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Alcohol Awareness – (CPD certified) ONLINE
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This is an online course, you can enrol and start at any time between the advertised start date and the end date.
How will the course benefit me
This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of the harmful effects of alcohol use and the possible health issues surrounding its consumption, as well as where to seek further help and support. This course can help you to achieve a career in the health and social care sector.
This course is an ideal starting point if you are interested in substance misuse and/or mental health, either for your personal life, or professional interest. The course is accessible for anyone aged 16 or over, as the online content is interactive and engaging.
Spoken and written English at Level 2 and be a confident IT user - experience in using web-based learning would be beneficial. You will also need to be be motivated to undertake personal study. You will need an email address to use the EQUAL online learning platform
What will I learn
How to use the EQUAL online learning platform to complete tasks and assessments.
Section 1: Alcohol unit strengths
This section covers the unit strengths of different alcoholic drinks.
Section 2: Alcohol misuse
You will identify the main reasons why people may misuse alcohol.
Section 3: Effects of alcohol misuse
In this section, you will learn about some of the psychological and physical effects of alcohol misuse.
Section 4: Health issues
This section covers the ways in which alcohol misuse can impact on health, such as nutrition, the liver, the heart, mental health and sexual health.
Section 5: Withdrawing from alcohol
You will develop your knowledge of the effects of withdrawing from alcohol.
Section 6: Help and information
In this section, you will cover the sources of help and information in relation to alcohol abuse.
You must have access to the internet and a suitable device, preferably a PC or laptop to enable you to access the EQUAL online learning platform. You will be given access to online materials which will take you step by step through the course and help you to develop independent learning skills. All assessment answers are submitted through the EQUAL online learning platform
You will complete online evidence demonstrating how you meet the course criteria. The average time to complete this online course is 2- 6 hours you may however complete in more or less time. It will depend on your commitment to the course. You will receive instant feedback from auto marked assessments. At the end of the course you will receive a your personalised Official CPD certificate
To fully participate in this class online you will need: - a PC/laptop/tablet with a fully updated browser (preferably Google Chrome) you will need access to a reliable internet connection.
This course supports progression onto a range of other CPD online courses. Or you may be interested in our range of online Level 2 vocational courses that are also on the EQUAL online learning platform.
Health & Safety
You will be need to be familiar with staying safe while learning online. Before you commence your course you will need to complete the online safety modules https://www.learnmyway.com/subjects/online-safety/ . You can register for free using our log in 3453711. You will need to use your personal email to account to to access the EQUAL secure online learning platform. Depending on the course you are enrolled for you may need a private space while participating in the online part of the course.
You will be expected to follow the social distancing arrangements in place for the safety of staff and learners.