WayPoint Training

Open Courses

Waypoint Courses are underpinned by up to date evidence based approaches and designed by trainers with an in-depth knowledge of the theoretical basis of the training and the ability to translate this into skills. We have grouped our courses into themed pillars. Some of our courses can be offered on an accredited basis. For further information or to discuss your specific requirements please contact us.

First Pillar

Substance Use and Complex Needs – gain knowledge, awareness and skills with our courses which include:

  • Drugs Awareness including NPS and Spice
  • Alcohol Awareness
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • The New Neuroscience of Addiction
  • Harm Reduction Approaches
  • Working in a Needle Exchange

Second Pillar

Behaviour Change Skills – evidence based approaches which can be used to effect behaviour change in a range of settings and circumstances. Includes:

  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution Focussed Approaches
  • CBT for substance misuse, anxiety and depression
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Counselling Skills

Third Pillar

Cultivating a Positive Group Dynamic – organisational development training to ensure you get the best out of your staff. Includes:

  • Group facilitation Skills
  • Getting the Most Out of Your Team
  • Solution Focussed Management Supervision Skills
  • Peer Support Skills –cultivating ‘experts by experience’
  • Mentoring Skills

Fourth Pillar

The Human Journey – new approaches becoming increasingly popular as ways to increase personal and organisational effectiveness and well-being. Including:

  • Introduction to Mindfulness
  • Mindful based Living Course
  • Using 5 Ways to Well Being Approaches


Waypoint Training is a trading department of Airedale Voluntary Drug and Alcohol Agency (trading as Project 6), a registered charity (number 1173006) and a company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales (number 3430925)