Drugs and Alcohol Awareness

Course online online course

Course Description

The aim of this course is to develop awareness of drugs and alcohol misuse both within the workplace and with vulnerable groups.

The course is aimed at individuals, as well as People Managers, who need to develop an awareness of drugs and alcohol misuse for their own benefit or for the benefit of those they work with.

The course is brought to you by tutors who are qualified counsellors, members of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists, with 25 years of experience of helping people with a range of issues including stress, depression and anxiety.




This course will cover the following:

  • The culture of alcohol and drugs
  • Levels of use/misuse
  • Identification of drug and alcohol problems
  • People at Risk
  • Types of drugs
  • Alcohol and Drugs testing
  • Misuse in the workplace
  • Employment – Rights and Responsibilities
  • Legislation, including The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Who can help?


Is there any funding available to pay for the course?
Yes, funding is available for individuals living in Scotland, subject to T&C’s.
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How long does the course last?
7 – 10 hours.

What support is available during the course?
We’ll provide e-mail support to answer your questions during the course. This course is supported by a qualified counsellor.

I don’t have a PC at home, will I be able to access the course using a library PC?

How much time will I get to complete the course? 
You’ll be given up to 12 months online access to complete the course.

Will I get a certificate at the end of the course?
Yes, you’ll receive the following e-certificate: EC-PC Drugs and Alcohol Awareness.

What payment methods do you accept?
We can accept payment by card, cheque or by bank transfer – please contact us for more details.

How do I make a company booking?
Please view our terms & conditions and then contact us to make your booking.