Who is the course designed for?

This qualification is for anyone working in licensed premises who may be exposed to illegal drug activity.  It will give the learner the knowledge and confidence they need to help prevent and deal effectively with any drug related problems.

Course syllabus

  • The course covers the following:

  • General drug trends and who to approach for information

  • Drug legislation which may affect licensed premises

  • The need for multi-agency liaison and the importance of partnerships with the relevant authorities

  • How to initiate, implement and monitor a drug strategy (drug policy)

  • How to carry out a needs assessment

  • How to deal with drug users and dealers

  • How to comply with the legal requirements in relation to found or confiscated drugs

  • How to eliminate drugs from your premises

  • How to comply with the requirements of public safety

What are the benefits of this course? 

This drug and alcohol awareness course will enable staff to learn about drugs and the impact that they can have on children and young people. While there is a growing trend of teetotalism in the young (Guardian May 2017),  binge drinking is more socially acceptable than ever before.

What do I need to do to get my personal licence?

  • Formal presentation, discussion, group work and practical exercises.

  • Learners knowledge is evidenced by verbal or written questioning.

  • The course is nationally recognised, accredited and certificated.

Post training support is offered as part of our client customer service provision