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Collect Specimens for Drug of Abuse Testing HLTPAT005
Collect Specimens for Drug of Abuse Testing HLTPAT005

Mon, 27 May

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Orana Skills Centre

Collect Specimens for Drug of Abuse Testing HLTPAT005

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Time and Location

27 May 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm AEST

Orana Skills Centre, 9-11 White St, Dubbo NSW 2830, Australia

About the course

This 1-day nationally accreddited course is designed to train people in how to conduct drug and alcohol testing. This course will enable students to understand how to complete alcohol and other drug testing in the workplace in a safe, legal and ethical manner.

It is a requirement for anyone collecting urine or oral fluid samples to meet Australian Standards and to be trained as a collector per AS/NZS 4308:2008, AS 4760:2019, and AS 3547:2019.

Course Content 

This course provides the skills and knowledge to be able to safely perform drug and alochol testing in the workplace, that complies with Australian Standards. 

Topics Include:

  • Regulatory requirements
  • Australian standards
  • Risk and hazard identification and management
  • Breath alcohol techniques and testing equipment
  • Oral fluid (saliva) techniques and testing equipment
  • Urine testing techniques and testing equipment
  • Infectin control, safety and personal protective equipment
  • Privacy, consent and testing procecedures
  • Chain of custody

Enrolment

Students will need a valid USI Number to enrol. If you do not have a USI, please apply here Get a USI | Unique Student Identifier. If you are unsure what your USI number is, please phone 1300 857 536.

Entry Requirements 

There are no prerequisite units. Participants will need oral communication skills to effectively collect specimence, complete testing record and chain of custody documentation. 

Assessment Methods 

Progressive assessment throughout the course,  including demonstration of practical skills and written  and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge. 

Award Issued 

A nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued to all successful participants issued by Safeguard Training and Services (RTO 90987).

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