HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing

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  • 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 Specimens for Drugs of Abuse Testing’ is a comprehensive pathology based training course provided in layman’s terms, available through a highly interactive online course (self-pace) followed by hands-on classroom training.

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Fast Facts

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  • Duration:   Distance Learning + half day face-to-face
  • Certificate: 3 Years
  • Prerequisites: NIL
  • Cost: $975.00

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Our Trainers

All of our trainers are healthcare professionals I.e. Paramedics,
Emergency First Responders, Certified Testers, Nurses – specialists in the field, all with REAL-LIFE EXPERIENCE!

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Learning Objectives

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. The course specifically covers:

  • Introduction
  • Drug types and their effects
  • Review of Australian Standards & Legislation
  • Drug testing methods
  • Arranging a drug test
  • Drug testing equipment types (urine drug test cups & saliva drug tests)
  • Confirmatory testing at the laboratory
  • Chain-of-custody requirements
  • Drug Test integrity
  • Conducting a urine drug test
  • Conducting and oral fluid drug test
  • Breathalyser basics
  • Conducting and recording a breath alcohol test

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Course Details

Self-paced distance learning (nominal hours 10), including 1-day face-to-face training which covers both the theory and practical aspects of operating as a Workplace Drug and Alcohol Tester.[/vc_column_text]

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Certificate Validity

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Enrolment Information

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HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing
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