Substance misuse awareness - eLearning (01HN04CL/20)

Online Course

Course details

Are you interested in learning more about substance misuse? Substance misuse awareness training is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their knowledge and understanding, whether it is for personal reasons or for employment within a care sector setting. This free short course will increase your awareness and teach you everything you need to know about substance misuse.

What do I need to join the course?

In order to join this eLearning course you will need: A reliable internet connection and a computer, laptop or tablet. You may also choose to use a headset or earphones. You will need to have access to the East Riding eLearn platform and joining instructions will be sent to you after you have enrolled.

What do I need to provide for the first session?

No specific equipment is required to attend the course, although pens & paper for taking notes whilst the training is in progress may be useful. You should ensure that you have a suitable place to study that is free from any distractions.

How will I learn?

This is an eLearning course, which allows you to work at your own pace. Once logged on to eLearn you can access the course on your dashboard. You will find information to read and questions to take part in which must be answered correctly to progress through the course.

What will I learn?

On this course you will learn:

  • What substances are commonly misused and why
  • How you may recognise possible signs of substance misuse
  • What effects substance misuse has on individuals and society
  • Where to get support and advice on substance misuse.
  • What the perceptions of and responses to substance misuse are and this may affect users
  • Ways in which substance misuse in society can be responded to.

What could I do next?

You may wish to go on to join one of our other Health and Social Care courses. If you want to try a different subject then we offer a range of opportunities in computer skills, English, maths, employability, creative skills, retail, photography, supporting teaching and learning in schools etc. To view our course offer visit our course pages.

Can we help you to learn?

You can find more information on the Financial help and additional support page or you can contact us to talk about this and any other support we can provide.