The HABC Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse Awareness is aimed at anyone working across a variety of sectors, such as counselling, the health sector, 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.
Areas covered include the effect substance misuse has on society as a whole, as well as the physical effects drugs/alcohol have on the individual.
This qualification is usually achieved by taking a 2 day course, however we offer it as a one day course with some pre-course reading and workbook sent out for completion prior to the course.
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.
Open courses are inclusive of tuition, examination fees and a course handbook. Free follow up support will also be available from your tutor.