This course will help you to become aware of the key issues surrounding substance use and misuse. It will develop your knowledge of drug types, the effects on both individuals and society, as well as exploring how people and organisations respond to substance misuse. The course will identify substances that are commonly misused and consider the reasons why people misuse substances. It will also cover recognising the possible signs of substance misuse, along with the harmful effects these substances can have on the individual and on society.
You will have 12 months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. You can complete the course in stages, revisiting the training at any time. It is self-paced so you can decide how quickly to progress through it.
Who is the course aimed at?
This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in developing their knowledge and understanding of substance misuse. There are no specific entry requirements for this course. Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to complete this course.
Method of Assessment
At the end of the course learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course. The pass mark is 70%.
Successful candidates will be awarded a digital PDF certificate of completion.