CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs – Release 2

Obtain a nationally-recognised genU Training qualification and learn to assist people with alcohol and other drug issues. Consistent with industry requirements, this course equips you with the skills and knowledge in preparation for providing services and interventions to clients.

Course Code CHC43215
Course Length 11 months (day course) or 15 months (night course)
Study Mode Classroom delivery

Course Overview

Under the guidance of professional trainers with extensive practical experience, develop foundation skills and knowledge to:

  • Implement health promotion and community interventions
  • Use communication to build relationships and develop networks and partnerships.

Develop your knowledge in preparation for working in community-based organisations, withdrawal services, residential rehabilitation services and outreach services under the guidance of other practitioners and professionals.

Career opportunities

  • Rehabilitation support worker
  • Outreach worker
  • Family support worker
  • Drug and alcohol support worker
  • Case worker

Learning pathways

  • CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health
  • CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work
  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Placement recommendations

It is recommended that learners complete a minimum of 80 hours of work placement while undertaking this course.


genU Training has three Tuition fee levels. The fee you pay depends on whether you qualify for government subsidies.

Skills First Program (SFP) Concession Skills First Program (SFP) Fee For Service
$AUD 77.28 $AUD 386.40 $AUD 4379.20

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.

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