You must be suitably qualified to carry out training and assessment - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.
You need to ensure that you have suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.
These qualifications are work based awards and learners' skills and knowledge are assessed in the workplace whilst working directly with people who misuse substances such as drugs and alcohol.
To find all the requirements for assessment and delivery, download the course handbooks from the centre documents section.
Learners must be working with substance misusers or work within a substance misuse setting or agency on a full or part time basis and in paid or voluntary work.