Benefits of obtaining a Geelong-based Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

If you want a fulfilling career that focuses on helping others, our Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs is a great starting point at our Geelong campus.

The one-year course provides you with all the fundamental skills you need to begin a role as a case support or outreach worker, as well as many other careers.

Illicit drugs and alcohol can have a disastrous effect on people’s lives. But it’s not just the users who are hit hard – loved ones, friends and work colleagues can all be heavily impacted too. These substances can be poisonous to relationships and careers.

They also take a huge economic toll on our country, with researchers estimating that misuse of alcohol and illicit drugs carries a cost burden of more than $23 billion a year.

Experienced trainers

When it comes to our Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs Geelong students and those further afield will benefit hugely from our experienced trainers. At AGB Training, our team of trainers offers comprehensive support, information and skills to course participants. It’s about giving students a strong grounding in their chosen field so they can make a real difference in the community in the years to come.

Whether you are interested in health promotion implementation or community interventions, this course can help get your career started. It equips you will the skills you need to find work in a range of organisations including residential rehabilitation services and withdrawal services.

The course, offered in Geelong and other locations, is full time. While students spend two days a week in the classroom, they can expect to study for at least 35 hours every week. Study includes online activities, research, assessment tasks and reading. The course is a great pathway to further study including a Diploma in the same field.

If you would like to know more about our Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs taught at Geelong campus, please contact AGB Training today.