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DRUG AWARENESS (OCN LEVEL 2)
 
DRUG AWARENESS (OCN LEVEL 2)
 
£280.00
 

COURSE CODE 149


 

 

Student Profile

 

This programme is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of principles and practice of drugs awareness.  No prior knowledge is required.

 

Objectives

 

The objectives of the course are to:

Gain a better understanding of drugs in society and their use and misuse.  The course is particularly suitable for people who may encounter drug related
Problems and wish to learn how to respond.

 

Accreditation

 

The course leads to the award of the Certificate in Drugs Awareness (Level 2) from OCNW, a leading UK awarding body recognised by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority.

 

Study Method

 

The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home.  Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email.  You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of registration.  

 

Assessment

 

Assessment takes the form of a series of tutor marked activity questions, plus a multi-choice end test.

Course Duration

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies.  The course will take around 60 hours of study to complete.

 

Pack/Course Contents

 

• Studyguide
• Comprehensive study notes for each element of the course
• Self-assessment activities
• Assignments
• Tutor support
• Assignment marking & feedback
• Accreditation 

 

COURSE CONTENT
The course is divided up into four modules, as follows:
  

 

Module 1: Introduction to drug use and misuse:

• History of drug use
• drug terms
• differences between depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens and tranquillisers
• potential effects that drugs have on individuals
• understanding of the law in relation to drugs
• effects of drugs in the work place
• statistics relating to drug us

 
Module 2: Dealing with other substances:
• Compare the differences between different types of volatile substances
•  understand the potential effects that volatile substances can have on individuals


Module 3: Levels of drug use, risks, and harm reduction: 
• Understand the different levels of drug dependency
• stages of changing behaviour
• methods of harm reduction, including experimental, recreation, dependency, the cycle of change, harm reduction

 
Module 4: Types of treatment interventions available:
• Understand what types of treatment interventions are available
• identify national contacts which provide advice and information


 

 


 



Advantages of this distance learning course:
  • Home Study: you declare when you study, no need to attend class at fixed times and fixed dates. Your study hours fit around you!
  • We will post all the beautifully printed course materials to you. Everything is written in a clear and easy-to-understand format.
  • Start this course anytime of the year! No need to wait until the new academic year starts. Enroll today so soon you'll start improving your CV or re-skill for your new career.
  • Create your own study routine, learn at your own pace, complete your course as quickly or slowly as your circumstance dictate.
  • Your home learning is totally supported by experienced tutors who guide, encourage and assess your progress. You will not be alone because all our tutors are friendly and approachable.


DRUG AWARENESS (OCN LEVEL 2)
 
DRUG AWARENESS (OCN LEVEL 2)
 
 
£280.00
 

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