Federation of Drug & Alcohol Practitioners
Substance Misuse Management in General Practice (SMMGP)

FDAP Qualifications

FDAP provide a range of qualifications & certifications designed to recognise and demonstrate the competences of managers and practitioners in the drugs and alcohol field - based around DANOS and other relevant standards.

Our Qualification partners:

Open University

Human Performance

Practitioners (general)

FDAP Drug & Alcohol Professional Certification [DANOS-based]
A competence-based certification for practitioners, covering 10 units from DANOS and related national occupational standards, and providing externally-validated evidence of workplace competence. Cost: £75 (reductions available for FDAP affiliate agencies, no charge for FDAP NCAC Accredited Counsellors). [Open to FDAP members/associates only.]

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FDAP/Adfam Drug & Alcohol Family Worker Professional Certification
Adfam and the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners (FDAP) have jointly developed a competence-based certification for practitioners supporting families affected by drugs and alcohol. Adfam brings years of experience of working with families and practitioners and FDAP bring their expertise as the professional body and membership organisation for the drug and alcohol sector.

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Practitioners (counsellors)

FDAP National Counsellor Accreditation Certificate (NCAC)
Professional certification for drug & alcohol counsellors complementing FDAP's Drug & Alcohol Professional Certification [DANOS-based]. Cost: £150 (reductions available to FDAP affiliates). [Open to FDAP members/associates only.]

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Open University & CPD Courses

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Please click here for CPD Courses

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