Drug and Alcohol Awareness

Drug and Alcohol Awareness

This course is intended to provide you with the information you needed to understand and spot the signs of drug and alcohol misuse. It covers the legal and social implications for the individual and for your company if you find out an employee is misusing drugs. This course discusses the law, different types of drugs, and policies that can be put in place to protect yourself, your business and your employees.

Approved by CPD - Duration 80 mins* - £35.00

Aims of the Course

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define drug misuse

  • Define alcohol misuse and alcoholism

  • Explain of classes of drugs

  • Understand the law

  • Know the fffects, problems and impact, signs of drug misuse, effects of drug use

  • Understand Statistics

  • Know the effects of misuse

  • Understand the law and health and safety

  • Define the 4-step approach

  • Know the causes of alcohol misuse

  • Handle an employee with an alcohol dependency

  • Spot the signs someone may be misusing drugs

Who should take this course

This course is aimed at managers, senior management, and employers.

Anyone with responsibility for employee wellbeing or safety.

No previous experience or knowledge is required to take this course.

Course Content

Module Module Description
1 Introduction, statistics, and signs of substance misuse
2 Illegal Drugs Part 1
3 Illegal Drugs Part 2
4 Alcohol misuse
5 Company best practice Part 1
6 Company best practice Part 2
7 Company best practice Part 3
8 Drug treatment services and further support



At the end of each module, you will be asked a few questions to ensure you have understood the content.

The Pass Mark for each module is 70%. They are marked automatically as you progress so you will know whether you have passed the section before moving on to the next.


All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines..

On successful completion of the course, you will be sent an electronic quality assured certificate. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

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