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Health & Social Care

CPCAB Understanding Substance Misuse Award - J185

12 Quays Part Time Level 2 Duration 11 weeks

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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.

Office use only. Non Standard 25.
Assessment Method

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

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.

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Starting 13th September 2021 - Ending - 22nd November 2021REF J185N001

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 18:00 — 21:00 12 Quays

If you are aged 19 or over:

If you are aged 19+ and living in the Liverpool City Region (inc Wirral), many courses will be free. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, this course may be free. Terms & conditions apply

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £250.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

Starting 10th January 2022 - Ending - 21st March 2022REF J185N002

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 18:00 — 21:00 12 Quays

If you are aged 19 or over:

If you are aged 19+ and living in the Liverpool City Region (inc Wirral), many courses will be free. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, this course may be free. Terms & conditions apply

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £250.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

Starting 28th March 2022 - Ending - 4th July 2022REF J185N003

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 18:00 — 21:00 12 Quays

If you are aged 19 or over:

If you are aged 19+ and living in the Liverpool City Region (inc Wirral), many courses will be free. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, this course may be free. Terms & conditions apply

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £250.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.


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