Drug & Alcohol Awareness

NZQA Unit Standard 22316



Successful trainees receive NZQA Unit Standard 22316, Level 2, Credits 6 - Demonstrate knowledge of the management of drug and/or alcohol-related problems in the workplace

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Course Overview

This unit standard is intended for people who work in drug and/or alcohol prevention programmes in the workplace.  They do not hold a management role but are carrying out these duties in addition to their everyday work role. People credited with this unit standard are able to: define drug classifications, offences and penalties in terms of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975; describe the behaviour and protocols that are used when dealing with individuals under the influence of drugs; and describe how workers with drug and/or alcohol related problems are managed in the organisation.