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HLTPAT005 Collect Specimens For Drugs of Abuse 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.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a Collect Specimens For Drugs of Abuse Testing (HLTPAT005) Statement of Attainment.

This qualification is suited for job roles such as:

  • Workplace Drug Testing Officer
  • Workplace Alcohol Testing Officer
  • Workplace Health and Safety Officer
  • Workplace Heath and Safety Advisor
  • Workplace Supervisors / Managers / HR managers
  • Pathology Collector
  • Security Officer

There are no formal prerequisite units required for entry into this course.

You will however require intermediate English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.

Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.

You will need to provide on enrolment:

  • Enrolment Form
  • USI
  • Photo Identification
  • Payment

To complete this course you must demonstrate competency in 1 unit of competency.

  • HLTPAT005 Collect Specimens For Drugs of Abuse Testing

Face to Face 1 day

8.30am – 2.00pm

We currently deliver this course at the following locations:

  • North Lakes (QLD)
  • Meadowbrook (QLD)
  • Ashmore (QLD)

We can also deliver this course for a group of employees at your site. Simply contact us for a quote.

Course Fees

Payment Plans

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Other Information

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Assessment Re-Submission Fees

Should you be deemed not competent after 2 attempts at a unit of competency, an assessment re-submission fee of $50 will apply per assessment.

After completing this course you may wish to further your studies with:

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