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Substance Misuse Awareness and Counselling (RQF) Dual Qualification
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Substance Misuse Awareness and Counselling (RQF)

This NCFE qualification can help you if you want to gain employment, improve your career prospects, or continue to study for further qualifications.

Stonebridge distance learning courses are flexible and easily accessible. This course in substance misuse awareness and counselling is no different. It will provide accurate and up-to-date knowledge of substance misuse as well as counselling skills theories.

What will you study on this Substance Misuse Awareness and Counselling course?

You’ll be expected to develop an awareness of substance misuse. The online NCFE qualification will provide you with the following to learn:

  • Know what substances are commonly misused and why
  • Recognise possible signs of substance misuse
  • Be aware of the social and personal effects of substance misuse
  • Be aware of perceptions of and responses to substance misuse

This is a dual online learning course, which means it also covers another topic – counselling skills.

You’ll learn all about core counselling skills and how to establish helping relationships. Counselling theories and their significance, are also explored on the online course. Diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills is covered. Finally, the counselling skills and personal development unit will give you the opportunity to reflect on your own personal and future development. This can help you to see how personal qualities are relevant to helping roles.

Who can enrol on our Substance Misuse Awareness course?

This Stonebridge home study course has been designed for a wide range of learners. No prior learning knowledge or experience is required to take this course.  It’s openly available to anyone wishing to learn more at home. You’ll be able to learn and gain a qualification in your own time and at your own pace.

What qualification will you get?

You’ll be awarded the NCFE level 1 (RQF) substance misuse awareness (501/0255/2) qualification after you’ve successfully finished on the distance learning course. It’s a nationally recognised qualification.

One of the benefits of the course qualification and other RQFcourses that we offer is that learners can transfer credit from one qualification to another. Learners who’ve already achieved one or more of the units (in these RQF qualifications) can transfer the credit already achieved.

What courses can you progress onto on completion of the Substance Misuse Awareness and Counselling (RQF)

We hope that you’ll want to continue your distance learning studies with us. After successfully completing this qualification you could progress onto the Diploma in Counselling Skills QCF Level 3. This has been designed to provide you with an in-depth knowledge and competence of counselling skills.


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We’ve tried to make it easy as possible for you to register onto one of our courses. We understand that not everyone always has the cash needed, to pay for their course upfront, at the time when they want to start their course. So we offer different ways to pay to help you spread the cost over a longer period.

We also allow you to choose whether you want to study your course via the traditional paper based method or online study where you have access to all your course materials immediately. When you proceed through the checkout process you will be given the option to select your preferred method of study.

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If you opt to study via the paper based method there is an additional postage charge which will be highlighted during the checkout. (Royal Mail First Class = £10 per course or Royal Mail Second Class = £5 per course).

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