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Level 1 Award in Awareness of Substance Misuse

Would any of your employees benefit from completing a substance misuse awareness training course? This qualification aims to introduce your employees to the dangers and risks surrounding substance misuse. They will learn about different types of substances, why people take drugs, the laws surrounding drugs, the effects of drug use and perceptions of substance misuse.


This course is split into manageable sections. These are:

Section 1: Different substances and drugs

In this section, your employees will learn what a substance is and about the different types of substances and drugs.

Section 2: Why people take drugs and the laws surrounding drugs

In this section, your employees will look at the different reasons why people choose to take drugs and the laws surrounding drugs.

Section 3: The effects of substance misuse

Your employees will consider both of substance misuse on the individual and society as a whole in this section.

Section 4: Perceptions of substance misuse

In this section, your employees will explore how substance misuse is perceived by the media and society in general.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Employees can learn from their own home, in their own time
  • Employees get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.
  • Full cost Direct debit
    £150 Initial payment of £15.00, 2 monthly payments of £67.50

    Key Information

    Funding Fully Funded
    (Subject to eligibility)
    Full Cost Price £150.00
    Course Length 2 weeks
    Awarding Body TQUK
    Learning Method(s)

    Online learning
    materials with
    online assessment

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