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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 1
Unit No:
T/503/0969
Credits:
1
Guided learning hours:
9 hours

Assessment Guidance

N/A

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand the use and misuse of legal and illegal drugs and other substances.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Give examples of legal and illegal drugs and other substances.
  • 1.2
    Identify two reasons why people may use substances legitimately.
  • 1.3
    State two reasons why people may misuse substances.

2

Understand the risks of using and misusing drugs and other substances.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Outline the risks associated with drug and substance misuse.
  • 2.2
    Give an example of where long-term use of a specific drug or substance can have a positive impact on daily life.
  • 2.3
    Give an example of where long-term drug or substance use can have a negative impact on daily life.

3

Know how to access sources of help/support relating to substance misuse.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    State how to access help/support relating to substance misuse.

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