Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse Awareness (QCF)

This accredited qualification is aimed at anyone working across a variety of sectors, such as counselling, the health and social care sector, education, sport and recreation or community work, looking for an introductory level qualification in substance misuse. Subjects covered include types of substances misused, signs, symptoms and their effects, reasons people misuse substances, misleading signs and symptoms, effects on society and gaining support and advice.

How Long Will It Take Me To Achieve This Qualification?

This qualification requires learners to complete 13 guided learning hours.

How Is The Qualification Assessed?

The qualification is assessed through a written workbook. Learners must successfully complete all questions included within the Candidate Assessment Pack (CAP) to achieve the qualification.

Qualification Progression

Learners achieving this qualification are able to progress to the HABC Level 2 Award in Substance Misuse (QCF).