Awareness of Substance Misuse

This qualification is appropriate for a wide range of people with an interest in raising their own understanding of Awareness of Substance Misuse.


Awareness of Substance Misuse


Do you want to boost your CV by completing substance misuse awareness training? Employers in the Adult Care sector often seek candidates with knowledge of this subject, so this training could give you an edge in your job search This qualification aims to introduce you to the dangers and risks surrounding substance misuse. In this course, you will delve into the different types of substances and the reasons why people turn to drugs. Furthermore, you will gain an understanding of the laws surrounding drug use and the effects it can have on individuals.

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With this qualification, the learner will be able to expand their knowledge and understanding of substance misuse awareness, particularly focusing on the effects of alcohol on individuals and those around them. Furthermore, the qualification will provide a comprehensive education on the topic, allowing the learner to fully grasp its impact.


Fully government-funded places are available for anyone: who is over 19, currently lives in England and has lived within the EU for the last three years. The student would have to provide proof of ID, proof of Address (dated the last 2 months), proof of National Insurance Number and proof of Settled or Pre-Settled Status (Only for EU students).



There are no recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, we recommend candidates have a level of literacy and numeracy equivalent to Level 1. All students would have to attend an initial assessment test.

Awareness of Substance Misuse Assessment

A Level 1 Awareness of Substance Misuse certification requires meeting all unit learning outcomes and assessment criteria. Assessment consists of a required workbook evaluated both internally and through external quality assurance.

Dates and times

Tuesday and Wednesday 10-12 pm or 12 pm to 2 pm.


Free: Funded


Upon successful completion of this course, candidates will be awarded a Level 1 Award of Substance Misuse

If you wish to have more information, we will be glad to help you at the reception of the college.

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