Award in Addictive Desire Recognition Level 1
Achieve meaningful and lasting positive change in your substance misuse on this highly practical and valuable short course
Level: Level 1
Purpose: Personal and Professional Development
Guided Learning Hours: 12
Duration: 2 days
Next Course: 25 February – 26 February 2020
What are the qualifications about?
You will learn about harmful behaviours, habits and additions, and effective ways to manage them.
Who are they for?
You may have suffered from substance misuse issues in the past or you work with individuals with addiction challenges in a professional or personal capacity.
What do I need?
You should hold Entry 3 in English and Maths.
Why choose Ruskin College?
Ruskin College offers the ideal environment to deal with the issues of negative behaviours and addiction, with small class sizes and a calm, open and supportive learning model.
What sorts of things do they cover?
You will look at:
- the structural approach to addiction
- the ambivalence of addictions and how this can be used to support recovery
- the practical and emotional costs to you and your family and friends from addiction
- skills to plan for the future
How long do they take?
Guided learning hours
Guided learning hours are the hours you spend learning with your training provider or on your own. The guided learning hours for this qualification are:
- Level 1: 12 hours
Usual course length
Completing the Level 1 Award in Addictive Desire Recognition usually takes:
- 2 days part time, Tuesday and Wednesday
What jobs could they lead to?
You may move onto a Level 2 course or you will take your skills forward in a professional of personal capacity.
What would it cost me?
We will help you access financial support if you are entitled to it: find out if you are eligible.