The Certified Drug Screening Officer course has been developed to address the legislative requirements for drug and 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 4760-2006 Procedures for specimen collection and the detection and quantitation of drugs in oral fluid Successful completion of this course allows graduates to work as Drug Test Technicians in a variety of industries including security, mining, transport, aviation and maritime security. Graduates will gain an understanding of applicable laws and regulations pertaining to drug testing and the correct methods for carrying out the testing process accurately and fairly.
HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing
POSSIBLE EMPLOYMENT PATHWAYS
Drug and Alcohol Screening Officer at:
- Mine sites
- Transport industry
- Aviation and maritime sites
- Security industry, i.e. armed guards, crowd controllers
- Workplaces where the need for drug screening has been identified as a Workplace Health and Safety requirements
|Course Duration||Self-paced + 18 hours work placement|
We run courses regularly and we’re now taking new enrolments… To enquire or to enrol, contact Specialised Career Solutions using our enquiry form or call 1300 893 727
This course is delivered by flexible delivery options, requiring completion of an E-Learning program and knowledge assessment practical component. Participants must complete 18 hours practical supervision by a person currently working in a collection role (within a 14 day period) To complete the training program, the following assessment conditions must be met:
Option 1: The candidate’s work activities must be supervised by a person currently working in a collection role for at least 18 hours in a fortnight time period: This option is ideal for those persons employed by a company which already has qualified persons on staff and appropriate facilities.
Option 2: Specialised Career Solutions provides this supervisory requirement with our Drug Testing Division, “DTT Drug Test Technician” participants must attend two days (9 hours each)
Specialised Career Solutions also offers the following security industry courses in Adelaide: