Drug & Alcohol Awareness

£22.00

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.

WHAT DOES THE COURSE CONTAIN?

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.

OBJECTIVES

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

• Understand the scale of drug and alcohol abuse and recognise the signs of misuse leading to effects on the employee and the workplace.
• Recognise your legal positions and recognise an effective policy will help to address employees with an addiction problem.
• Define best practice in an effective policy to address your company position on drug and alcohol abuse and what help is available.
• Identify the 4 step process in regards to dealing with individuals with alcohol issues.

SYLLABUS/MODULES

Each module is rounded off with several multiple-choice questions, candidates are required to get 70% on these tests to pass the course. They have the opportunity to review all the answers at the end of each module before final submission and will be given 3 attempts to achieve the required result.

 

  • 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 Suppor

CPD Units: 3

Approved by CPD, Institute of Hospitality & IIRSM

80 Minutes*

*The course duration 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

Qualification

As you work through each of the modules listed above, you will be tested with multiple choice questions. This will determine if you have absorbed and retained the information you have learned.

It is a requirement of the course to achieve an overall 70% score. You have three free attempts to complete the course.

You will received a certificate after completion. This is a digital PDF only, example shown. 

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