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Accredited Training

NATIONALLY-ACCREDITED TRAINING- NEW 2016 INDUSTRY STANDARD COURSE

Drug & Alcohol Screening Officer Training Course 

HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing

(This course replaces HLTPAT304D Collect pathology specimens other than blood)

 Certified Drug & Alcohol Screening Officer training course (HLTPAT005 - Collect pathology specimens other than blood) has been developed to address legislative requirements for drug testing & alcohol testing in accordance with the following Australian Standards:

AS/NZS 4308-2008 Procedures for specimen collection and the detection and quantitation of drugs of abuse in urine

AS 4760-2006 Procedures for specimen collection and the detection and quantitation of drugs in oral fluid

AS3547:1997 Breath Alcohol Testing Devices for Personal Use

In accordance with OH&S requirements all drug & alcohol testing officers are required to hold a Statement of Attainment in accordance with the Australian Quality Training Framework under the definition of 'Collector' in the relevant Australian Standards.

The unit 'HLTPAT005 - Collect pathology specimens other than blood' is a comprehensive pathology based training course provided in laymans terms, available via both distance/online learning or via classroom training.

 What is the course content?

 The learning program is designed to ensure correct procedures are followed when performing onsite drug tests & alcohol breath tests and preparing & packaging a drug or alcohol test specimen for laboratory testing, and specifically covers:

1       Introduction
2       Drug types and their effects
3       Review of Australian Standards
4       Drug testing methods
5       Arranging a drug test
6       Drug testing equipment types (urine drug test cups & saliva drug tests)
7       Confirmatory testing at the laboratory
8       Chain-of-custody requirements
9       Drug Test integrity
10     Conducting a urine drug test
11     Conducting and oral fluid drug test
12     Breathalyser basics
13     Conducting and recording a breath alcohol test

Where is the training conducted?

In order to allow flexibility and convenience for work-places and their employees we offer this course via distance learning.

You will have access to a qualified drug & alcohol testing officer/assessor over the phone who will assist you with any questions you have during your training.

A comprehensive training pack will be sent to you which includes drug testing equipment, student workbook and access to our online training portal.

What are the course fees and duration?

Fees:

Distance Learning Course Fee $760 per person

For training at your workplace the cost varies please contact us for a quote.

Duration:

Distance Learning - 9 hours private study

Classroom training - 1 day program of 8-9 hours + lunch

On completion of the course participants will be issued with a 'Statement of Attainment' allowing them to work as drug & alcohol screening officers in a workplace environment.

A study kit with course materials will be sent to you upon enrolment.

Download:           Course Information Sheet                              Student Enrolment Form                                 

Alternatively if you wish to participate in the Nationally Accredited Training either as an individual or organise training for your team, please contact us.