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

FDAP Qualifications: Drug & Alcohol Professional Certification

Applications

Note - Please read all the documentation relating to this scheme before submitting an application. We regret that payments accompanying an unsuccessful application can not be refunded.

Initial certification

To submit an initial application for either Registration or Accreditation applicants must supply:

  • Application form (this form is for both Registration & Accreditation) [PDF version]
  • Workplace assessment - comprising individual unit reports for all units for which the applicant does not have direct, externally validated, evidence of competence plus Senior Manager Approval form
  • Copies of any relevant qualification certificates - endorsed by the applicant's line manager / supervisor

The cost of an application for initial certification is £75 (reductions are available for those applying through an affiliated agency).

Upgrade

To submit an application for upgrade from registration to accreditation applicants should contact us at office@fdap.org.uk.

The standard fee for an upgrade is £25.

Re-certification

To be re-certified, applicants must supply, in support of their continuing competence:

  • Application form (the same form as per an initial application) [PDF version]
  • Workplace assessment - comprising individual unit reports for all units for which the applicant does not have direct, externally validated, evidence of competence plus Senior Manager Approval form

The cost of an application for re-certification is £75.

Resubmission

Applicants may resubmit an application for certification / recertification following an earlier unsuccessful submission.

The cost of resubmission is £25.

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