Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at individuals who would like to increase their knowledge and gain a qualification in substance misuse.
How long will it take?
The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 90 hours and of this 67 are recommended as guided learning hours (GLH).
These include understanding substance use/misuse, how to recognise and respond to substance use/misuse, the safe, sensible and social use of alcohol, options and interventions for those affected by substance use/misuse, understanding solvents and volatile substance abuse and blood-borne infections related to substance use/misuse.
This qualification is assessed by a portfolio of evidence.