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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin Alcohol and other drugs knowledge centre Yarning Places

Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHC43215)



Target audience: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people interested in, or already working in the alcohol and other drugs sector

Course summary: The Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs is initially being offered to people who have completed the Certificate III in Community Services delivered by the Mental Commission. The training builds on knowledge and skills in responding to drug and alcohol issues and related harms in Aboriginal communities. In addition, the training provides information on mental health issues and co-occurring disorders. The program is made up of a range of learning strategies including training blocks and on-the-job learning which lead to a nationally recognised qualification. The program runs for a 12 month period which require four training blocks, all of which are one week long.

Fee payable: Not specified

Delivery mode: On site

Financial support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students: ABSTUDY travel and accommodation allowance is available for eligible non-metropolitan participants who are willing to apply.


Mental Health Commission
Strong Spirit Strong Mind Aboriginal Programs
1 Nash Street
Perth WA 6000
Ph: (08) 6553 0600


Last updated: 22 June 2017
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