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Substance Use and Misuse Awareness at QLS Level 3

Substance Use and Misuse Awareness at QLS Level 3
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£320.00

This course is available in Paper format and Online.

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Gain an in-depth understanding of substance use and misuse, from home!

Do you have an interest in working with people who suffer from substance use and misuse problems? Perhaps you would like to become a counsellor or therapist? Then this course is perfect if you want to kick-start your career!

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Introduction

Substance Use and Misuse Awareness at QLS Level 3

Course code: MNH08

Delivery method: Paper Based or Online

Course duration: 12 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: ABC Awards and Certa Award Certificate of achievement at QLS Level 3

Students will:

  • Gain the knowledge needed to understand the causes of substance and drug abuse
  • Be aware of the different treatments available
  • Explore the help and advice that is available for drug users and their families
  • Understand how to work with individuals with addiction problem

Content

The Course Includes the Following Units:-

Unit 1: Understanding drug use and misuse

  • Reasons individuals have for using drugs and alcohol (Both positive and negative)
  • Different motivations for using various substances
  • Analysing underlying causes
  • Physical and psychological effects that drugs and alcohol can have on the people who use them

Unit 2: Responding to substance use and misuse

  • Different ways to respond to substance use and misuse
  • National and international drug policing and prevention strategies
  • Different individual charities and support groups that are available

Unit 3: Young people, families and communities

  • Impact drugs can have on individuals especially children and families living in a wider community
  • Ways that communities can help those suffering from substance use problem

Qualification Information

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Method of Study

Paper Based Version

The course comes to you as a paper-based pack delivered by courier.

You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments.

Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor.

 

Online Version

Our online courses are fully digitised versions of the paper-courses, so you can study on any PC or smart device when connected to the internet.

As with the paper course, your online learning programme is completely flexible, so you can study at a pace that suits you.

All of our online course content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective.

 

 

 

 

 

Method of Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.

Course Length Information

This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.

Tutor Support

You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work and guide you through the course and will assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.