Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Workforce Development

This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It reflects the role of 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:

Year 12 or equivalent; or mature background


22 units: 16 core; 6 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and other drug issues; Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans; Assess co-existing needs; Establish and manage client relationships; Work with diverse people; Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues; plus more. Elective: Establish and confirm the counselling relationship; Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills; Facilitate the counselling relationship and process; Support counselling clients in decision-making processes; Work with carers and/or families in complex situations; Coordinate complex case requirements; plus more.

Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burnie - 10 Wilson Street
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Established in 2006, Workforce Development is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Code: 60103) which provides accredited training and related courses to students in Australia. Workforce Development offers 18 courses across 4 study fields. Workforce Development courses are offered in 1 location. You can view their campus locations by clicking on the campus tab. If you would like to learn more about Workforce Development you can use the contact form listed on our page.

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