Aquarius Life provides a broad range of training.

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Target Audience:

Anyone who wants to learn about drugs and alcohol, either for work purposes or personal interest.

Method of Delivery:

We offer this training either face to face or via zoom. This is usually a 4 hour course.

Aims & Objectives:

  • Increase awareness of drugs, medicines and alcohol
  • Explore the potential risks of substance misuse and understand the impacts on individuals and the community
  • Know the different categories of drugs and their impacts
  • Know some key facts about common substances
  • Be able to spot the signs of intoxication
  • Improve your confidence and skills in discussing substance use
  • Know where to go for help

Cost: £30 per delegate

To see the available dates for this course, click here.

Target Audience:

Anyone who wants to learn about addictions and dependency, either for work purposes or personal interest.

Method of Delivery:

We offer this training either face to face or via zoom.

Aims & Objectives:

To be familiar with:

  • How addiction happens
  • The risks related to substances, alcohol and gambling
  • A dependent person’s cycle of change
  • Tools and techniques for recovery
  • Personal support for an dependent person
  • Making a referral

Dates Available:

Cost: £45 per delegate

To see available dates for this course, click here. 

Target Audience:

Anyone who wants to learn about delivering a brief intervention, either for work purposes or personal interest.

Method of Delivery:

We offer this training either face to face or via zoom. This is usually a 3 hour course.

Aims & Objectives:

  • Understand why people use substances.
  • Understand more about the nature of dependency.
  • Brief interventions;
    • What they are
    • How to deliver them
    • When it is /isn’t appropriate to deliver them
    • Why they are important

Dates Available:

Cost: £30 per delegate

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Target Audience:

Anyone who wants to learn about gambling, either for work purposes or personal interest.

Method of Delivery:

We offer this training either face to face or via zoom.

Aims & Objectives:

  • How gambling becomes a problem
  • Consequences for the gambler and their family
  • How to help a gambler
  • Making a referral

Dates Available:

Cost: £30 per delegate

To see available dates for this course, click here. 

Target Audience:

Aquarius is an approved provider of the Drink Drive Rehabilitation Scheme and delivers DRIVE to those convicted of a drink drive conviction. For more information, please contact the Aquarius DRIVE office on 0121 622 6913.

Aquarius Life provides In Roads, which is an informative course, similar to DRIVE but shorter, and is for anyone who wants to develop their knowledge around drink/drug driving.  It is an ideal course for those who are learning to drive, as well as those who already hold a driving licence.

Method of Delivery:

We offer the training either face to face or via zoom.

Aims & Objectives:

To enable delegates to separate drinking from driving through education about alcohol.

  • Know how to calculate units using a variety of methods
  • Know how many units are in the drinks that you drink
  • Be able to calculate when you are alcohol free
  • Understand how alcohol affects the skills required for safe driving
  • Be able to identify risky driving behaviour and understand how alcohol can make the situation worse
  • Have a knowledge of alternatives to drinking and driving and things to be considered
  • Have some understanding of the legal processes, including the sentencing guidelines
  • Be able to identify the consequences of drinking and driving
  • Know what a high risk offender is
  • Have a basic knowledge around drug driving

Dates Available:

Cost: £45 per delegate

To see the available dates for this course, click here. 

Please click here for our coping with ‘lockdown fatigue’ specific resilience course.

Target Audience:

Anyone who wants to learn about resilience, either for work purposes or personal interest.

Method of Delivery:

We offer this training either face to face or via zoom.

Aims & Objectives:

  • Develop a better understanding of what stress is and what causes stress
  • Develop a better understanding of what resilience is
  • Develop other strategies that might help slow the emergence of stress and to identify alternative strategies to managing personal stress
  • Consider how to apply these strategies practically

Dates Available:

Cost: £30 per delegate

To see available dates for this course, please click here.