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Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs



Target audience: People in the Northern Territory (NT) who work with clients experiencing alcohol and other drug (AOD) related issues, and other complex care issues

Course summary: This course, offered via RMIT University, is offered as a traineeship as part of the NT Government User Choice Program. This qualification, consisting of 17 units of competency, will provide healthcare workers with the experience required to work with clients with AOD issues, as well as provide health promotion and community interventions. Work is undertaken in contexts such as community based organisations, withdrawal services, residential rehabilitation services and outreach services, under the guidance of AOD practitioners and professionals.

Fee payable: Yes

Delivery mode: On site (Katherine or Alice Springs)

Financial support for Indigenous students: This course is offered as a traineeship as part of the NT Government User Choice Program. Through Australian Apprenticeships NT organisations may be entitled to incentives up to $4,000 per eligible worker. To access the funding under the User Choice Program, the applicant must:

For further information regarding financial support, please contact the Program Coordinator via the contact details below.


Chris Walters
AOD Program Coordinator
Ph: (03) 9925 8268
Mobile: 0401 484 222

Anthony Graham
Manager, Industry Engagement and Partnerships
Ph: (03) 9925 4411
Mobile: 0429 139 294


Last updated: 27 June 2017
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