Vocational Education & Training


Turning Point is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 6948) and provides competency-based training and assessment opportunities to the Victorian AOD workforce.

This training is targeted at new employees to the Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) sector, currently employed in Department of Health (DH) funded AOD services.

Turning Point staff conducting the AOD competencies have both clinical experience and meet the training and assessment requirements as outlined in the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF).




Registrations are now open for the unit of competency CHCAOD006 Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues

If you are currently enrolled in the AOD Skill Set for 2024 please do not register for this unit of competency.

Before you register in the training and assessment, please consider:

We recognise it’s easy to register for training but often hard to turn up. There are limited spaces available (maximum is 25). If your circumstances change please cancel your registration by emailing [email protected] and make your spot available to someone else.

Selection Criteria

To enrol in a unit of competency you must work in a publically funded organisation in the Victorian Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) sector.

Contact Information

For more information once dates have been published, please contact Michelle Iannacone via [email protected]

Key Statistics

*Students satisfied or very satisfied with the overall delivery and assessment.
*Students would recommend this training to colleagues.                     


(Reference: *2023 Turning Point VET satisfaction surveys)

Our Partners

We work in collaboration with the following partners: