Course Description

Drug and Alcohol Awareness

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Drug and Alcohol Awareness


The United Kingdom has seen a rise in drug, alcohol and substance abuse in recent years. Drugs can cause destruction in people’s lives and some common drugs like cocaine, cannabis, LSD and heroin lead to addiction that drug users are unable to kick off. There are reasons why people abuse drugs and alcohol, however, it is not the end-all as we’re often told. People addicted to drugs have found ways to overcome their addictions and go onto to lead healthy and happy lives. If you wish to learn more about this issue at large, the Drug and Alcohol Aware course is an excellent place to start. Taking this course will give you the opportunity to work directly with individuals addicted to drugs and alcohol, and you can also take on leadership roles that allow you to intervene in individual’s lives with the hope of helping them overcome these challenges.

People who struggle with drug and alcohol abuse face difficulties. This course will touch on some of these challenges, demonstrate how to provide assistance, understand misconceptions associated with substance abuse and the legal aspects that surround drug and alcohol awareness. The key modules will be explored fully to equip you with the relevant skills and knowledge of what it takes to work with people addicted to substance abuse and the significant role you can play in providing support and guidance, ensuring they are able to turn their lives around.

The Drug and Alcohol Awareness course features practical tips and advice on the impact of drug and alcohol abuse and how rehabilitation can help people with addiction issues. The course will also explore the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Services that can assist with drug and alcohol policies and developing related management skills. This is a CPD certified course which demonstrates to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate across the adult and healthcare sectors.

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at 1Training?

1Training is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive course awarded by CPD. At 1Training, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the Course. Learners who register will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the scale of drugs and alcohol abuse in the UK
  • Learn in detail about commonly used drugs
  • Learn about the 4-stage plan to deal with alcohol abuse
  • Learn how to spot signs of drug misuse and how to implement workplace situations

This course is recommended for,

  • Managers and staff across multiple industries who play a critical role in reducing drug, alcohol and substance misuse in the United Kingdom.

Method of Assessment 


In order to qualify in the course ‘Drug and Alcohol Awareness’ successfully, learners will take an online test. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Pass Mark: 70%


Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the ‘Drug and Alcohol Awareness’ Certificate.

Course Curriculum
1: Statistics and Signs of Misuse
2: Illegal Drugs Part 1
3: Illegal Drugs Part 2
4: Alcohol Misuse
5: Company Best Practice Part 1
6: Company Best Practice Part 2
7: Company Best Practice Part 3
8: Drug Treatment Services and Further Support

College Name 1 Training
Course Category Health & Safety
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Entry Requirements • Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy. • A sound educational background is recommended
Career Path • Registered Nurse – £30,000 (Approximately) • Nursing Practitioner – £28,000 (Approximately) • Adult Care Worker £30,000 (Approximately) • Healthcare Advisor – £27,500 (Approximately)
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63/66 Hatton Garden, 5th Floor, Suite 23, London. EC1N 8LE, Dublin, United Kingdom

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