Drug & Alcohol Awareness

Understanding the implications of working under the influence

Employee Training

Total Program Hours:

1 hours


Program Duration:

Less than 1 day

Drug & Alcohol Awareness: Staying Fit for Work

This program for Work course is a 1-hour workshop designed to help workers develop an understanding of the safety and legal implications of working while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

The impact of alcohol and other drug use in conjunction with work can be significant in terms of employee health, workplace and public safety, and operational productivity. This course is meant to be used as part of the employee-training portion of the workplace alcohol and drug policy.

Learning Objectives

This course covers the following topics:

  • Being Fit for Work
  • Why Does This Matter to You?
  • The Rules & Regulations
  • Getting Tested
  • Getting Help If You Need It
  • Stress Management Techniques

Course Delivery

This course has two options to deliver course content

  1. Online course
  2. In-person : instruction delivered in a classroom

This is a Northwest Skills Institute licensed course. This means that you may purchase a license to deliver this training in-house to your workers.

However, Northwest Skills can offer a trainer if needed.

Being Fit For Duty

Workers learn about their legal responsibilities and rights.

Required Program Materials

  • In-Person
    • None
  • ¬†Online
    • Access to the internet
    • Computer with a modern web browser installed (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer)

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Admission

Minimum age: 16

Minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 6 or equivalent

Course Location

In-Person: various locations around the Lower Mainland

Online: Anywhere with access to the internet and a computer with a modern web browser installed.