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Substance Misuse Awareness

Description

Areas covered by this qualification include the effect substance misuse has on society as a whole, classifications, the law, where to get help as well as the physical effects drugs/alcohol have on the individual.

The qualification is suitable for learners working or studying in a variety of sectors such as counseling, the health sector, sport and recreation or community work.

What you receive

AGORED EL3

This qualification provides the opportunity for learners to develop competence in key skills and produce evidence towards attaining key skills.

Objectives

The learner will: 

  1. Know about the differences
    between types of substances
    which are misused.
  2. Know the effects of substance
    misuse.
  3. Know about health issues
    associated with substance
    misuse.
  4. Know how people involved in
    substance misuse can be
    supported.