Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

 
Qualification:
Certificate IV   NRT
Course no:
CHC43215-01V02
National code:
CHC43215
Start date:
Mon 17 Jul 2017
Tue 18 Jul 2017
 –   Loftus
 –   Ultimo
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  • Alcohol and Other Drugs course details

    Course description and aims

    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.

    ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
    If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

    Other Requirements

    WORK PLACEMENTS

    Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

    1. NSW HEALTH

    Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to
    • Meet NSW Health’s - Criminal Record Check requirements;
    • Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW Health;
    • Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

    For specific information regarding NSW HealthÂ’s requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at:
    http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

    2. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit: http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

    3. COMMUNITY AND CHILDRENÂ’S SERVICES

    Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of ChildrenÂ’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

    4. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

    STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm

    Course outcomes and careers

    Articulation

    Credit for Prior Learning
    If you already have skills and knowledge that are relevant to your course, you may be able to apply for credit through articulation, credit transfer or recognition of prior learning. To find out more about applying for credit follow this link

    https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/recognition-of-prior-learning

    This web page also provides information on how to use your existing TAFE NSW qualifications to undertake a higher level qualification at TAFE NSW (e.g. Cert II to Cert III, Cert III to Cert IV, Cert IV to Diploma, etc.)

    TAFE to University Many TAFE NSW courses offer you the opportunity to gain both vocational and university qualifications. To find out more about the pathways to higher education please follow this link

    https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/study-options/tafe-to-university

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

    Enrol at any location

    Loftus
    Ultimo
    Full Time
    Course start:
    Mon 17 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    1 Year
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    Attendance:
    20 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    $2320
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    $1990
    Course Fee:
    $7080
    Code:
    CHC43215-01V02-17SUT-078
    View details
    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday 21 June 2017 from 11:00am at Sutherland College, Loftus Campus, Rawson Avenue, building F, level 1, room F1.13

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class a week over 3 days per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday, Thursday and Friday; 9:15am to 3:45pm

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    RECOGNITION

    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Other Information:

    In addition to class time, you will need to do 120 hours of Workplace learning before the end of the course.

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    CHCCCS004Assess co-existing needs80
    CHCAOD004Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues135
    CHCCSM004Coordinate complex case requirements75
    CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships80
    CHCAOD009Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans75
    CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients100
    HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care25
    CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk30
    CHCGRP002Plan and conduct group activities70
    CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety25
    CHCAOD005Provide alcohol and other drugs withdrawal services150
    CHCCCS014Provide brief interventions75
    HLTAID003Provide first aid18
    CHCAOD006Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues70
    CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationships55
    CHCAOD001Work in an alcohol and other drugs context80
    CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically55
    CHCAOD002Work with clients who are intoxicated50
    CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40
    CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issues80
    Part Time Evening
    Course start:
    Tue 18 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    18 Months
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    Attendance:
    10 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
    $7080
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    $1990
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    $2320
    Code:
    CHC43215-01V02-17ULT-002
    View details
    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend this information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday 14th June at 10:00am at Ultimo Campus, Main Campus, 651-731 Harris Street, Building D, Level 4, Room D4.02.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 10 hours of class a week over 2 days per week, An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Tuesday and Thursday 5:30pm to 9:30pm

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    RECOGNITION

    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Other Information:

    In addition to normal class attendance you would need to do 8 hours of classes plus 120 hours of Workplace learning in the second and third semesters.

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    CHCCCS004Assess co-existing needs80
    CHCAOD004Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues135
    CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships80
    CHCAOD009Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans75
    CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients100
    HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care25
    CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk30
    CHCGRP002Plan and conduct group activities70
    CHCCCS014Provide brief interventions75
    HLTAID003Provide first aid18
    CHCAOD006Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues70
    CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationships55
    CHCAOD001Work in an alcohol and other drugs context80
    CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically55
    CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40
    CHCSOH001Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness85
    CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issues80

     

     

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