The Australian Counselling Association (ACA) is a National progressive professional peak association of counsellors and psychotherapists with over 5,000 individual members

Professional Colleges

Alcohol & Other Drugs

To become a member of the Alcohol and Other Drugs College you must meet the following criteria of membership.

Level 1 Alcohol & Other Drugs Counsellor

  • Must be a minimum Level 1 ACA Member.
  • Must have completed an ACA Accredited Training Course in Alcohol & Other Drugs, or get Recognition of Prior Learning through a Training Provider of an ACA Accredited Training Course in Alcohol & Other Drugs.

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Level 2 Alcohol & Other Drugs Counsellor

  • Must be a minimum Level 2 ACA Member.
  • Must have completed an ACA Accredited Training Course in Alcohol & Other Drugs, or get Recognition of Prior Learning through a Training Provider of an ACA Accredited Training Course in Alcohol & Other Drugs.
  • Completed a minimum 1000-hours Alcohol and Other Drug counselling within a 2-year period.

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Level 3 Alcohol & Other Drugs Counsellor

  • Must be a minimum Level 3 ACA Member.
  • Must have completed an ACA Accredited Training Course in Alcohol & Other Drugs, or get Recognition of Prior Learning through a Training Provider of an ACA Accredited Training Course in Alcohol & Other Drugs.
  • Completed a minimum 3000-hours Alcohol and Other Drug counselling within a 5-year period.

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