Course Info

Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

National Course Code: CHC53215


The nationally accredited Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs equips you to provide counselling, referral and health promotion services to clients experiencing issues with alcohol and other drugs. Empower people to address their social and health issues and embark on their recovery journey.


Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans
  • Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • Use communication to build relationships
  • Provide first aid


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Patience and resilience
  • A non-judgemental nature
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • The ability to solve complex problems
  • Collaboration skills
  • Values of inclusion and diversity
  • Empathy, patience and the ability to empower others


Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally accredited qualification at Diploma level
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Alcohol and other drugs community rehabilitation worker
  • Community rehabilitation and support worker
  • Mental health outreach worker
  • Drug and alcohol community support worker
  • Outreach officer (alcohol and other drugs)
  • Youth alcohol and other drugs worker


Take your career further with:

  • Bachelor of Community Services with TAFE NSW Degrees


This course is currently available at 1 campus location across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • VET Student Loans Available
  • On campus
  • Full Time
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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Mount Druitt (Advanced Entry): Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 20 Jul 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

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