HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing
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:
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.
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:
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
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.
For training at your workplace the cost varies please contact us for a quote.
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.
Alternatively if you wish to participate in the Nationally Accredited Training either as an individual or organise training for your team, please contact us.