Alcohol & Drug Awareness Online Training

  • Highlights the dangers associated with drugs (both legal and illegal) and alcohol misuse in the workplace.
  • Discusses the effects of alcohol and drug related problems
  • Discusses support available for employees who suffer from misuse of drugs and alcohol
  • Fully customisable by you, at no extra cost

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Course Introduction

The EssentialSkillz Alcohol and Drug Awareness Training Course outlines the effects of drugs and alcohol and their associated risks in the workplace. It also identifies the responsibilities of employers and employees regarding the use of alcohol and drugs in the workplace as well as, highlighting the dangers associated with drugs (both legal and illegal) and alcohol misuse in the workplace.

Course Content

Substance misuse is described as the problematic use of alcohol, drugs (legal or illegal) and other substances such as solvents or New Psychoactive Substances (formerly known as legal highs).

Problematic use means the substance damages a person’s mental or physical health, their relationships or their working lives. Substance misuse affects the individual and the organisation.

Those who misuse substances may find that their performance is affected, that they develop mental health problems, or they are off work more often.

A person who uses drugs or alcohol inappropriately at work, or who comes to work while under the influence of drugs or alcohol puts themselves and others’ safety at risk.

The Alcohol Awareness course highlights the dangers and encourages those who may have a problem to seek help and to avoid the problem being treated as a disciplinary matter rather than as a health problem.

Key features

All our courses provide technically accurate training which keeps your organisation in line with best practice. We include the latest techniques in learning which ensure learners are engaged throughout. Our courses are also:

Fully customisable by you

Add your own scripts, images, videos, presentations and interactions - with no coding experience required. Use our suite of templates to make our courses your own, delivering highly relevant training to your organisation at no extra cost.

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White label branding

We can brand our training with your unique corporate identity to make your users feel right at home throughout the training journey.

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Integrate with your LMS

You can deploy this course using our compliance platform. Alternatively, you can deliver this course, with all its key features, directly from your third-party LMS.

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Our Alcohol & Drug Awareness course can integrate with JAWS ® a widely available text-to-speech integration to help visually impaired users engage with the same, unabridged and high-quality compliance training as their colleagues.

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On successful completion, learners receive a personalised certificate which includes the learner’s name, score and date of completion. Certificates can be viewed, downloaded and printed off at any time to serve as a record of compliance.

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Our Alcohol & Drug Awareness course is certified by IIRSM ensuring the learning experience we provide is rigorous, proactive and adheres to the highest standard of training.

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Why is this course important for compliance?

  • Alcohol and Drug Awareness training forms an essential part of compliance training as it ensures that your organisation complies with its legal obligations and requirements.
  • A designated course administrator can edit the text and images within this Drug Awareness course, and link to organisation-specific documentation eg, drug testing that may be in place, all at no extra cost.

Add your own questions

Create your own question and answer bank to test your users on the key information that they need to know to be fully compliant. Set core questions to appear in the test section that users are required to pass so that crucial learning points are reinforced.

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Randomise test questions

Generate 10 random questions from a bank of 20 to test your user’s retention and understanding of key content.

Set the pass mark

As training administrator, you can configure the passing score that users need to complete the course. Set your own grade boundaries to ensure your training complies with the standards set out by your organisation.

Who should take this course?

The course applies equally to all employees regardless of status or seniority.

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