Drug and Alcohol Screening

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48 Mulherin Drive, Mackay Harbour, QLD 4740   View map
0429 230 714

HLTPAT005 – Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing

Units of Competency on Certificate
HLTPAT005 – Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing

In a relaxed and enjoyable environment, you will achieve the skills and knowledge for Drug and Alcohol Testing.

This unit describes 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.

This unit applies to individuals working in collection centres, in hospitals, in other health care environments and workplaces where drugs of abuse testing takes place.

It is a requirement for firms collecting urine or oral fluid samples who wish to meet Australian Standards to have their collectors trained as per the definition of collector under AS/NZS4308:2008 and AS4760:2006.

  • Face-to-face training
  • Course learner guide provided on enrolment
  • No pre-course work to complete
  • Nationally accredited certificate on successful completion
  • Online Booking and payment available

Drug and Alcohol Screening


Certificate: On successful completion and verified USI your Statement of Attainment will be emailed to you, the evening after the course.


Duration: 6 hours – Normally 8am to 2pm


Qualification Validity: Currently no expiry date for the certificate


Course Cost:
$580.00 per participant. GST Free
Group bookings (min of 8 persons per unit of competency) please email or speak to one team to discuss group costing. Onsite pricing may vary eg. Travel, please email or speak to one team to discuss group costing.


Locations: 48 Mulherin Drive, Mackay Harbour, QLD 4740 – Onsite at your workplace (min of 8 persons per unit of competency)


How to book: Enrol online


How to make payment: When you enrol online you will be given options to pay as below.
Company bookings: You can pay by Visa or Mastercard or supply PO number
Invoice after the course for EFT or credit card payment.
For individuals: You will be given the option to pay by Visa or Mastercard or cash on the day with tax invoice issued.


Entry Requirements: There are no pre-requisites for this course; however, it is recommended participants have sufficient English language and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the training.
Participants will also be required to undertake practical training and assessments.
Participants under the age of 18 are required to provide a consent form completed by their legal guardian. Consent form


Minimum Age: Enrolments not excepted for participants under of the age of 14 for this course.


Requirements for Successful Completion: Participants are required to attend 100% of this training, and successfully demonstrate competence in all assessment activities.


Places are available for this course, to BOOK go to: https://firstaidadvantage.com.au/courses/


SKU: N/A Category:
Additional Information
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Requirements:

Participants will need suitable LLN skills to complete the following tasks/skills:

– Read information from a PowerPoint and whiteboard
– Listen and understand verbal information by an English-speaking trainer
– Complete written incident report forms in English
– Read and answer a multiple-choice & short-written question paper
– Listen to instructions of an Automated External Defibrillator where prompts are delivered in English and count to 30

Topics covered:

– Outline the responsibilities of a collector and the employee
– Detail best practice principles to ensure privacy and confidentiality
– Duty of care, provision of information, fairness, and gender and cultural sensitivity
– Plan & conduct appropriate testing activities
– Respectful communication about testing activities & outcomes
– Respond effectively to testing challenges including positive test results
– Providing testing in remote locations, dealing with refusal, or failure to undergo testing
– Outline notification and record keeping requirements for
– D&A testing
– Chain of Custody procedure


June 20 2019, July 25 2019, August 22 2019, September 26 2019, October 24 2019, November 21 2019

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