Accredited Training

Access to Higher Education Diploma in Substance Misuse

The aim of this course is to provide students with a broad, evidence-based framework within which to develop their practice as skilled, creative and competent drug and alcohol practitioners. It combines placement practice with classroom teaching. This Ascentis Accredited Access to H.E Diploma in Practitioner in Substance Misuse is a 60 credit course delivered over a 12 month period. 

ILM Level 5 Leadership & Management Diploma, Certificate or Award

EDAS is a recognised Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) provider. If you are interested in management and leadership training then EDAS delivers a Level 5 Leadership & Management Diploma, Certificate or Award through its learning centre, fully accredited by the ILM.

Level 3 Certificate in Applied Therapeutic Skills

This 12-week course is aimed at developing professional competencies in supporting vulnerable individuals, through a better understanding of relevant psychotherapy and counselling techniques. To find out more about the Level 3 Certificate in Applied Therapeutic Skills please contact the EDAS Learning Centre on 01202 743279 or via the Contact Us page.

Level 3 Award in Education & Training (used to be PTTLS)

An important foundation for anyone wishing to deliver training. This is a 10-week course accredited by NOCN that aims to develop generic teaching skills for those wishing to work within further education, adult education, the Voluntary Sector, commerce, industry, the Public Sector or HM forces.

Level 2 Mentoring

A great opportunity to re-engage with further education and an important qualification for anyone wishing to work in supporting others. A ten-week course accredited by NOCN that introduces the role of mentoring and the boundaries and responsibilities of a mentor.

Motivational Interviewing - Two Day Accredited Training Course

An amazing opportunity to acquire three accredited units in Motivational Interviewing. Accredited by Ascentis these three units, delivered over two days, will give a solid foundation to understanding this powerful approach. Born out of working with addiction, MI is now being used in all areas aimed at behavioural change.

National Open College Network (NOCN) Accreditation

The National Open College Network is the leading credit and unit based Awarding Body in the UK. It provides a national framework of credit-based units and qualifications which are underpinned by a range of national and local services, including curriculum support and staff development.

NOCN works with over 3,000 centres across the UK developing flexible and responsive credit based awards and qualifications that widen access to lifelong learning and address exclusion, participation and achievement. NOCN gives approval to centres that can demonstrate the ability to meet national requirements for course delivery and quality assurance to support credit awards and qualifications.

The EDAS Learning Centre is a recognised centre with the NOCN. This means we are able to offer courses approved and accredited by NOCN giving the learner a nationally recognised qualification.

We can design and deliver a vast range of courses from NOCN, Ascentis and ILM. Examples of courses that we
deliver are:

  • Communication in the Workplace Level 3 - £300.00pp
  • Brief Interventions Level 3 - £300.00pp
  • Introduction to Drug Awareness Level 2 - £225.00pp
  • Introduction to Alcohol Awareness Level 2 - £225.00pp
  • Mentoring Level 2 - £225.00pp
  • Preparation for Employment Level 1 - £165.00pp
  • Recovery Foundation in Life Skills Entry Level 3 - £165.00pp

For all other courses, EDAS can offer an attendance certificate with DANOS competencies matched to the content.

View the 2017-18 timetable.

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