Level 1 Award Alcohol Awareness
Skills for Independence, Life & Work
Adult Further Education
What is the course about?
This qualification enables the learner to develop a knowledge and understanding of substance misuse awareness, including alcohol, and its potential effects on individuals and others. Learners will also consider risk-taking behaviours associated with substance misuse that impact on health and wellbeing, whilst exploring prevention and resilience building.
Why should I choose the course?
This course is appropriate for anyone interested in the subject in a personal and professional context, including those working with people who may misuse substances, in work roles such as youth work, counselling or community work. This programme raises awareness of the drugs that are part of everyday life and also explores the cause and consequences of substance and alcohol abuse.
What will I learn?
The qualification explores issues around
- types of substances that can be misused
- signs and symptoms of addiction
- effects of substance misuse
- Perceptions of substance misuse
- ways to promote healthy choices and build resilience
What will the course lead on to?
This course could lead onto other level 2 or higher courses in the health and social care group of qualifications or help support your current role relating to this subject. It may also enhance your CV if you are looking to work in this sector.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Warrington Vale Royal has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific entry requirements but learners should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet and any books or stationery the learner wishes to purchase themselves.
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