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DRUG TESTING | Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing




The Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing course demonstrates the skills and knowledge required to confirm collection requirements, prepare client and equipment and collect specimens via urine and/or oral and breath testing following the special procedures that apply for drugs of abuse testing.


Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
DRUG TESTING | Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing 20 December 2022 08:00 am - 02:00 pm 7/231 Holt Street Pinkenba 4008 6 $660.00
Target AudienceLearning OutcomesLearning MethodsProgram BenefitsContent
This course applies to individuals working either within a in mine site collection centre, in hospitals, in other health care environments and workplaces where drugs of abuse testing takes place.  Participants include those who are required to perform drug and alcohol screening at their workplace or provide testing services to industry.

For Health and Safety Managers or Supervisors, this course aims to improve knowledge of the drug and alcohol screening process, including the legislative requirements. Additionally, participants will develop the skills to process either developing and/or implementation of a workplace drug and alcohol testing culture.

• $660.00 per candidate, or please contact us for group rates 

PPE Requirements - Enclosed footwear, long pants and a sleeved shirt are required at Baseline Training courses
  • Upon successful completion of this course, each candidate will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following unit:
  • HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing

The Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing course can be facilitated via a blended delivery model of both online and face-to- face training and assessment.  This blended delivery model includes a combination of hands on practical and theoretical activities‚ scenario based assessment activities and candidate assessment.

Course and Assessment conditions Outline:

The Drug and Alcohol course has the following course and assessment criteria requirements:

  • Minimum enrolment numbers are required to enable the completion of the assessment criteria of: Collections of at least 3 different client samples
  • Note:  In order to meet the practical assessment requirements a Supervisor is required to sign-off on the practical assessment.  The supervisor must ‘currently working in a collections role for at least an 18 hour per fortnight period’
  • Should you not in a position to secure a Supervisor that meets the criteria, please contact a member of our Baseline training team to discuss your assessment options

Delivery Mode/s:

• Blended Delivery:  2 Hours Online Theory attendance 4 Hours Practical Face-to-Face program [Eligibility criteria applies]


 • Full Face- to- Face Delivery:  6 Hour program

All current Baseline Training related policies including Course Cancellation and Refund Policy can be located within the Learner Handbook located on the Baseline Training website.  

  • Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework
  • A safer and healthier workplace. Instituting a comprehensive drug and alcohol testing program is a sure way to promote the minimum business expectations of an organisation
  • Reduction in risk and potential liability costs
  • Promotes a stable workforce
  • Confirm, prepare and undertake collection procedures requirements including:
  • Identify client following organisation and regulatory procedures
  • Confirm that client meets pre-testing criteria for required collection
  • Obtain consent for collection procedure from client and explain collection procedure to client
  • Ensure the collection environment is prepared according to requirements of standards
  • Select equipment and ask client to select collection kit according to organisation procedures if applicable to standard
  • Adopt standard and additional infection control guidelines and precautions according to organisation documented procedure
  • Ensure sample integrity by testing and securing sample immediately following collection and for duration of time that sample is responsibility of the collector