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Course overview

This course is being run in partnership with Telford After Care Team

Course will equip learners to know how to:

  • establish an addiction recovery coaching relationship,
  • use communication skills,
  • understand potential risk factors for violence and aggression,
  • recognise signs and symptoms of overdoses and abused substances,
  • understand about overdose management,
  • make referrals as an addition recovery coach
  • understand record keeping requirements.

Learners will gain an Addition Recovery Support Level 2 (3 credit unit) – (Open College Network West Midlands)

Session details

You must attend the information session where we will provide further information about the course. 

Attending the information session does not guarantee a place on the course.


Eligibility criteria

Learners must be aged 19 or over to be eligible for this course.

The course is free if you are:

  • Unemployed
  • or you are employed and earn less than £16,009.50 annual gross salary

You will need to provide evidence of your income if you are employed and believe you are entitled to a free course. This could be a pay slip or contract of employment.


If you are employed and earn over £16,009.50 gross annual salary, you will be required to make a contribution of £84. We operate a fee remission policy, so if you earn more than £16,009.50 per year but think you cannot afford to pay for course you can apply for support.  Please contact us if you would like to make an application.

Venue and accessibility

Please contact Telford Aftercare Team for Accessibility of Venue

Mark Lynch - Course Coordinator


01952 899205


Open College Network West Midlands (OCNWM)

After the course

Learners who want to improve their maths or English skills and gain a qualification can participate in an assessment of their maths and English skills outside of the course. We offer a range of courses to gain maths and English qualifications - so please search the website for more details.

For enquiries contact:

Opening Hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Telephone: 01952 382888

Email: support@learntelford.ac.uk

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