Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the CHC Community Services Training Package meet industry requirements for support workers providing services to clients with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drug issues.


This skill set is for workers with existing experience or qualifications in alcohol and other drugs, mental health or related fields seeking to broaden or deepen their skills.


The Alcohol and Other Drugs Co-existing Needs Skill Set consists of:

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals who:

• hold a qualification at Certificate IV level or higher in Alcohol and other Drugs, Mental Health or related field


• have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process


• have substantial industry experience, on the job training and development along with supervisor assessment of capacity.


These units provide credit towards a range of qualifications in the CHC Community Services Training Package, including the CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs.