Is this course right for me?

This accredited qualification is aimed at anyone working across a variety of sectors, such as counselling, the health and social care sector, education, sport and recreation or community work, looking for an introductory level qualification in substance misuse.

Subjects covered include types of substances misused, signs, symptoms and their effects, reasons people misuse substances, misleading signs and symptoms, effects on society and gaining support and advice.

Entry requirements:

There are no prerequisites for this qualification, but candidates should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

This qualification is approved for delivery to the age ranges pre-16, 16-18 and 19+.

Delivery:

  • Tutorials

Assessment:

This qualification is assessed through use of a learner workbook and Candidate Assessment Pack.

Progression:

Other courses in the fields of Health and Social Care, Police and Public Services, Counselling