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  • Learning MethodOnline + Work Placement
  • IntakesNow Open
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationMax 18 Months
    120 HR WP

Course Overview

This online course is a Nationally Recognised Qualification in Alcohol and Other Drugs

If you want to listen to and help people who struggle with alcohol and drugs the Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs by Open Colleges is the course for you.

Topics covered in this online Alcohol and Other Drugs course include: Working in trauma care, working in an alcohol and other drugs context and many more. Please find a full list of subjects for this Certificate IV course further below.

At the completion of this course, you will be provided a Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs by Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd (Provider number: 90197).

Please Note: There is a 120 hour work placement requirement for this course.

Enquire now to start a rewarding career in Alcohol and Other Drug support work.

Job Outcomes

  • Alcohol and Drug Worker
  • Case Worker
  • Support Worker

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

  • 18 Years of age
  • Year 12 level of English
  • Physical Requirements
  • HLTAID003 to be completed at own cost as it’s not provided by Open Colleges


HLTAHA001 – Assist with an allied health program
CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCCOM002 – Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
BSBMED301 – Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems
HLTAAP002 – Confirm physical health status
HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCLEG003 – Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAHA010 – Assist with the development and maintenance of client functional status
HLTAHA016 – Support the fitting of assistive equipment
HLTAHA009 – Assist in the rehabilitation of clients
BSBINM301 – Organise workplace information
HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID002 – Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID003 – Provide first aid – Please note that this subject is not provided by Open Colleges. It will need to be completed at your own cost with a separate provider. 


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Fees for Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Open Colleges.

Always remember to enquire about any:

Government funding
Payment Plans

which may be available.

About the Institution

Open Colleges (RTO 90796) is an Australian education market leader with over 100 years of experience. Now an online learning market leader, Open Colleges has the tools and techniques to suit each individual.