CHC43215 & CHC43315 Dual Qualification: Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs and Certificate IV in Mental Health

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Open Colleges
  • Awarded by
    Integrated Care & Management Training (ICMT) (RTO 90197)
  • Qualification
    Certificate IV
  • Study Mode
  • Course Cost
    Upfront Payment: $4,232 OR Payment Plan: Weekly Instalments of $81.09 (plus $100 deposit)
  • Duration
    Self-paced; max 24 months
  • Payment Option
    Payment planUpfront payment
  • Duration
    Self-paced; max 24 months
  • Start Date
    Anytime – start today!
  • Location
  • Career Outcomes
    Rehabilitation Counsellor | Community Worker | Family Support Worker | View all

overviewCourse Overview

This online Dual Qualification: Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs and Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43215 & CHC43315) from Open Colleges equips you with skills across community services areas including AOD, mental health and the youth sector.

This course teaches you how to help clients implement strategies and treatment plans that can support their rehabilitation and manage their illness or addiction. You will develop the knowledge and people skills to work with clients of all ages and socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Enquire about this course today, and take your first steps towards a rewarding and fulfilling career helping others.

Work Placement

Gain practical training with a minimum of 160 hours of work placement. 

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Open Colleges lets you believe in yourself and pursue the career of your dreams.

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learnWhat You'll Learn

In this community services course, the subjects you will study include:

  • CHCCOM002 - Use communication to build relationships
  • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
  • CHCMHS007 - Work effectively in trauma informed care
  • CHCCCS004 - Assess co-existing needs
  • CHCMHS005 - Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCAOD001 - Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  • CHCCCS003 - Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
  • CHCMHS004 - Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in work health and safety
  • CHCMHS002 - Establish self-directed recovery relationships
  • CHCMHS003 - Provide recovery oriented mental health services
  • CHCMHS011 - Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
  • CHCMHS008 - Promote and facilitate self advocacy
  • HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
  • CHCCCS014 - Provide brief interventions
  • CHCAOD006 - Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHCAOD002 - Work with clients who are intoxicated
  • CHCAOD004 - Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHCAOD009 - Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans
  • CHCMHS001 - Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCPRP001 - Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

Why study withWhy Study With Open Colleges

Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. All courses are delivered by correspondence, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.

As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

Where will it lead meWhere Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive two nationally recognised and accredited qualifications, Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHC43215) and Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315) from Open Colleges, awarded by Integrated Care and Management Training.

This dual course provides you with the qualifications and skills to make a real difference in people’s lives and is your ideal pathway to a career in social and community services.

  • Rehabilitation Counsellor
  • Community Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Community Support Worker
  • Case Worker
  • Outreach Worker
  • Detoxification Worker
  • Disability Services Instructor

How much will it costHow Much Will It Cost?

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $81.09 per week
  • $100 deposit

Payment Option 2: Pay in full when you enrol and save up to 20% on your course fees

  • $4,232 upfront payment

Pre-requisitesWhat You'll Need To Get In

To be eligible for this course applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Successful completion of English to Year 12 level; AND
  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age; AND
  • Basic computing skills; AND
  • Basic Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

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