• Does the course conform to the Australian/New Zealand
    Standards requirements?

  • Onsite Diagnostics’ Nationally Accredited HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing course has been developed to address legislative requirements for drug testing & alcohol testing in accordance with the following Australian & New Zealand  Standards:

  • AS/NZS 4308-2008 Procedures for specimen collection and the detection and quantitation of drugs of abuse in urine

  • AS/NZS 4760-2019 Procedures for specimen collection and the detection and quantitation of drugs in oral fluid

  • AS3547:1997 Breath Alcohol Testing Devices for Personal Use

  • NB There currently is no NZ standard for Alcohol breath testing, in the absence of this we are training to the Australian Standard above.

What Employment Pathways are available?

Employment pathways include working in drug and alcohol testing at mine sites, transport depots, large industrial sites, medical centres and other workplaces or environments where the need for drug and alcohol screening has been identified as a Workplace Health and Safety requirement.

Where is the training conducted?

In order to allow flexibility and convenience for work-places and their employees, we offer this course via distance learning.

You will have access to a qualified drug & alcohol testing officer/assessor over the phone who will assist you with any questions you have during your training. There is no classroom component required for distance learning.

A comprehensive training pack will be sent to you which includes drug testing equipment, student workbook and access to our online training portal.

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What are the course fees and duration?

Fees:

Distance Learning 

Refresher Course –  $695.00 per person – 9 hours of private study. (a person already has one or more of the above qualifications but requires a refresher to comply with Standards)

New Course Candidate – $895.00  Per person 9 hours of private study

Study at your own pace, complete the online modules, your written assessment and practical assessment in your own time. Then send your assessments to us for marking. There is no classroom component required.

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 an oral fluid drug test
12     Breathalyser basics
13     Conducting and recording a breath alcohol test

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Together we turn the risks drugs and alcohol present to the workplace into opportunities to grow your business. The future is in your hands.

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