Drug and Alcohol Awareness

Elearning - Online Course

Train Your Team Anytime, Anywhere

£34.99 ex VAT

This course is designed to help trainees identify drug and alcohol related issues in the workplace and most importantly it will train staff in techniques to assist their colleagues in dealing with their problems.

Who is the Drug and Alcohol Awareness Course For?

The course is suitable for general HR staff, wellbeing, health and safety professionals and all managers and those in supervisory roles.

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).

Approvals

CPD approved*

* Our IIRSM & CPD approved courses are owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and distributed under licence.

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.

Why Book the Drug and Alcohol Awareness Online Course?

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 Resolution, and Leadership Skills.

Drug and Alcohol Awareness Course Modules

Course Module Module Name Pass % Required
Drug and Alcohol Awareness 1 Statistics and Signs of Misuse 70%
" 2 Illegal Drugs Part 1 70%
" 3 Illegal Drugs Part 2 70%
" 4 Alcohol Misuse 70%
" 5 Company Best Practice Part 1 70%
" 6 Company Best Practice Part 2 70%
" 7 Company Best Practice Part 3 70%
" 8 Drug Treatment Services and Further Support 70%

 

 

 

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About our Courses

How our elearning courses work

Specialist online video production methods ensure extremely fast, high-quality streaming. A combination of the presenter, animations and quiz-style questions keeps learners interested and stimulated.

Our content and Learning Management System (LMS) are constructed to provide a set of multiple-choice questions after each module.   These help embed the learning in trainees’ memories and allow managers to check the training has been completed and understood.

When a candidate successfully completes a course, they will automatically receive a system-generated certificate.

Training managers can also use our course management portal to keep records and track learner progress.

Trainee Experience

A powerful combination of embedded presenters, live video footage and animated graphics immediately grabs learner interest and holds attention.

Face-to-face eye contact builds trust, triggers emotion and delivers a memorable tone and style, while communicating the essence of the learning content.

The overall result is increased learner engagement and the creation of a lasting, positive impression.

Your Learning Management System

The customer dashboard is where the candidates go to do the training. Learning manager can also use the dashboard to manage any number of candidates. It’s mobile-responsive and can deliver extensive reports. If needed, it will work side-by-side with an existing LMS, via an open API.

Checking on Learning

The candidate-facing areas are constructed so that a set of multiple-choice questions are introduced after each module. Following successful completion of a course, candidates will receive a system-generated certificate.​

The question sections of our courses use a variety of techniques.

For example, in the Fire Safety courses, candidates are presented with certain types of fire and have to select the image of the appropriate extinguisher.

We also make use of various exam canvasses to suit all exam types and random question banks. We can feature a wide variety of online questions, including, multiple-choice, drag and drop, surveys, quizzes, answers in free-text exams and assignments.

Recommended System Requirements

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

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