Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (Release 2)


Our Version Number: Release 2

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Qualification Description

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.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


Mapping Notes Date
Supersedes CHC40412 - Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs This version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Change in packaging rules. Significant changes to core units.  05/Aug/2015


    Package Rules

    Total number of units = 17

    12 core units

    5 elective units, consisting of:

    • at least 3 units from the electives listed below
    • up to 2 units from the electives listed below, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome

    All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core Units - 12 required

Elective Units - 3 - 5 required

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