Drug and Alcohol Screening
Course Cost: $500.00
The unit HLTPAT304D - Collect pathology specimens other than blood is a comprehensive pathology training course provided in layman’s terms. Developed to meet legislative requirements for drug testing in accordance with 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.
The training covers the competence required to use and correctly interpret drug testing equipment, collect oral and urine samples for both onsite screening tests and preparation and packaging for dispatch to an Australian Standards approved laboratory for confirmatory testing. How to conduct a breath alcohol test in a workplace environment using an Australian Standards approved Breathalyser is included in this course.
This training is delivered under agreement with Firstaid Advantage, RTO 32273.
HLTPAT304D – Collect pathology specimens other than blood
Recommended refresher every 24 months
The course is nationally recognised through inclusion on the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF). Workplace Approved throughout Australia.
6 – 8 hours depending on class size and experience.
This training is recommended to anyone performing drug/alcohol testing and the collection of samples in the workplace.
It is recommended that students have sufficient literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the course. There is no pre-requisite for this unit. Recommended for students over 14yrs only.
- Perform breath alcohol testing
- Perform oral fluid drug testing
- Perform urine drug testing
- Hygiene protocol and hazard identification
- Chain of custody
- Record management
- Sample storage
- Waste removal and disposal
- Planning and preparation
Requirements for Completion
100% attendance and participation.