This qualification will enable you to develop knowledge and understanding of substance misuse and its potential effects on individuals and others. It is aimed to provide a general understanding of substance misuse to support within a job role.
This course may be useful to those studying or working in the following sectors: Counselling, Childcare, Education, Housing, Sport and Recreation, Community Work, Youth Work and Voluntary.
There are no specific requirements for this qualification however you may
find it helpful if you have already achieved an Entry Level 3 qualification.
This course will focus on one main unit – Develop an Awareness of Substance Misuse.
All learning will take place using an interactive distance learning platform and an HSDC assessor, who will be on hand for any queries and will mark your assessments and provide you with feedback.
You will be assessed through online assessments.
On completion of this course, you could progress to Level 1 or 2 qualifications in Health, or Health and Social Care.
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