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Highfield - Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse Awareness course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse Awareness (RQF) course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Highfield Qualifications (Highfield). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
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What is the Highfield - Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse Awareness course?

Category: Substance-Misuse

Level: Beginner

This qualification is aimed at learners looking for an introductory level qualification in Substance Misuse. It is useful for learners working in a variety of sectors.

The qualification provides learners with an understanding of what substances are commonly misused and why, the social and personal effects of substance misuse and the perceptions and responses to substance misuse.

Who is the Highfield - Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse Awareness course designed 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.

What subjects does the Highfield - Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse Awareness course cover?

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

Topics covered

  • Substances that are commonly misused and why
  • recognising possible signs of substance misuse
  • being aware of the social and personal effects of substance misuse and
  • the perceptions and responses to substance misuse.

How is the Highfield - Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse Awareness course assessed?

It is assessed by a written workbook. Learners must complete the Candidate Assessment Pack (CAP) in full and both the tutor and learner must sign the front cover.

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