Substance Misuse Awareness (QCF)

HABC Substance Misuse qualifications have been developed for learners working or studying in a variety of sectors such as counselling, the health sector, sport and recreation or community work.

The accredited qualifications offered by Archimedes in this subject are as follows:

  • HABC Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse Awareness (QCF)
  • HABC Level 2 Award in Substance Misuse (QCF)

HABC Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse Awareness (QCF)

This accredited qualification is aimed at learners looking for an introductory level qualification in substance misuse. Areas covered by this qualification include the effect substance misuse has on society as a whole, as well as the physical effects drugs/alcohol have on the individual.

The qualification is suitable for learners working or studying in a variety of sectors such as counselling, the health sector, sport and recreation or community work.


HABC Level 2 Award in Substance Misuse (QCF)

This accredited qualification is aimed at learners looking to further their skills and knowledge and gain a qualification in the area of Substance Misuse. It is a good progression route from the Level 1 Award.

Topics covered in this qualification include understanding how to recognise and respond to substance misuse and the safe, sensible and social use of alcohol. Optional units cover other areas including solvent abuse and community responses to substance misuse.


For further advice or to book on this or any other course please contact us on 01942 260168 or fill out the Booking Form here.