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Alcohol awareness training

Train the trainer workshop on running alcohol awareness session to students


This training will enable staff to deliver alcohol awareness training to students and explore how to run a successful alcohol awareness interventions. As recommended by the recent UUK report into student initiations, the training will also cover educating students about the risks of consuming alcohol in large quantities and guidance on caring for those who are drunk.  

Learning outcomes

After completing the training, attendees will:

  • Be confident in how to deliver alcohol awareness training to students
  • Understand how to run alcohol awareness interventions
  • Be equipped to educate students about the risks of consuming alcohol in large quantities and how to care for those who are intoxicated

Who should attend?

This training is appropriate for students' union and university staff.

What SOS-UK programmes does the training support?

This training can support the delivery of Alcohol Impact, Drug and Alcohol Impact and Drink Rethink.

What are the options for bespoke delivery?

This training is available as either centrally run sessions (see below for any upcoming dates) or as bespoke delivery for individual institutions / students' unions

This training may be delivered in person or online.

The centrally-run training lasts for 3 hours.


Next training is taking place on 25th of May 2023 13:00 - 16:00 online

Find out more here: https://tinyurl.com/2p98dh9u


Ticket Price: £48 (inc. VAT)

For bespoke delivery in individual institutions/students' unions, please get in touch to discuss your requirements at learningacademy@sos-uk.org

Feedback from previous attendees

"I'm a hard person to please when it comes to training but this was excellent. Very informative and lots of different ideas which you can choose form to develop your own sessions." University staff member
"This was super insightful and I learnt a lot. I also now have a whole new perspective on how to deal with situations that may arise." Students' union staff member
"I feel that I have up-skilled in certain areas such as how to make alcohol unit understanding relatable as well as learning more myself. This training will change the tone of the support I offer instead of feeling like I am lecturing students on what to avoid." Students' union staff member