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Risk Taking Behaviour

Course Overview

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On average this
course contributes
1-2 hours
towards your CPD

This e-learning course has been designed to raise awareness of the main issues around risk taking behavior and young people sexual health. It has been designed for wide variety of people and is intended for anyone who comes into regular contact with young people and/or their families in the course of their work. It provides learners with an increased understanding of risk taking behaviour allowing them to develop their work in a way that improves outcomes for young people.

On completion of this course learners will:

  • Have a better awareness of the issues around teenage pregnancy
  • Have a basic knowledge of sexual health issues
  • Have a basic knowledge of drug and alcohol issues
  • Be able to determine young people most at risk of early parenthood
  • Be more confident to raise and address these issues with young people
  • Know about local services and be able to signpost young people
  • Better understand your role in the prevention of risk taking behaviours

Course Details

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Background
  • Teenage Pregnancy Outcomes and Risk Factors
  • The Impact of Drug and Alcohol Use
  • Sexual Health
  • Working with Young People
  • Legal Framework and Summary

Target Audience

This module is targeted a wide variety of people and is intended for anyone who comes into regular contact with young people and/or their families in the course of their work.


It is estimated that this module will take approximately 1-2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.


On completion of this course you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

What our customers have said

I liked the vast information given
10/04/2016 DA
The interactive learning has been interesting and helpful to learn the facts.
16/02/2016 FH
Everything was straight forward easy to access. This was very interesting I will be passing on this info' to my colleagues
19/01/2016 KM
I liked the audio and the pictures
02/11/2015 ES
Interactive allowed to write my thoughts and then print them for reflection.
30/10/2015 BC
All very clear and concise
07/09/2015 AD div>
I liked that you could choose to listen or read the course content
EA 10/01/2014
Really useful information on many different areas of risk
RB 18/02/2014
Easy to use because of the speech with the modules made it easy to understand
JH 02/03/2014
I thought this was easy to use, simple even for someone who is not very confident on the computer
EP 31/03/2014
I just love e-learning it increases my knowledge at a pace I'm comfortable with
BM 10/04/2014
I liked the whole thing and found it very interesting
SH 20/08/2014
The course was informative especially the sections to click for further information. To be able to print notes was helpful
GA 08/09/2014

Cost and Discounts

£30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact, or telephone UKVC Sales on 01943-605976.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively; if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?


This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1-2 hours.

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