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Level 1 Award in Alcohol Awareness

Course Overview

In 2020, alcohol-related deaths increased by 20% compared to the previous year, and was the highest annual number since records began in 2001. UK employers, particularly in the health and social care sector, often require employees to have a knowledge of the dangers of alcohol consumption. Whether you are an individual looking for an alcohol awareness course for personal or professional reasons, or an employer looking for alcohol awareness training for staff, this course has got you covered.

Our Level 1 Award in Alcohol Awareness online course aims to raise awareness and provide a range of skills, knowledge and understanding surrounding alcohol misuse. It covers subjects such as unit strengths of different types of alcohol, the effects of alcohol misuse, health issues associated with alcohol, withdrawing from alcohol, and where to find help and support to stop drinking.

Key Information

Course Length
8 weeks

Course Level
Level 1

Awarding Body

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals


  • Automatic enrolment with an immediate start
  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Perfect for an introduction or refresher in a subject
  • A great addition to a CV
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • Nationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

Course Price

Direct Debit

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This course is one unit split into manageable sections. These are:

Section 1: Know about differences in alcohol unit strengths

Look at the legislation around alcohol unit strengths and safe drinking limits.

Section 2: Know the possible causes of alcohol misuse

Explore the different reasons why people choose to drink and binge drinking.

Section 3: Recognising some of the physical and psychological effects of alcohol misuse and being aware of the health issues associated with alcohol misuse

Consider both the short-term and long-term effects of alcohol misuse in this section.

Section 4: Be aware of the effects that alcohol misuse can have on others and recognise the effects of withdrawing from alcohol

Cover the effects that alcohol misuse has on the body and the myths surrounding alcohol.

Section 5: Know some of the agencies offering help and information about alcohol misuse

Explore alcohol addiction and the symptoms individuals may experience when they withdraw from alcohol.

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