• 96%

    of adult learners agree teaching on their course is good

    (On-programme survey 2018, students aged 19plus)

  • We are the College of the Year!

    (Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

  • Earn less than £16,009.50? You may be eligible for FREE study.

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
29/09/20204 Weeks1Full-TimeHartlepool Sixth FormSkills for Employment
29/09/20204 Weeks1Full-TimeHartlepool Sixth FormSkills for Employment
13/10/20201 Weeks1Full-TimeHartlepool Sixth FormSkills for Employment
09/12/20201 Weeks1Full-TimeHartlepool Sixth FormSkills for Employment
26/01/202117 Weeks1Full-TimeHartlepool Sixth FormSkills for Employment

What’s it all about?

This course is ideal for you if you would like to develop your knowledge and understanding of substance misuse and/or are looking to gain employment in a supporting role linked to substance misuse or rehabilitation work.

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. You will need to attend a course induction to obtain course information and to complete initial assessments and necessary enrolment documents.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery.

The Level 1 Award in Awareness of Substance Misuse allows the you to develop knowledge and understanding of substance misuse and its potential effects on individuals and others.

You will learn about a range of substances that are commonly misused and t

Your Curriculum Team

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What’s next?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to Level 1 or 2 qualifications in Health, or Health and Social Care. It may also be useful to those studying qualifications in the following sectors: Counselling, Childcare, Education, Housing, Sport and Recreation, Community Work, Youth Work and Voluntary.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.