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Drink Spiking Awareness

Our Drink Spiking Awareness course is designed to equip individuals, especially those involved in the beverage service industry, with essential knowledge to address the concerning issue of drink spiking.

In the UK, the actual prevalence of drink spiking remains elusive due to underreporting and challenges in detecting drugs that may leave the system quickly. This course takes a proactive approach by educating participants about the signs, risks, and consequences of drink spiking, enabling them to swiftly identify suspicious behavior and respond effectively.

By taking this course, you are not only taking steps to ensure the safety of patrons but also contribute to creating safer social environments. Join us in taking a significant step towards countering this issue and making a positive impact.

  • Fully accredited organisation
  • Compatible with PC, Mac, iOS, and Android devices
  • Printable PDF e-certificate upon completion
  • Online course with no time limits
  • Estimated duration: 25 minutes
  • Free for up to five users

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Course Content


Prevalence and reporting; Target demographics; Occurrence locations; Legal aspects.

What is Spiking?

Definition of spiking; Motives for spiking; Broadening the definition; Legal implications; Consequences and penalties.

What Substances Are Commonly Used?

Introduction to spiking methods; Commonly used substances.

What Are the Effects of Being Spiked?

Factors influencing effects; Confusion with alcohol effects; Severity and timing; Recognizing signs; Peculiar hangovers.

What To Do If You Suspect Someone Has Been Spiked?

Identifying suspected spiking; Prompt action; Actions at a licensed venue; Actions at a private residence; Reporting sexual assault; Reporting sexual assault; Reporting to police; Reporting to police; Helplines and support services; Concluding message.

Preventing Drink Spiking

Introduction to prevention; Protective measures; Commercially available Products; venues' responsibilities; Venue initiatives; Bar staff training; "Ask for Angela" scheme.

How it Works

Our Drink Spiking Awareness e-learning course is delivered online through our Tayl platform. This means you can complete this course on any device that can access the internet, and you can take a break at any time and save your progress. You can also add more users to your account, access more compliance training courses, and track who has done what.

Your Certificate

To complete your course and download your Drink Spiking Awareness certificate, you need to have correctly answered enough questions in the quizzes throughout the course. You’re able to retake these quizzes as many times as you want. The certificate is printable and will be accessible at any time when you log into our platform. The certificate is saved on our system so you can use it to prove a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

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Do I get a certificate?
Yes. When you complete a course you're issued with a printable PDF certificate at no extra cost.
Can I retake courses?
We understand that it can take a bit of time to understand the material. That's why you can have as many retries of a course as you need at no extra charge.
Why should I take a Drink Spiking Awareness course?
A Drink Spiking Awareness course equips you with crucial knowledge to identify, prevent, and respond to instances of drink spiking, promoting personal safety and the well-being of others in social situations.
Why is the course free?
It's not a trick, you really get this course, certificates, and our entire course library free forever for up to five users. All you need is a work email address. It's free because we believe in our product. And we think that once you try it, you'll come back to us again and recommend our system to your friends. So, what are you waiting for?
What devices do the courses work on?
The courses work on any modern internet browser on any device. Whether you're using Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Edge on an iPhone, Android, Laptop or PC everything will work just fine.
How does the money back guarantee work?
Really easily. Just let us know you'd like a refund and we'll make it happen. No questions asked.