Awareness of Substance Misuse Level 1 Award – Endorsed


    This online Level 1 Substance misuse is a knowledge-based course designed for learners to develop an understanding of which substances are commonly misused and why.

    Learners will gain an understanding of how to recognise signs of substance misuse, the social and personal effects of substance misuse and the perceptions of and responses to substance misuse.

    Learners can enrol onto this substance misuse course 365 days a year.

    There are no previous skills required, no placement work needed and no classes to attend. Distance learning provides true flexibility for those with even the busiest of lifestyles.

    Qualification: Substance Misuse Level 1  
    Support: 2 months of support included 
    Start Date: Anytime – We enrol 365 days a year 
    Price: Interest-Free Finance

    Course Syllabus

    Learners will complete 1 unit of study in total as listed below.
    1 tutor marked assignment to complete

    Know what common substances are commonly misused and why
    Understand the personal and social effects of substance misuse
    Understand perceptions of and responses to substance misuse
    Understand how healthy choices can be promoted and resilience built

    Entry Requirements

    No previous qualifications are required

    Students looking to enrol onto this course should meet the following criteria:

    Be aged 14 Years or above
    Possess a solid knowledge of the English language
    Have access to a PC and the internet for the duration of the whole course
    Basic computer skills: e.g Word processing, emailing, uploading documents etc
    Have a genuine desire to succeed

    Course Duration

    This course comes with 2 months of support included:

    Guided Learning Hours (GLH) – 18 Hours
    Total Qualification Time (TQT) – 20 Hours

    On average, learners will complete this course within 1 month.

    Qualification Awarded

    TQUK Level1 Awareness of Substance Misuse Award – Certificate of Achievement

    Training Qualifications UK

    This course provides successful students with a certificate of achievement from TQUK. Although this course does not carry a recognised qualification, the course has been officially endorsed and undergoes the same strict quality control procedures as a fully recognised qualification.

    TQUK is recognised as an awarding organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, who are: the office of the qualifications and examinations regulator (OFQUAL) in England, the Welsh Government and the council for curriculum, examinations and assessment (CCA) in Northern Ireland.

    Tutors & Support

    All learners have access to a qualified tutor via email for the stated support period. In addition to this, you are able to speak to our support team via telephone with any query you may have relating your course.

    Our tutors and support team have years of experience in delivering online and distance learning courses. If you require help, then we are only a phone call away.


    Learners will be required to complete a series of tutor-marked assignments ( normally 1 after each unit) as they progress through this course. Each assignment will contain a variety of tasks/questions. These assignments are assessed by your tutor to monitor progress. You will be provided with constructive feedback to help you in completing each unit to the required standard.

    There is no examination to complete as the course is completed using continual assessment.

    Why UK Open College?

    ✅ Enrol online today – No set term times
    ✅ Accredited College – We are fully approved
    ✅ Spread the cost – interest-free finance (Guaranteed acceptance*)
    ✅ NUS/Totum Student Card Approved*
    ✅ Trading since 2006 – We will not let you down
    ✅ Flexible learning – Study at a time that suits you
    ✅ Qualified Tutors – Fast assignment turnaround

    *NUS/TOTUM Student cards are only available to students who are studying a fully recognised RQF/QCF course of 120 study hours or more. £12 fee per year applies.

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    Once received at your requested delivery address, you have 14 days to ensure this course meets your needs and requirements. If for any reason you are not happy, simply return your course pack unused for a refund.*

    *Minus postage. An admin fee is deducted from any deposit refunded if a finance plan is arranged and then cancelled.

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