Principles of Addiction Recovery

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In this course, you will learn the meaning of the term ‘addiction’, as well as the types, signs and indicators of addiction. You will learn about the risks factors which may contribute to developing an addiction and actions that can be taken in response to concerns about addiction, within the boundaries of confidentiality. This workbook will also enable you to understand the treatments available for different types of addiction and the barriers that may prevent individuals from seeking treatment. You will also understand transitional care from treatment to recovery.

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in developing their knowledge and understanding of addiction and recovery. There are no specific entry requirements for this course. Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to complete this course.

Learning about addiction and recovery is not only advantageous for you as a learner, but your knowledge can then be put to use in wider society; at work, school or college.

Access Duration

You will have 12 months of access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. You can complete the course in stages, revisiting the training at any time. It is self-paced so you can decide how quickly to progress through it.

Method of Assessment

At the end of the course, learners will take an online multiple-choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course. The pass mark is 70%. 


Successful candidates will be awarded a digital PDF certificate of completion.