CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs
There are two types of training offered:-
1. The student is to be working in either the Mental Health (MH) or Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) services as a paid employee or volunteer.
Fee paying students. All learners are undertaking training within a regulated facility/ service.
Students will work autonomously.
• preferably possess a certificate IV qualification in one area
• or have a Bachelor of Nursing, Psychology, Social work or Occupational Therapist
or other suitable qualification
These courses are a mix of online, face-to-face or other electronic medium.
2. This program is suitable for learners who are unqualified and working in a community service environment or entering into a career in Mental Health. It is also suitable for those students who hold a certificate III in Mental Health or a community service qualification at a lower level who wish to upgrade their qualification.
Fee paying students.
All learners are undertaking training within a regulated facility/service.
It is expected that some groups will have low level skills in the area and will require the same level of training. This will be confirmed at the time of a LL&N assessment.
Depending on the setting, students may work under direct supervision or will work autonomously.
Sone courses require a First Aide certificate