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Drugs of Abuse Testing Officer Training Course
Online / Blended Delivery Mode

Perform Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing

Accredited Training, Nationally Recognised

We offer a comprehensive training course facilitated by highly knowledgeable and experienced trainers with current industry experience.


Please find further information below:





The online training course is currently on promotion at $595.00 per person  (normally $750.00). 


Accredited training is GST exempt.


A course competency Wallet Card is included. 





We specialise in delivering a nationally accredited drug and alcohol testing training course.


You will learn the theory and practical elements of carrying out a range of workplace drug and alcohol testing and also the related record-keeping requirements of performing these duties:


  • Urine Sample Collection and Testing

  • Oral Fluid (Saliva) Sample Collection and Testing

  • Breath Alcohol Testing / Breathalyser Operation


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a nationally recognised
Statement of Attainment: HLTPAT005  Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing.


Free course competency Wallet Card included.


The Wallet Card is a convenient way of having a record of your certification with you at all times.  It also lists your Statement of Attainment number which certain organisations require when completing the Chain of Custody form.  


Your Statement of Attainment remains your official record.



Online Theory

The online component of the blended training course will provide you with the understanding of the processes, regulations and guidelines for conducting drug and alcohol testing in the workplace.


As you progress through the material you will need to complete assessments related to the content just completed.  This may include various formats, including short answer, true or false, yes or no, multiple choice or drag and drop questions, etc.  



Webinar Practical

Once the online training has been completed and you feel confident, the practical assessments can be undertaken. You will then book an appointment to complete a webinar session with one of our assessors.  


Please allow approximately 1 - 2 hours for this session.


At this session we will be reviewing the theory component and you will need to confirm your knowledge and understanding of the content.


You will have the opportunity to clarify any areas of interest or concern.


The assessment will include fully preparing a sample for further laboratory analysis as required under the Australian Standards utilising the testing equipment we will send to you.


The completed testing documentation, will need to be submitted to Progressive Diagnostics for verification.


Please Note:      Progressive Diagnostics uses Zoom as our webinar platform. If your organisation has another platform, please contact us to discuss further.



Please select the link below to enrol into this training course.


Once your enrolment has been processed we will forward an invoice and confirmation letter with full details regarding activation of the online training course.



Further information explaining the training and assessment process and your rights and responsibilities is also available in the Participant Handbook.



Participants need to be a minimum of 18 years of age. 


Participants will be required to complete the course using the English language, both spoken and written in a legible manner. Participants are also required to be able to read and apply the course content.


Participants are required to be able to work autonomously and to make judgements within the responsibility of their job role working in collection centres, various industry environments and workplaces where drugs of abuse testing takes place.


Participants also need to have the ability to provide solutions to both predicable and unpredictable situations.

The assessor must be satisfied that the participant has sufficient knowledge of the English language, both written and oral, to safely perform the required work.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please call 1300 711 116 during office hours, or complete our contact form.
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