drugs. The course will cover aspects of counselling including promoting better health, rehabilitation and counselling those who have long-term addiction and encouraging people to make better life choices.

Assessments are by way of written assignments and have a practical component. You will receive dedicated trainer team support throughout your studies. To achieve this qualification, you will be required to complete a range of practical activities (simulation exercises) either online or face-to-face.

TrainSmart Australia will give you advance notice so you can make necessary arrangements to ensure you are able to participate in these workshops.

Learning is online or face-to-face over a 12 month period. You will be expected to complete practical activities through attending mobile workshops and in the workplace.

TrainSmart Australia will assess a student’s ‘academic suitability’ to ensure the student has the best chance of success. This is determined by either:

  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of an Australian year 12 certificate; or,
  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of a Certificate IV qualification (or above) that can be verified or,
  • The student completing the Core Skills Profile for Adults online assessment passing at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy.

Working in addiction and within alcohol and drugs can be a challenging and rewarding career path for those who have a passion for helping others. Careers include roles such as a Counsellor, Service Coordinator, Youth Liaison Officer, AOD Case Manager, or Support Worker.

Payment options & subsidies

The maximum tuition fee for this course is $10,300. Your fee payment options and available government subsidies are:

• Up front payment

VET Student Loans – Australian government income contingent loan which allows you to study now and pay later.
*VET Student Loans are subject to students meeting eligibility requirements. VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth.
Interest free payment plan – No deposit, no interest payment plans.
Study Loans – Flexible loan with payment options for up to 48 months.
Jobs and Skills WA (Perth Only) – Western Australian Government Subsidy.

JSWA funded course

If you are a permanent resident or an Australian citizen living in Western Australia, the JOBS & SKILLS WA Government subsidised total course fees for the CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs are; *

With a concession card – No Concession Available
Without a concession card – $6,485

For detailed information, please see our attached brochure or visit our Jobs and Skills WA Information Page here.*

*You must meet eligibility criteria to qualify. Additional fees may apply such as student services and resource fees. Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services and resource fees. This is a Western Australian government program. Online study method is not available through the Jobs and Skills WA program.

Complimentary Services and Career Guidance

Membership of the TrainSmart Australia student portal in which you will receive updates on class status, new facilities, promotions and social media updates.

For more information about the many benefits of learning with us including VET Student Loans, government funded courses in Perth and complimentary career guidance service, simply submit your details online or call now on 1300 855 517

Are you ready to start your new career with a CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs? Contact us today and speak with one of our friendly Career Advisors!

CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs UNITS OF COMPETENCY

Module 1: Workplace Management
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCMHS009 Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services
CHCPRP002 Collaborate in professional practice
HLTAID003 Provide first aid**
HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment
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Module 2: Counselling
CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCCSL003 Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
CHCCSL007 Support counselling clients in decision-making processes
CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
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Module 3: Provide AOD Services
CHCAOD007 Develop strategies for alcohol and other drugs relapse prevention and management
CHCAOD008 Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCAOD009 Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans
CHCAOD004 Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCAOD006 Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care
** Please note. This Unit: ‘HLTAID003 Provide first aid’ is trained and assessed
externally. Learners are expected to arrange and complete this unit themselves
at their own cost with another RTO or Training Organisation eg St John
Ambulance, and then apply for Mutual Recognition with TSA.

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