Course Type / Attendance

Part Time

Subject Area

Health and Social Care

Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

5 days





Course Level


Home / Course / Understanding Alcohol and Substance Misuse

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to develop their knowledge and understanding of alcohol and substance misuse and where help and support is available. It would be suitable for you if you work, or would like to work, in a range of vocational areas including Health and Social Care, Education, Youth work, community work and volunteering.

What do you need to apply for the course?

There are no specific prior learning qualifications for this course; English writing skills at least E3 will benefit the completion of this course.

What are the key things you'll learn?

This course will help you to develop an understanding of the harmful effects of alcohol and substance misuse, including possible health issues and where to seek help and support.

How you will learn

This is a classroom based course.

Where could this course take you?

You could progress onto other Health and Social Care courses which will enhance your employability and career progression including:

  • Get Ready for Health and Social Care
  • Stress Awareness
  • Preparing to work in Health and Social care
  • Other level 2 Health and Social Care courses

What costs will you incur?

This course is free.