Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

IKON Institute of Australia

This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It applies to workers who work under broad supervision and guidance and provide services to clients with alcohol and other drugs issues. They can provide counselling, referral and promotion services. These workers require high level specialist knowledge, skills and competencies especially in regard to laws affecting clients, the range of services available to them and health issues related to alcohol and drugs use and misuse.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

22 units: 16 core; 6 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Provide systems advocacy services; Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues; Work in an alcohol and other drugs context; Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues; Work with diverse people; Establish and manage client relationships; Work effectively in trauma informed care; Develop strategies for alcohol and other drugs relapse prevention and management; plus more and electives.

Further information:

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or more of the following electives is recommended: Work to empower Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities; Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 03581E

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Adelaide No info Yes Full time
Bowen Hills No info Yes Part time
Bowen Hills No info Yes Full time
Victoria Park No info Yes Part time
Victoria Park No info Yes Full time
Melbourne No info Yes Part time
Melbourne No info Yes Full time
Adelaide No info Yes Part time
The IKON Institute of Australia is a Registered Training Organisation specialising in the delivery of Art Therapy, Counselling, Youth Work/Community Services, Integrative Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy nationally recognised qualifications. Delivering training in Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart and Byron Bay, the IKON Institute aims to create a difference through experiential learning, and for its graduates to continually develop their potential.

Provider CRICOS: 03581E

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