Enhance your career prospects in the health and community sector

Put your compassionate nature to good use by supporting people with alcohol and drug addiction to live productive and fulfilling lives.   Gain the skills and knowledge required to provide a range of services and interventions to clients with alcohol and other drugs issues and/or implement health promotion and community interventions.



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 may take place in a range of contexts such as community based organisations, residential rehabilitation services, withdrawal services and outreach services under the guidance of other practitioners and professionals, with limited responsibility and within established parameters.


Job titles may include:

- Case Worker Community

- Support Worker Detoxification Worker

- Drug and Alcohol Worker

- Family Support Worker

- Outreach Worker

- Support Worker

Practical Placement

This course includes an integrated work placement component of a minimum of 80 hours. We organise the practical placement for students enrolling in this course.     

It is required that our students undergo a National Police Check prior to commencing the practical placement. Practical placement may not be possible if a check that is carried out contains adverse outcomes. In this instance, you may not be able to complete your qualification and your employment opportunities may be affected. If you are aware of, or concerned about anything that may appear on a Police Check, please discuss this at your enrolment interview.

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Offered at this site:


Level 2, 54-58 Wells Street


This training is delivered with funding from the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments. Eligibility criteria apply or training is offered on a fee for service basis. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. RTO Code: 3621