Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHC43215)

Study the Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHC43215) with our industry trainers to receive a competitive qualification to further students in their future endeavours and enable them for eligibility in university credits. Star College Australia provide all students with the guidance and assistance they may require to reach your full potential. The Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHC43215) 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. Undertaking this course will allow students to advance their careers and provide them with the skills, knowledge and confidence to last a life time. 

Mode of Delivery 

Delivery of course consists of online, face to face, blended delivery models and RPL. Students are able to complete the Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs through the 6-24 month program.

Completion of this nationally recognised qualification will allow you to obtain a role as a manager or supervisor within a broad range of industries. Students undertaking this course will be guided through the following subject areas, learning the resource materials with the support of your dedicated trainer. 

  • Providing brief interventions 

  • Providing first aid 

  • Working legally and ethically 

  • Working with clients who are intoxicated 

  • Developing and maintaining networks and collaborative partnerships

  • Increased safety of individuals at risk of suicide 

Job Roles

Employment titles and roles that can come from the completion of this course varies across different industry sectors. Possible and relevant employment titles and roles that can come from this qualification include 

  • Community Support Worker

  • Detoxification Worker

  • Case Worker

  • Drug and Alcohol Worker

  • Family Support Worker

  • Outreach Worker 

  • Support Worker 

Entry Requirement 

There is no entry requirements for the Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHC43215).

Course Information 

Total number number of units = 17


CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCAOD004 Assess needs of client with alcohol and other drugs issues 
CHCAOD006 Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCAOD009 Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans 
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCCCS014 Provide brief interventions
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people 
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues 
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTAID003 Provide first aid 



CHCAOD002 Work with clients who are intoxicated
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations 
CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
CHCCDE002 Develop and implement community programs 
CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with coexisting mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues

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