Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse Awareness

Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse Awareness

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.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

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

How is the qualification 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.

What next?

Learners successfully completing this qualification may wish to progress onto further qualifications, such as:

  • Level 2 Award in Substance Misuse
  • Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 2 Diploma in Care