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Emergency Risk Management Qld   

Professional, High Quality Training with a Difference 

Nationally Accredited

Collect Specimens for drug of abuse testing


This course replaces HLTPAT304D Collect pathology specimens other than blood 

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

Does the course conform to the Australian

Standards requirements?

Certified Drug & Alcohol Screening Officer training course 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.

Where is the training conducted?

In order to allow flexibility and convenience for work-places and their employees we offer this course at your workplace or at our location.

Course provided in association with Onsite Diagnostics Pty. Ltd. 
A Registered Training Organisation - Nation Provider Number 91700 



Oral Fluid (saliva) Drug & Alcohol Test Usage & Information  

Urine Drug & Alcohol Testing