​​​​​​​​​Level 2 Award in Drugs Awareness for Licensed Hospitality Staff

​​​This qualification has been designed to raise awareness of the illegal drugs scene and to give a basic knowledge of the law relating to the use and supply of illegal drugs on licensed premises.

The ADALHS is for anyone working in licensed premises who may be exposed to illegal drug activity.

Achieving the ADALHS will give the learner the knowledge and confidence they need to help prevent and deal effectively with any drug related problems in the premises in which they work.

Included on the course

  • 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 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 drug dealers
  • How to comply with the legal requirements in relation to drugs that are found or confiscated
  • How to eliminate drugs from your premises
  • How to comply with the requirements of public safety


Free for our publicans and their staff.

Pricing structure

This course is free of charge to publicans and their members of staff. However, please note that cancelling a course without sufficient notice will incur a cancellation fee: 

  • Over 15 days' notice = No charge
  • Between 8 – 15 days = £50 + VAT
  • Less than 8 days' notice = £100 + VAT
  • Failure to attend = £250 + VAT


Delegates must bring identification to the course. Full details will be provided in the confirmation pack at time of booking.

​Course duration

1 day​​



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