Substance Misuse

Category:

Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse Awareness
Level 2 Award in Substance Misuse
Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse Awareness

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals who looking for an introductory level qualification in substance misuse. It is useful for learners working in a variety of sectors.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 20 hours and of this 13 are recommended as guided learning hours (GLH).

Topics covered

These include substances that are commonly misused and why, recognising possible signs of substance misuse, being aware of the social and personal effects of substance misuse andthe perceptions and responses to substance misuse.

Level 2 Award in Substance Misuse

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals who would like to increase their knowledge and gain a qualification in substance misuse.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 90 hours and of this 67 are recommended as guided learning hours (GLH).

Topics covered

These include understanding substance use/misuse, how to recognise and respond to substance use/misuse, the safe, sensible and social use of alcohol, options and interventions for those affected by substance use/misuse, understanding solvents and volatile substance abuse and blood-borne infections related to substance use/misuse.