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Drug Awareness Studies and their Applications

Overview

This course is appropriate for the widest possible range of candidates, including anyone wanting to learn more about drug issues, those working with substance mis-users, and people in support work roles, such as youth work, counselling or community work.

The qualification will help learners develop awareness of the key issues around drug use and misuse.

It aims to provide a nationally recognised qualification in drug awareness at intermediate level and has been signposted against the Drug and Alcohol National Occupational Standards.

Modules

Unit 1: Understand drug use/misuse

Unit 2: Recognise and respond to drug use/misuse

Unit 3: Communicate with young people about drugs

Unit 4: Work with communities

Unit 5: Show awareness of issues concerning alcohol use/misuse

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • This course is excluded from all of our "fee reducing plans".

This course is appropriate for the widest possible range of candidates, including anyone wanting to learn more about drug issues, those working with substance mis-users, and people in support work roles, such as youth work, counselling or community work.

The qualification will help learners develop awareness of the key issues around drug use and misuse.

It aims to provide a nationally recognised qualification in drug awareness at intermediate level and has been signposted against the Drug and Alcohol National Occupational Standards.

Modules

Unit 1: Understand drug use/misuse

Unit 2: Recognise and respond to drug use/misuse

Unit 3: Communicate with young people about drugs

Unit 4: Work with communities

Unit 5: Show awareness of issues concerning alcohol use/misuse

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • This course is excluded from all of our "fee reducing plans".

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