ABOUT PROVIDER

Uniting RTO has provided training to industry workers since 2000. Our comprehensive training is practical, evidence-based and blended to meet the needs of students and industry. Training programs are developed and delivered by trainers with solid industry and training experience, regularly reviewed through industry consultation, latest research, evaluations and consumer input. Uniting offers nationally recognised training: CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health CHCSS00093 Alcohol and Other Drugs Skill Set HLTAID011 Provide First aid HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

26 Jessie St
Coburg VIC 3058
Ph: 03 9386 2876
Email: rto@vt.uniting.org
web:unitingvictas.org.au
Jun 06
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE 40116 (AOD contextualised)
clock Duration: 6 months
location Delivery Mode: Blended

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST ARE NOW CLOSED

This qualification (or the skill sets derived from units of competency within it) is also suitable preparation for those engaged in the delivery of training and assessment of competence in a workplace context, as a component of a structured VET program.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Course dates:

Starts Monday 6th June 2022, finishes Monday 5th December 2022

Workshop dates:

1. Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th June presentations, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

2. Thursday 30th June and Friday 1st July presentations, 9:00 am- 4:00 pm

3. Thursday 4th and Friday 5th August, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

4. Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd September, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

5. Thursday 6th and Friday 7th October, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

6. Thursday 13th and Friday 14th October, 9:00 – 4:00 pm

 

  • Training Type: Accredited
  • Topic: Training and Assessment
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group:
  • Location: 

    Blended (online and in-person) with mandatory workshops.

    Tutorials are available if required.

    Uniting:
    26 Jessie St
    Coburg VIC 3058

     

About this training:

Teach the next generation of AOD Workforce

Do you have knowledge and clinical skills in the AOD sector that you wish to pass on to other/future AOD workers?

By successfully completing this Certificate IV qualification, you will be able to apply your extensive industry experience to become a nationally recognised and qualified trainer in the vocational education and training (VET) sector.

During this training and assessment course, you will gain a range of critical skills including training design, delivery, and assessment. You’ll learn to design and develop learning programs and assessment tools, and use training packages and accredited courses. Additionally, you’ll learn to plan, organise, facilitate, and deliver training in the workplace for both individuals and groups.

This qualification contains the following units:

  • TAEDES401 – Design and develop learning programs
  • TAEDES402 – Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs
  • TAEDEL401 – Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
  • TAEDEL402 – Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
  • TAEASS401 – Plan assessment activities and processes
  • TAEASS402 – Assess competence
  • TAEASS403 – Participate in assessment validation
  • TAEASS502 – Design and develop assessment tools
  • TAELLN411 – Address adult language, literacy, and numeracy skills

As this training is at a Certificate IV level, hours of study, both self-paced and in the classroom are much higher and students can expect to commit anywhere from 490 – 700 hours to complete this qualification.

Information Session:

An information webinar will be held Thursday, 7th April, 10:00 am – 11:00 pm.  Click here to watch the video.

How to apply:

Please create your Elevate! account first and/or sign in to enrol.

Enrolment to TAE40116 is by an Expression of Interest (EOI) process from Friday 8th April. When you click on the ENROL NOW button you will be directed to the EOI form. You will need to complete this form to be considered for this course.

Uniting will contact you to arrange an interview.

Provider: Uniting

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for this course includes having a minimum of 3-5years of current industry experience in the field of vocation you would like to train, and a qualification in the field of vocation equivalent or above in the area you wish to train.

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

ABOUT PROVIDER

Uniting RTO has provided training to industry workers since 2000. Our comprehensive training is practical, evidence-based and blended to meet the needs of students and industry. Training programs are developed and delivered by trainers with solid industry and training experience, regularly reviewed through industry consultation, latest research, evaluations and consumer input. Uniting offers nationally recognised training: CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health CHCSS00093 Alcohol and Other Drugs Skill Set HLTAID011 Provide First aid HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

26 Jessie St
Coburg VIC 3058
Ph: 03 9386 2876
Email: rto@vt.uniting.org
web:unitingvictas.org.au
Mar 24
24/03/2022 CHCMHS013 Implement Trauma Informed Care
clock Duration: See dates and classes below
location Delivery Mode: Blended

This training is now full

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Course start date: 24th March, 2022

Online training dates:

Course induction:
Thursday 24th March, 10:00 am

Introduction session:
Friday 25th March, 1:00 pm

Workshop 1:
Wednesday 20th April, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Workshop 2:
Friday 22nd April, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Weekly Tutorials are available as per request

 

  • Training Type: Accredited
  • Topic: Trauma
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: All
  • Location: 

    Blended delivery

    Online – theory

    Face to face workshops:

    Moreland Hall
    26 Jessie St
    Coburg Vic 3058

About this training:

 If you do not have an Elevate! account, you will need to create your account first. Every time you wish to enrol in training, you will need to sign in.

Click on login or signup button at the top right of your screen.

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This unit provides skills and knowledge required to promote trauma-informed care, and to develop strategies to address people’s specific trauma needs. Trauma-informed care involves providing services that are informed by the knowledge and understanding of the impact of trauma, in particular, interpersonal violence and varying service practice to reduce the likelihood of re-traumatisation.

This unit applies to working with people with mental illness in a range of community services work contexts.

Provider: Uniting

Eligibility Criteria

Once you have registered and enrolled online you are encouraged to download the learner manual and commence your course online activities. Most of the theory based questions are multi-choice and true/false with some written submissions.

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

ABOUT PROVIDER

Uniting RTO has provided training to industry workers since 2000. Our comprehensive training is practical, evidence-based and blended to meet the needs of students and industry. Training programs are developed and delivered by trainers with solid industry and training experience, regularly reviewed through industry consultation, latest research, evaluations and consumer input. Uniting offers nationally recognised training: CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health CHCSS00093 Alcohol and Other Drugs Skill Set HLTAID011 Provide First aid HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

26 Jessie St
Coburg VIC 3058
Ph: 03 9386 2876
Email: rto@vt.uniting.org
web:unitingvictas.org.au
Apr 04
04/04/2022 CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
clock Duration: 2 months
location Delivery Mode: Blended

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish relationships, clarify needs, and then work collaboratively with people who are living with mental health issues, It is applicable to support workers in contexts outside the mental health sector, who come into contact with people with mental health issues where services and support provided are not mental health specific.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

4th April – 31st May 2022

Workshop Day 1: 5th May (face to face) *may change to online face to face
Workshop Day 2: 6th May

Weekly 1-hour tutorials (online)

  • Training Type: Accredited
  • Topic: Mental Health
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: Adult
  • Location: 

    Online with workshop days held at 26 Jessie Street, Coburg (TBC)

About this training:

CHCMHS005: Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues is a collaborative, interactive, course for educators and people working with others who have mental health issues. It will help by providing information, problem-solving skills, and tools they need to successfully manage their consumers and clients.  The skills learned may avoid complications, through informed decision-making, and engaging consumers in healthy behaviours.

 

 

Provider: Uniting

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has worked with at least 3 people with mental health issues in ways that support individual empowerment and recovery through:

  • use of communication techniques
  • provision and adaptation of services to meet particular needs

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

ABOUT PROVIDER

The Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is Australia’s largest, youth-specific community service organisation. Operating since 1998 as Victoria’s flagship Youth AOD service, YSAS now employs over 350 skilled staff across 19 sites in metropolitan and regional Victoria. While the prime focus of YSAS remains on effective Youth AOD Treatment and sector leadership, the organisation also has extensive experience in providing young people and families with services that support improved mental health and improve meaningful community participation.

Level 1/ 131 Johnston St
Fitzroy VIC 3065
Ph: 03 9415 8881
Em: reception@ysas.org.au
web: ysas.org.au
Sep 20
Youth AOD: 2-day Single Session Family Consultations
clock Duration: 2 Days
location Delivery Mode: Blended

Enrolments Now Open

This workshop provides skills in facilitating productive and efficient family meetings where resource building and meeting the developmental needs of young people are central.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Day 1: Tuesday 20th September 9:30am – 4:30pm  Online

Day 2: Wednesday 21st September 9:30am – 4:30pm Face to face

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Family
  • Priority Population: Youth
  • Age Group: Youth
  • Location: 

    Day 1: online

    Day 2: In person
    Save the Children
    Ground Floor Training room
    33 Lincoln Square South
    Carlton VIC 3053

About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link below and complete the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au

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The 2-day training is provided in a blended format with both in-person and self-paced online learning. This workshop provides skills in facilitating productive and efficient family meetings where resource building and meeting the developmental needs of young people are central. Particular attention is given to the process of negotiating when and how to bring family members together to ensure the primary relationship between the young person and the practitioner is maintained.

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe the rationale and practice principles underpinning Single Session Family Consultations (SSFC) and its place within a comprehensive response to families
  • Unpack the conceptual and practical contributions of Single Session Thinking and Family Consultation to the model
  • Outline and consideration of key tasks in convening an SSFC
  • Describe and demonstrate the key stages of SSFC with young people
Provider: YSAS

Eligibility Criteria

This training is open to Youth AOD workers.

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19  Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

ABOUT PROVIDER

Odyssey House Victoria has more than 30 years of experience providing alcohol and other drugs (AOD) treatment services in Victoria. Part of Odyssey’s remit is to provide AOD workforce development through its activities as an enterprise based registered training organisation – trading as Odyssey Institute (RTO 20995).

Odyssey House Victoria Head Office
660 Bridge Rd
Richmond VIC 3121
Em: trainer@odyssey.org.au
Ph: 03 9420 7600
web: odyssey.org.au
Oct 24
CHCSS00093 Alcohol and Other Drugs Skill Set
clock Duration: 4 Months
location Delivery Mode: Blended

ENROLMENTS NOW FULL - TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITLIST, PLEASE EMAIL: ELEVATE@VAADA.ORG.AU

This program reflects the skill requirements for professionals providing services to clients with alcohol and other drugs issues.  The Skill Set consists of all four units of competency. Enrolment into individual units of the skillset is also accepted.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

TBC

  • Training Type: Accredited, AOD Skill Set
  • Topic: AOD Intake & Comprehensive Assessment, Case Work, Harm Minimisation, Harm Reduction, Treatment
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: Adult
  • Location: 

    Scheduled online sessions

About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link and fill in the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au

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REGISTRATIONS OPEN

This program reflects the skill requirements for professionals providing services to clients with alcohol and other drugs issues.
The Skill Set consists of all four units of competency that make up the AOD skillset:

  • CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  • CHCAOD004 Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHOAOD009 Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans
  • CHCAOD006 Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues

The AOD Skill Set consists of four competencies and is delivered over a period of 20 – 32 weeks dependent upon student needs and experience.  Enrolment into individual units of the skillset are also accepted.

Provider: Odyssey House Victoria

Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.
Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

ABOUT PROVIDER

Odyssey House Victoria has more than 30 years of experience providing alcohol and other drugs (AOD) treatment services in Victoria. Part of Odyssey’s remit is to provide AOD workforce development through its activities as an enterprise based registered training organisation – trading as Odyssey Institute (RTO 20995).

Odyssey House Victoria Head Office
660 Bridge Rd
Richmond VIC 3121
Em: trainer@odyssey.org.au
Ph: 03 9420 7600
web: odyssey.org.au
Apr 29
29/04/2022 CHCSS00093 Alcohol and Other Drugs Skill Set
clock Duration: 4 Months
location Delivery Mode: Blended

**THIS TRAINING IS NOW FULL**

This program reflects the skill requirements for professionals providing services to clients with alcohol and other drugs issues.  The Skill Set consists of all four units of competency. Enrolment into individual units of the skillset is also accepted.

To enrol:

You must login to your Elevate account to enrol into this training. If you do not have an account, click Sign Up in the top right corner and follow the instructions to activate your account then come back to this training to complete enrolment.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Friday 29th April – 22nd October 2022

 

  • Training Type: Accredited, AOD Skill Set
  • Topic: AOD Intake & Comprehensive Assessment, Case Work, Harm Minimisation, Harm Reduction, Treatment
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: Adult
  • Location: 

    Scheduled online sessions

About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for this training will become live on the 14th February.  To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link and fill in the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au****

This program reflects the skill requirements for professionals providing services to clients with alcohol and other drugs issues.
The Skill Set consists of all four units of competency that make up the AOD skillset:

  • CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  • CHCAOD004 Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHOAOD009 Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans
  • CHCAOD006 Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues

The AOD Skill Set consists of four competencies and is delivered over a period of 20 – 32 weeks dependent upon student needs and experience.  Enrolment into individual units of the skillset are also accepted.

Provider: Odyssey House Victoria

Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.
Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

ABOUT PROVIDER

Uniting RTO has provided training to industry workers since 2000. Our comprehensive training is practical, evidence-based and blended to meet the needs of students and industry. Training programs are developed and delivered by trainers with solid industry and training experience, regularly reviewed through industry consultation, latest research, evaluations and consumer input. Uniting offers nationally recognised training: CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health CHCSS00093 Alcohol and Other Drugs Skill Set HLTAID011 Provide First aid HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

26 Jessie St
Coburg VIC 3058
Ph: 03 9386 2876
Email: rto@vt.uniting.org
web:unitingvictas.org.au
Feb 01
01/02/22 CHCAOD005 – Provide alcohol and other drugs withdrawal services
clock Duration: 2 Months
location Delivery Mode: Blended

Register your Expression of Interest to study CHCAOD005. This accredited unit covers all elements on how to provide support and assistance to people going through the process of withdrawing from alcohol, tobacco or other drugs, including combinations of these. It is aimed at workers who currently work with clients going through alcohol and other drugs (AOD) withdrawal in residential or non-residential settings following established withdrawal guidelines.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Weekly Zoom tutorials from 1st February 2022

Live Zoom workshops: 15th & 16th March 2022

  • Training Type: Accredited
  • Topic: Withdrawal
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: Adult
  • Location: 

    Zoom

About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link below and complete the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au

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This accredited unit covers all elements on how to provide support and assistance to people going through the process of withdrawing from alcohol, tobacco or other drugs, including combinations of these.

This unit is aimed at workers who currently work with clients going through alcohol and other drugs (AOD) withdrawal in residential or non-residential settings following established withdrawal guidelines.

UPDATE: This unit was previously planned to be delivered in a blended format with some classes being face to face.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this training now will be delivered completely online via weekly tutorials via Zoom and comprise two full days of Zoom workshops on the 15th and 16th of March.

Provider: Uniting

Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.
Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

ABOUT PROVIDER

Uniting RTO has provided training to industry workers since 2000. Our comprehensive training is practical, evidence-based and blended to meet the needs of students and industry. Training programs are developed and delivered by trainers with solid industry and training experience, regularly reviewed through industry consultation, latest research, evaluations and consumer input. Uniting offers nationally recognised training: CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health CHCSS00093 Alcohol and Other Drugs Skill Set HLTAID011 Provide First aid HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

26 Jessie St
Coburg VIC 3058
Ph: 03 9386 2876
Email: rto@vt.uniting.org
web:unitingvictas.org.au
Mar 07
07/03/2022 CHCSS00093 Alcohol and Other Drugs Skillset
clock Duration: 4 Months
location Delivery Mode: Blended

**THIS TRAINING IS NOW FULL**
Register your expression of interest now for all four units in the Alcohol and Other Drugs Skill Set CHCSS00093, delivered by Uniting.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

CHCAOD001 – Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
Starts: 7th March + workshops

CHCAOD004 – Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
Starts: 12th April + workshops

CHCAOD009 – Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans
Starts: 10th May + workshops

CHCAOD006 – Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues 
Starts: 6th June + workshops

  • Training Type: Accredited, AOD Skill Set
  • Topic: AOD Counselling, AOD Intake & Comprehensive Assessment, Harm Minimisation, Treatment
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: Adult
  • Location: 

    Blended Online Learning as well as some face to face workshops held at 26 Jessie Street, Coburg

About this training:

The four units listed below are included in the CHCSS00093 Skill Set for AOD workers. This training:

  • Provides skills and knowledge required to establish and work with; philosophy and values of the alcohol and other drugs (AOD) sector.
  • Conduct assessments of (AOD) clients to determine eligibility, service requirements and referral needs.
  • To establish treatment goals and to develop and evaluate individual treatment plans to meet those goals.
  • Conduct and monitor intervention strategies to address (AOD) issues. Interventions would be ongoing and be conducted under the guidance of a supervisor.

Units of competency:

  • CHCAOD001 – Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  • CHCAOD004 – Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHCAOD009 – Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans
  • CHCAOD006 – Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues
Provider: Uniting

Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.