Drug and Alcohol Awareness Course

CPD Approved

This course is aimed at managers and staff in all industries who play a role in reducing drug, alcohol and substance misuse in the UK.

The course starts with official statistics to illustrate the scale of drug and alcohol abuse in the UK. You’ll learn in detail about commonly used drugs, including cannabis, cocaine, heroin, LSD, ecstasy and some new designer drugs.

Turning to alcohol abuse, the course will show you how to introduce a 4-stage plan to deal with any problems – including how to write an effective Drug and Alcohol Policy. Beyond this the course will explore best business practice in terms of HR, legislation, spotting signs of drug misuse and the implementation of workplace solutions.

The course also explains how the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) can help with effective alcohol and drugs policies and the development of related management skills.

Finally, it looks at current drug treatments and the options for outside support available to individuals and organisations.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at managers and staff in all industries who have a critical role to play in reducing drug, alcohol and substance misuse in the UK.

Advantages

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective, so candidates can progress through the modules at their own pace, in their own time, making it easy to fit the training around their work and personal life.

Further Progression

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this one include Conflict Management, and Leadership skills.

Watch our introductory video

Drug and Alcohol Awareness Modules

CourseModule NumberModule NamePass % Required
Drug and Alcohol Awareness1Statistics and Signs of Misuse70
Drug and Alcohol Awareness2Illegal Drugs Part 170
Drug and Alcohol Awareness3Illegal Drugs Part 270
Drug and Alcohol Awareness4Alcohol Misuse70
Drug and Alcohol Awareness5Company Best Practice Part 170
Drug and Alcohol Awareness6Company Best Practice Part 270
Drug and Alcohol Awareness7Company Best Practice Part 370
Drug and Alcohol Awareness8Drug Treatment Services and Further Support70

Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Duration: 80 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).