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This Course at a Glance
- Identify the potential symptoms and signs of misuse of drugs and alcohol in workplace
- Gain knowledge about illegal drugs and their classification in the UK
- Understand the effects and impacts of individual illegal drugs
- Gain knowledge about the list of illegal drugs available in the UK
- Understand the seriousness of alcohol and drug abuse in the UK through various statistics
- Know how to implement the 4 step approach to deal with alcohol issues at work
- Understand the effect of alcohol abuse on children
- Know how to design an effective policy will help to address employees with an addiction problem
- Understand the best business practices to reduce alcohol and drug abuse from both personnel and legal perspective
- Understand the general duty of business owners and managers in ensuring the welfare of the staff
- Learn about the key legislations associated to the misuse of drugs and alcohol
- Learn about the current drug treatment services and the further support available for businesses
Drug & Alcohol Awareness Course Overview
Drug and alcohol awareness plays a vital role in helping to treat substance abuse at all levels of society. This comprehensive Drug and Alcohol Awareness Course is designed to equip you with the knowledge of how drugs affect the body, the long and short-term repercussions of substance misuse, and the potential risk factors involved. The course will teach you how to implement a four-stage plan to address any drug and alcohol-related issues, as well as how to establish an effective Drug and Alcohol Policy.
Aside from that, the course will look at best business practices in terms of human resources, regulation, identifying indicators of drug abuse, and putting in place workplace drug and alcohol prevention strategies. This Drug and Alcohol Awareness Course further discusses how the Advisory, Conciliation, and Arbitration Service (ACAS) can assist with the establishment of appropriate alcohol and drug policies and related management skills.
The increasing global burden of alcohol and drug addiction is making headlines almost every day causing both economic and social meltdown in communities. In England and Wales, 4,561 deaths due to drug poisoning were reported in 2020 (corresponding to a rate of 79.5 deaths per million persons), which is 3.8% more than the number of deaths reported in 2019. (4,393 deaths; 76.7 deaths per million). Moreover, drugs and alcohol cause lost working days and lower productivity, costing the economy up to £6 billion per year. Therefore, it is extremely important for companies to encourage a healthy work environment by teaching supervisors, managers, and employees how to keep the company drug and alcohol-free.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to plan a prevention strategy to control substance abuse within the workplace that will reduce risk and create a safer work environment for both the employer and employees concerned.
Who should take this course?
Whether you are an employer, manager or supervisor looking to implement an effective drug and alcohol prevention plan within the workplace or simply looking to gain knowledge about drug and alcohol prevention to help those around you, this Drug and Alcohol Awareness Course will set you up with the appropriate credentials to create a positive and risk-free environment around you by reducing drug, alcohol and substance misuse in the UK.
- There are no academic entry requirements for this Drug & Alcohol Awareness Course Online course, and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds.
- However, you are required to have a laptop/desktop/tablet or smartphone and a good internet connection.
This Drug and Alcohol Awareness Course assesses learners through multiple choice questions (MCQs). Upon successful completion of each module, learners must answer MCQs to step into the next module. Through the MCQs, it is measured how much a learner could grasp from each section. In the assessment pass mark is 75%.
CPD Certification Service
This course is accredited by continuing professional development (CPD). CPD UK is globally recognised by employers, professional organisations, and academic institutions, thus a certificate from CPD Certification Service creates value towards your professional goal and achievement.
CPD certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world. Many organisations look for employees with CPD requirements, which means, that by doing this course, you would be a potential candidate in your respective field.
Quality Licence Scheme Endorsed
The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. It will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees.
Certificate of Achievement
Endorsed Certificate from Quality Licence Scheme
After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be eligible to order the Endorsed Certificate by Quality Licence Scheme. The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. It will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees. There is a Quality Licence Scheme endorsement fee to obtain an endorsed certificate which is £65.
Certificate of Achievement from Lead Academy
After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be eligible to order your certificate of achievement as proof of your new skill. The certificate of achievement is an official credential that confirms that you successfully finished a course with Lead Academy. Certificate can be obtained in PDF version at a cost of £12, and there is an additional fee to obtain a printed copy certificate which is £35.
CPD is globally recognised by employers, professional organisations and academic intuitions, thus a certificate from CPD Certification Service creates value towards your professional goal and achievement. CPD-certified certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world.
Although QLS courses are not subject to Ofqual regulation, they must adhere to an extremely high level that is set and regulated independently across the globe. A course that has been approved by the Quality Licence Scheme simply indicates that it has been examined and evaluated in terms of quality and fulfils the predetermined quality standards.
For CPD accredited PDF certificate it will take 24 hours, however for the hardcopy CPD certificate takes 5-7 business days and for the Quality License Scheme certificate it will take 7-9 business days.
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