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DRUG TESTING | Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing

HLTPAT005

Introduction:

The 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 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

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.

Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
DRUG TESTING - HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing 20 May 2021 08:00 am - 04:00 pm 7/231 Holt Street Pinkenba 4008 10 $660.00
DRUG TESTING - HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing 3 June 2021 08:00 am - 04:00 pm 7/231 Holt Street Pinkenba 4008 10 $660.00
DRUG TESTING - HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing 17 June 2021 08:00 am - 04:00 pm 7/231 Holt Street Pinkenba 4008 10 $660.00
DRUG TESTING - HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing 1 July 2021 08:00 am - 04:00 pm 7/231 Holt Street Pinkenba 4008 10 $660.00
DRUG TESTING - HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing 15 July 2021 08:00 am - 04:00 pm 7/231 Holt Street Pinkenba 4008 10 $660.00
DRUG TESTING - HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing 29 July 2021 08:00 am - 04:00 pm 7/231 Holt Street Pinkenba 4008 10 $660.00
Target AudienceLearning OutcomesLearning MethodsProgram BenefitsContent
This course applies to individuals working in collection centres, 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.
  • • Confirm collection requirements within the organisation and regulatory procedures
  • • Prepare for collection procedure and ensure the collection environment is prepared according to requirements of standards
  • • Collect specimen according to standard and organisation procedures
  • • Follow post collection procedures including disposal of waste in accordance with infection control protocols and organisation policies and procedures

Our Face to Face course requires learners to participate in practical ‘hands-on’ training.

The course delivery includes classroom based face to face group discussions, and simulated and scenario based learning.

Delivery Mode:
• One Day course
• Classroom based training
• Our Pinkenba facility (free parking) OR Onsite Training
• Delivery can consist of face to face, and practical simulations

Pricing:
• Individuals: $660 per person
• Groups: Quotation available upon request

Locations:
Brisbane, Townsville, Mackay, Gladstone, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, and Toowoomba and various locations/worksites as required.
 
Please call us on 1300 227 354 to enquire about our upcoming courses or to discuss your group training needs. 
 

  • • A safer and healthier workplace. Instituting a comprehensive drug and alcohol testing program is a sure way to enhance an organisation's overall job safety
  • • Increased productivity. When under the influence, employees are unable to perform at their best
  • • Reduced liability costs
  • • Promotes a stable workforce
  • Confirm collection 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
  • Prepare for collection procedure including:
  • • Ensure 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
  • Collect specimen including:
  • • Adopt standard and additional infection control guidelines and precautions according to organisation documented procedure
  • • Assure sample integrity by testing and securing sample immediately following collection and for duration of time that sample is responsibility of the collector