Lancashire Adult Learning
WED - 03/11/2021
09:30 to 12:30
4 week course
20+ Places Remaining
The Waterside Centre
TUE - 09/11/2021
13:00 to 16:00
4 week course
20+ Places Remaining
Course Overview

This online course is to raise you an awareness of:
The impact of alcohol abuse on themselves and others. They will learn about the strength of different alcoholic drinks, the causes of excessive use of alcohol and will also learn about agencies that can help/support those abusing alcohol.
The types of drug available, their effect on users and the impact of drug misuse on those linked to drug user, the user’s own health and finally, issues associated with withdrawal from drug use.
15 hours online flexible learning.

What will I learn?

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
1. Be aware of the types of drugs and causes of misuse
2. Be aware of the health issues, physical and psychological effects of drug misuse and the impact that this may have on others
3. The effects of withdrawal and agencies that offer information, help and support
4. Be able to identify different strengths and units of alcohol
5. Be aware of the heath issues and effects from alcohol misuse
6. Be aware of the agencies that can offer information, help and support

How will the course be assessed?

Learners complete via the online platform over a set period of time from enrolment. Learners will be given access to Moodle (VLE – Virtual Learning Environment) assess for learning materials so activities and assessment can be completed to show knowledge and understanding.
During the course they will be learning in a variety of ways:
• Scorn Presentations
• Additional resources and links to useful websites.

Materials and other information

Once enrolled onto the course via LAL enrolment, you will be contacted by your tutor with log in details of how to access your course.
The Additional Learning Support Team work across college supporting students with a variety of learning needs in different ways. Support can be requested at enrolment or at any point throughout your course. For more information telephone 0333 0031717 or email als@lal.ac.uk
For more information on booking onto a course, telephone 0333 0031717
It would be useful to have a pen and paper so learners can make notes throughout the course.

Progression and Careers

• You will be able to view progress bars which change colour as progression is made through the units.
• Learners will assess their knowledge at the start of the course and again at the end against the learning outcomes. This allows them to identify how much they have learnt and where they might need to do further study or research.
• Learners will also be supported to set an individual target(s) for the course based on personal goals and aspirations.