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Drug and Alcohol Awareness Training Course

Online Drug and Alcohol awareness training covers the signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace. CPD Ceritified

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£25.00 +VAT per person

Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 30 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

This Drug and Alcohol Awareness course takes a closer look into the effects of alcohol and drug use in the workplace, illuminating the nuances of substance abuse, its origins, and its potentially severe consequences for both individuals and organisations. Whether you're an employee, manager, or simply someone seeking a deeper understanding of these issues, this course offers invaluable insights, practical advice, and resources to foster a safer and more productive environment.

The course looks at identifying the meaning of addiction, recognising the signs and symptoms of person who is under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Drugs and alcohol abuse severely increases the risk to the health of individual and others around them. This risk is especially heightened in job roles that hold an element of danger, such as those that include driving, looking after others, or handling dangerous machinery.

Implementing training and raising awareness is highly important as substance abuse is a complicated issue that can profoundly affect individuals, the workplace and society as a whole. It involves the excessive or harmful use of psychoactive substances, which alters the mind. This could also include legal substances like alcohol, prescription medications, and illegal drugs.

  • Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
  • Accredited by CPD
  • Certificate on successful completion
  • Course duration: 30 minutes
  • Unlimited resits at no cost

Who is this Drug and Alcohol Awareness Course for?

This online training is ideal for both employers and workers as it raises awareness of substance abuse in the workplace and the signs and symptoms to look out for. It looks at the importance of a drug policy and the dangers of substance abuse in the workplace.


Drug and Alcohol Awareness Certificate

Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Drug and Alcohol Awareness Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.


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Course Aim

This online training aims to raise awareness about the impact of drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace. Learners will gain an understanding of the risks associated with substance abuse, the importance of a drug-free and alcohol workplace, and how to identify and address potential issues effectively.


Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the meaning of addiction
  • List some commonly abused substances
  • List the four C's of addiction
  • Identify how addictions can occur
  • Identify what alcohol abuse is
  • List some risks surrounding the abuse of alcohol in the workplace
  • Recognise some signs and symptoms of drug abuse in the workplace
  • Recognise the effects that substances can have on the mind and body
  • Identify some regulations relating to drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace
  • Identify how to help someone who is abusing drugs or alcohol
  • List some elements included in a drug and alcohol policy

Training Course Content

This course is made up of the following modules:

  • An Introduction to Drug & Alcohol Awareness

    This section introduces the learner to the course and looks at the definition of lone working.

  • Module 1 - Risks and Hazards

    This section of the course concentrates on what addiction is and the different types of substances that are most commonly abused. It also looks at how addiction can occur, as well as the 4 C's of addiction.

  • Module 2 - Signs and Symptoms of Drug and Alcohol Abuse

    This section of the course covers the signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol abuse. It raises awareness of how to look out for both physical and mental symptoms. It also looks at the relevant regulations that are in place to help prevent substance abuse at work.

  • Module 3 - The Importance of Communication

    This final section covers anti-drug and alcohol policies in the workplace and how to help workers who may be suffering from addiction or substance abuse.


Assessment

On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.

The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.


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Please note: For organisations ordering 10 or more units of training there is an option to pay via invoice. Contact the office on 01482 861 040 and we can process your order over the telephone.

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The Online Course Registration Details will contain a Course Code and a unique Course Activation Key – these can be used to create a user account and access the Training Course. Follow the instructions to get up and running on the course.


Please note: If you have ordered more than one course you will receive multiple Course Activation Keys in the Course Registration email.

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Certificate

Once you have passed the assessment your certificate will be immediately available to print and download in PDF Format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

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Customer Support

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Online Drug and Alcohol awareness training covers the signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace. CPD Ceritified

£25.00 +VAT per person

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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 30 Minutes

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