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Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    B940

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    9th

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  • Qualification

    FdSc

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    28-SEP-20

Course Summary

Develop the vocational skills required to become a practitioner in addictions counselling. You’ll learn through academic study and work-based learning.Course aims:This two year foundation degree enables you to deliver safe and effective interventions for those with problems due to addiction. You’ll gain the skills to plan and deliver treatment for addictive behaviours. You will also learn about the latest developments in addictions treatment.In the course you’ll learn through a variety of statutory and voluntary settings. You’ll also gain experience through working with multidisciplinary teams and service users. You’ll develop your ability to gather and test information from a range of sources. This will enable you to draw reasoned conclusions for application in practice.In consultation with your course tutor, you will find a suitable work-based learning placement on this course. You will observe the treatment tasks by qualified staff and receive direction in carrying out the tasks yourself. This enables you to gain essential experience in the field.On this course you will be taught at the Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies in Warminster. Each unit is taught in three, four and five day blocks. You will benefit from teaching by academic staff and practitioners who are experts in their field.On completion of the foundation degree at the required academic standard, you may have the opportunity to progress to the one year BSc (Hons) Addictions Counselling course.Professional recognition/accreditationGraduates of this course may apply to be an Accredited Practitioner of the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners.The course is delivered by Action on Addiction and teaching will take place in Warminster.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

CD

Details

CD in two A level subjects.

University information

University Ranking

9th

About this University

The University of Bath received its Royal Charter in 1966. The Claverton Campus is 1 mile from the centre of the beautiful City of Bath, a World Heritage Site. International (non-UK) students account for a third of the student body and represent over 100 nationalities.

Address

The Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies

Action on Addiction

The Manor House Ash Walk

Warminster

BA12 8PY

UNITED KINGDOM