Online Drug and Alcohol Awareness

£35.00

The Online Drug and Alcohol Awareness 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.

DG Training accepts ITA funding for many of THEIR COURSES AND TRAINING PACKAGES

What are Individual Training Accounts (ITAs)?

A Skills Development Scotland Individual Training Account (ITA) is money for you to put towards the costs of employability-focussed learning or training.

What can they be used for?

Eligible applicants could receive up to £200 towards a single training course. There are loads of course geared towards helping you get a job or progress in your career. Many of DG Training’s Courses and Training Packages are approved for ITA funding.

Who are They For?

You could be eligible for an ITA if you are:

  • Aged 16 or over
  • Living in Scotland
  • Currently in, or actively seeking work
  • Not undertaking training through the Employability Fund
  • Not undertaking a Foundation, Modern or Graduate Level Apprenticeship
  • Not participating in the Community Jobs Scotland programme
  • In receipt of an income of £22,000 per year or less, or are on certain benefits

How to apply for an ITA with DG Training

  1. Click on the link
  2. Browse through our approved courses and packages to find one that is right for you
  3. Click on the Apply for Funding button
  4. Complete the online application form
  5. We will contact you with further details

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Guided Learning Hours

The course duration of 80 minutes 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.

Form of Assessment

A short test concludes each module. A passmark of 70% for each module is required to successfully pass the course.

Syllabus

  • 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