Workforce Development

Workforce development and training opportunities for people working in the alcohol and other drug sector in Western Australia.

Upcoming Training and Workforce Development Opportunities

 MHC Strrong Spirit Strong Mind Aboriginal Programs - Certificate III Community Services

The Strong Spirit Strong Mind Aboriginal Programs (SSSMAP) team is offering Aboriginal people the opportunity to enrol in the CHC32015 Certificate III Community Services course run by the Mental Health Commission.  This is a nationally recognised program that runs over a 12 month period.

If you are supportive of your staff participating in the CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services training, please ensure that both participants and organisations complete the The SSSMAP team are seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI). Please download and complete the pdf Strong Spirit Strong Mind Cert III Community Services 2020 Application Form (823 KB) .
 and return to the SSSMAP team by Thursday 12 December 2019.

For further information, please contact the Strong Spirit Strong Mind Aboriginal Programs. Call Sharene Kocsis on (08) 6553 0250 or Wayne Flugge on (08) 6553 0565, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or fax  (08) 6553 0400.


SMART Recovery Australia - BeSMART Family & Friends Training
Wednesday 6 November 2019
9.30am - 5pm
1 Nash Street, East Perth
Cost: $449.24 (inc GST)
Be SMART Training is suitable for those who have already completed SMART Recovery Facilitator Training. Using many of the same techniques, Be SMART empowers people who are affected by the addictive behaviour of their loved ones to develop effective coping strategies and find a sense of fulfilment in their own lives. Be SMART provides participants with tools to challenge unhelpful responses, improve communication skills and focus on their own self-care.  

Register here at SMART Recovery Australia. For more information, please contact (02) 9373 5100 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Mentoring Adolescents
Tuesday 19 November 2019
9.30am – 4.30pm
West Leederville
Cost: $220 per person – includes light lunch

This is a course for those who work with adolescents which includes teachers, case workers and volunteers.

Bookings are required. Please phone 6164 0200 to enrol. For more information about our courses and workshops, please visit


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WANADA provides information about training and workforce development through our e-newsletter FYI.


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