This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing.
The unit applies to workers who may be required to provide, coordinate and manage a drug and/or alcohol testing site across a range of complex situations, including mining, community and workplace settings.
Methods of Delivery
1 day face-to-face training PLUS 18 hours onsite supervision
This course is delivered from 8:30am until 5:00pm on selected days. The total duration of in-house training takes place over one day.
18 hours onsite supervision must be supervised by personnel holding the correct qualification and recorded using the forms provided or a statutory declaration. Advance-Forward may be able to assist with placement however the student can arrange for their own placement.
Minimum Requirements for Eligibility
To be eligible for this course you are required to meet the following criteria:
- Be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or Resident documented with a Passport, Citizenship Certificate or Green Medicare Card (Must provide at least 1 Document)
- Prove your identity documented with a Drivers License, 18+ Proof of Age Card, Keypass Card or Passport (Must provide at least 1 Document)
- Students under 18 years of age are required to have parent/guardian permission
Upon successful completion of this course
Upon successful completion of the course you will be provided with a Statement of Attainment for HLTPAT005 – Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing. To achieve this qualification you will be required to complete and demonstrate an understanding through written assessments, verbal assessments and practical display assessments and case scenarios.
Upon successful completion of this course you will have the skills and knowledge to collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing.
All our courses are presented by experienced trainers who have relevant industry experience and the knowledge to assist you to collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing.
If you receive a non-satisfactory completion at the end of the course, you will be provided with a second opportunity to complete the course satisfactorily at no charge. Our trainers will use all available facilities to assist you in reaching a satisfactory grading. We do not guarantee the successful completion of this course, however we will provide you with the full support from our expert trainers for you to achieve the best possible outcome. Additional training opportunities will incur standard training & assessment costs.
Advance-Forward is not an employment agency. However, written references may be applied for by the student within 2 (two) weeks after the successful completion of the course.
Upon a successful completion of the first aid unit you may be able to apply for a position as a site specimen collection officer with your current or future employer.
Our Brisbane location is a 5 minute walk from the Springwood Bus Stop, we are a direct exit off the M1 Motorway heading south and around the corner from Arndale Shopping Centre. There is also plenty of parking available near our location.
Our Toowoomba location is a 5 minute drive from Toowoomba City. We are a direct exit off the Warrego Highway heading west just near the new Toowoomba Bypass at Charlton. There is also plenty of parking available near our location.
Contact us via email to [email protected] to book your onsite training at a facility of your choice with one of our experienced trainers.
The cost for the collect specimens of drugs of abuse testing unit of competency is $595. We accept payment by bank transfer, PayPal, cash or EFT/credit card facilities. Payment plans are not available for this course.
A deposit of $100 is required upon your enrolment, with refunds available as per our refund policy. A copy of our refund policy can be located on our website or a hard copy can be viewed in our student handbook.
Statement of Attainment
All statement of attainment and certificate’s issued by Advance-Forward Pty Ltd are Nationally Recognized Training.
Statement of Attainment’s and/or Certificate’s will be provided in an electronic form with a hardcopy available to collect or send via post. Express Post incurs $12.50 charge.
Statement of Attainment’s and/or Certificate’s can take up to 28 days to process. We will not “rush” Statement of Attainment’s and/or Certificate’s under any circumstances to allow for thorough marking, feedback and assessment.
Recognition Of Prior Learning Policy – not available for this unit of competency.
Credit Transfer Application – not available for this unit of competency.
All students are required to provide us with your USI number issued by the training authority. If you do not have a USI number please go to http://www.usi.gov.au and follow the prompts to apply for a USI number. Once we receive your USI we will provide you with a copy of our student handbook.