National Safety Services
THE HUNTER REGIONS LEADING HEALTH & SAFETY TRAINING EXPERTS

Drug and Alcohol Screening Course

Drug and Alcohol

Screening Training

 
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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.

Qualification Issued

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.

Program Duration

6 – 8 hours depending on class size and experience.

Target Audience

This training is recommended to anyone performing drug/alcohol testing and the collection of samples in the workplace.

Entry Requirements

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.

Core Content

  • 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.