What to expect from this course
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.
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.
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.
Course content includes:
- Statistics and Signs of Misuse
- Illegal Drugs Part 1
- Illegal Drugs Part 2
- Alcohol Misuse
- Company Best Practice Part 1
- Company Best Practice Part 2
- Company Best Practice Part 3
- Drug Treatment Services and Further Support
Approximately 1 – 1.5 hours, but you can spend as little or as much time on each subject as you wish, and go forward or back through the course at any time.
This online course can be completed on any PC or mobile device. Study at your own pace and log in and out as often as you wish.
Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and audio features.
Allows you to work at your own pace, testing your knowledge as you progress through the course.
Assessment is by a short multiple choice end of course test, on successful completion of which a CPD-accredited certificate can be downloaded.