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CPCAB Understanding Substance Misuse Level 2 Award J185

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How do I apply?

Apply Online: http://www.wmc.ac.uk/course/38201/apply  Apply Online

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Application Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

The course will last approximately 10 weeks, (30 Guided Learning Hours), part-time

Level

This is a level 2 course.

Course outline

This course will enable you to understand why people misuse drugs and alcohol, and the effect this has on vulnerable individuals and society as a whole.

Course details

Over the programme you will learn about:

  • The effects of different drugs
  • Understand the harm caused by substance misuse
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of using drugs and alcohol
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of an overdose of drugs or alcohol
  • Identify the assumptions and stereotypes associated with substance misuse

Entry guidelines

No previous training or experience is required, but a college interview prior to acceptance is compulsory.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

This qualification is suitable for individuals:

  • currently working in the field of substance misuse
  • supporting people involved in substance misuse
  • anyone interested in pursuing a career in this area of health and social care.

Where can I progress to?

Improve your employment opportunities within the field

Progression to Level 2 Counselling courses or Health and Social Care Diploma qualifications.

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Assessment Method

You will be assessed through written coursework and a Learning Log.

When does this course run?

Starting 26th Sep 17

Ends 5th Dec 17

Ref: J185J001

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £230.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Tuesday 18:00 — 21:00 12 Quays

Starting 9th Jan 18

Ends 20th Mar 18

Ref: J185J002

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £230.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Tuesday 18:00 — 21:00 12 Quays

Starting 17th Apr 18

Ends 26th Jun 18

Ref: J185J003

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £230.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Tuesday 18:00 — 21:00 12 Quays

Starting 25th Sep 18

Ends 4th Dec 18

Ref: J185K001

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £230.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Starting 8th Jan 19

Ends 19th Mar 19

Ref: J185K002

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £230.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Starting 16th Apr 19

Ends 25th Jun 19

Ref: J185K003

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £230.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

This information was current on 19th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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