"Addressing alcohol and drug related issues: reducing harm and supporting positive change"
Workforce Development Training

Workforce Development Training

ASCERT is contracted by the Public Health Agency to provide a Workforce Development Training Programme for the workforce in the statutory and voluntary sectors.

The aim of the programme is to develop knowledge and skills in addressing substance misuse. Courses are free and are CPD certified. The courses available are listed below.

Each of the courses open for registration are displayed at the bottom of the page. You can view the course detail and apply for a place by clicking VIEW on the relevant course .

If you don't already have an account you can create one using the tab at the top right of this page. You will receive an activation email (if you dont get it in a few minutes check your junk mail folder) and and you can then log in and register your place.on any available courses.

Substance Misuse Awareness 1 Day
Understanding Alcohol Half Day
Understanding Illicit Drugs Half Day
Understanding Medicines Misuse Half Day
Understanding New Psychoactive Substances Half Day
Foundation Module  - Adults and Family Members 3 Days
Advanced Module - Level 3 Certificate in Tackling Substance Misuse 12 Days
Supporting Family Members affected by Substance Misuse 2 Days
Working with Substance Misuse in a Homeless Setting 4 Days
Foundation Module -Children, Young People and Families 3 Days
Working with Young People and Substance Misuse 2 Days
Young People, Substance Misuse and Mental Health 2 Days
The Regional Initial Assessment Tool for Young People (RIAT) Half Day
The Regional Hidden Harm Protocol 1 Day
Parental Substance Misuse              2 Days

 

To apply for a place on a course you must first have registered an account. You will be issued with an email link to verify your account and once you have done so you will be able to log-in to your account where you can apply for courses and view your upcoming courses and history.

If you have any questions about this you can contact our training administrator on 0800 2545 123 or email training@ascert.biz   

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Parental Substance Misuse WFD06-PSM01

    Code: WFD6-PSM01

    Date: 05th& 06th December 2019

    Location: Rathmor Centre, Blighs Lane, Derry, BT48 9PW

    Duration: 2 Days

    Price: £0.00 View

  • Substance Misuse Awareness WFD06-SMA11

    Code: WFD06-SMA11

    Date: 13th December 2019

    Location: CINI, 40 Montgomery Rd, Castlereagh, Belfast BT6 9HL

    Duration: 1 Day

    Price: £0.00 View

  • Safeguarding Children Affected By Parental Substance Misuse WFD06-HHP07

    Code: WFD06-HHP07

    Date: 27th November 2019

    Location: Omagh Enterprise Company, Great Northern Rd, Omagh BT78 5LU

    Duration: Half Day

    Price: £0.00 View

  • Safeguarding Children Affected By Parental Substance Misuse WFD06-HHP08

    Code: WFD06-HHP08

    Date: 11th December 2019

    Location: Lisburn Enterprise Organisation, Enterprise Centre, Ballinderry Road, Lisburn BT28 2BP

    Duration: Half Day

    Price: £0.00 View

  • Foundation Module - Children, Young People and Families WFD06FYP01

    Code: WFD06-FYP-01

    Date: 02nd, 09th & 16th December 2019

    Location: Broughshane House 70 Main St Broughshane Ballymena BT42 4JW

    Duration: 3 Days

    Price: £0.00 View

  • ASIST- Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training- SE288

    Code: SE288

    Date: 23rd & 24th March 2020

    Location: Derry/Londonderry area - venue tbc

    Duration: 2 Days

    Price: £0.00 View

  • ASIST- Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training- SE289

    Code: SE289

    Date: 30th & 31st March 2020

    Location: Belfast Area- Venue To Be Confirmed

    Duration: 2 Days

    Price: £0.00 View

  • Advanced Module-Level 3 Certificate in Tackling Substance Misuse WFD05 TSMyouth04

    Code: WFD05 TSMyouth04

    Date: Week 1-5 10th January - 7th February 2020 Week 6-10 21st February - 20th March 2020 Optional Module(27th March&3rd April 2020)

    Location: Tullyhommon Methodist Church Hall - High Street, Kesh, Co. Donegal, BT93 8BD

    Duration: 12 Days

    Price: £0.00 View

  • Safe Talk- SE290

    Code: SE290

    Date: 17th January 2020

    Location: Belfast Area- Venue To Be Confirmed

    Duration: 3 Hours

    Price: £0.00 View

  • Safe Talk- SE291

    Code: SE291

    Date: 13th February 2020

    Location: Derry/Londonderry area - venue tbc

    Duration: 3 Hours

    Price: £0.00 View

ASCERT
23 Bridge Street,
Lisburn
Co. Antrim
BT28 1XZ

Tel: 0800 2545 123
Fax: 028 9260 3874
Email: info@ascert.biz
Charity Number: NIC101239