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Alcohol and Other Drugs Skill Set

Are you currently employed supporting individuals with alcohol and other drug issues? Then this training is for you!

Skill sets allow you to focus your learning and development in a particular subject area through a selection of targeted units of competency.

This nationally recognised skill set has been designed for individuals who:

  • hold a relevant qualification or equivalent skills (at Certificate III level or higher in Community Services, Health or related field)

or

  • who can provide evidence of substantial industry experience supporting individuals with alcohol and other drugs issues

To be awarded CHCSS00093 Alcohol and Other Drugs Skill Set, a student must successfully complete a total of four (4) units of competency, consisting of:

Units of competency

CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCAOD004 Assess needs of clients 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

Simulated Assessment

To achieve this skill set a student must demonstrate skills in a virtual simulated environment designed to reflect workplace conditions. This will be done via Zoom.

Learners will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for all successfully completed units.

When you study with genU Training, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen course. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Entry requirements

This nationally recognised skill set has been designed for individuals who:

  •  hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in Community Services, Health or related field

or

  • have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process

or

  •  have substantial industry experience, on the job training and development along with supervisor assessment of capacity

Study requirements

During your study, you will need to meet specific requirements that are necessary for you to complete your course work and be successful:

  • Students will need to demonstrate that they have the appropriate language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills
  • Effective communication, documentation and research skills
  • Access to digital technologies (e.g. laptop, desktop, tablet-computer and/or smartphone) with basic digital literacy skills.

Students undertaking a blended and/or online virtual training will require the additional digital skills and technologies:

Digital literacy skills Intermediate computer skills such as internet browsing, email, word processing, and presentation software

Workstation setup

    • Stable internet connection with suitable data plan
    • A laptop, desktop or a full size tablet / tablet-computer
    • Web camera / microphone
    • Smartphone with charger
    • Earphones / headphones / speakers
    • Printer (optional)
    • Have a quiet / non-interruptive space to complete their studies
    • Desk/table, comfortable chair, no tripping hazards and room to move around for assessment
    • Access to water/tea/coffee

Browser software – Access to one of the following internet browsers, available to download from:

Video conferencing software (Zoom) – Access to video conferencing software (Zoom), available to download from:

Please note: You will need access to turn your Web camera and microphone on, as required when using video conference

Important information

This skill set contains content, concepts and scenarios that some individuals may find distressing. Please consider your personal resilience and any potential emotional triggers when participating in this skill set.

What will you learn?

This skill set reflects the skill requirements for support workers providing services to clients with alcohol and other drug issues.

  • Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  • Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans.

Where could your skills take you?

What could you study next?


 

Fees – Victoria

Victorian residents may be eligible for government subsidised training in Victoria under the Skills First Program. Am I eligible?

Approx.
Tuition
Fee:
Concession Fee (Skills First Program) Standard Fee (Skills First Program) Fee For Service
$AUD 0.00 $AUD 0.00 $AUD 1,224.00

A statement of attainment will be issued upon successful completion of your course.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding for eligible individuals. We encourage students with a disability to access government subsidised training. There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.

genU Training offer CHCSS00093 Alcohol and Other Drugs Skill Set, in the following study modes and times:

Virtual (day or night) – Study with a mix of real time online instructor-led sessions via video conference and guided activities via the Learning Management System (eLearning).

Session delivery:

  • 1 session per week for 13 weeks approx, comprising of 10 x 3 hours virtual training sessions with self-paced essential learning between each session.

Session times:

  • Morning sessions from 9:30am – 12:30pm (AEST/AEDT)
  • Evening sessions from 6:00pm – 9:00pm (AEST/AEDT)

Time zones:  Virtual Training Room classes run on AEST/AEDT time zones 

Please select your preferred course location and date from the list below.

Click the Apply button and complete the online application. Once we receive your application, our Customer Enquiries Team will contact you to progress your application and advise of next steps. You can find out more about the application process here.

If you need support to complete your application, we are happy to help. Simply call 1300 582 687 or contact us online. 

Alcohol and Other Drugs Skill Set (Release 1)

Course Code:
CHCSS00093


Study Mode:
Virtual (day or night) via Zoom video conferencing.


Course Length
13 weeks approx. (1 day or night per week)