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Substance Use in the Trades: Being Aware NEW! FREE!

Increase your awareness about the impacts of stigma, and the importance of a healthy and safe workplace.

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Description

In 2023, the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum commissioned a research study called Understanding Substance Use Among Apprentices in the Skilled Trades. The purpose of the study was to better understand the lived experiences of apprentices and tradespeople. Some of the study’s key findings will be discussed in this course.

The course aims to raise awareness about the impacts of stigma and the importance of a healthy and safe workplace.

This free course is part of a three-course series on substance use in the trades. You may also be interested in Substance Use in the Trades: Harm Reduction and Substance Use in the Trades: Supporting Your Well-being.

Topics include:

  • Understanding substance use
  • Understanding stigma

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recall the reported effects of substance use
  • Recognize the impacts of stigma

Average time to complete this course is approximately 15 minutes.

Target Audience

This course is recommended for workers in the trades and is also suitable for workers in organizations of all sizes, across all industries and occupations.

Prerequisite

None

Certificate of Completion

This course is offered free of charge to promote awareness of the topic only, and a certificate of completion is not provided.

System Requirements

This course is delivered online. View the minimum system requirements to take this course.

Review Process

CCOHS courses are unique in that they are developed by subject specialists in the field, and reviewed by representatives from labour, employers and government to ensure the content and approach are unbiased and credible.

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum Partnership

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum promotes apprenticeship training with the goal of cultivating a highly skilled, diverse, productive and mobile skilled trades labour force.

VuBiz Partnership

We partnered with Vubiz - an international leader in e-learning development - to create this e-course. Vubiz offers other related e-learning courses that may also be of interest to you. Read about them in the Vubiz Catalogue of e-learning courses.


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The CCOHS Difference

CCOHS courses are unique in that they are developed by subject specialists in the field, and reviewed by representatives from labour, employers and government to ensure the content and approach are unbiased and credible.

Certificate of Completion

Earn a certificate upon successful course completion (except free awareness courses).

Created in Partnership

We partner with Vubiz, an international leader in elearning development, to deliver our courses.