Drug and Alcohol Testing Training
Drug and Alcohol use is a risk to all in the workplace!

Progressive Diagnostics specialises in delivering a nationally recognised Drug and Alcohol Specimen Collection training course which includes: urine sample collection and testing, oral fluid (saliva) sample collection and testing and breathalyser operation.

The previous Unit of Competency, HLTPAT304D, has been superseded, a new nationally recognised Unit of Competency, HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing, has been introduced and is now available at Progressive Diagnostics.

Our course will give you the skills to perform the duties of a Drugs of Abuse Testing Officer.

It is a requirement for companies 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.


Urine, Oral Fluid (Saliva) and Breath Alcohol Testing

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 (AS/NZS 4308:2008);
   -  Oral fluid (saliva) sample collection and testing (AS 4760:2006);
   -  Breathalyser operation (AS 3547)

Unit of Competency
Nationally Recognised Unit of Competency

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the following unit of competency:

HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing.



People that would like to become certified to perform workplace drug and alcohol testing.

Employment pathways could include drug and alcohol testing at mine sites, large industrial sites, transport depots, medical centres and other workplaces or environments where the need for drug and alcohol screening has been identified as a Occupational Health and Safety requirement.



1 Day (Approximately 9 Hours). Training is delivered at a Progressive Diagnostics training location or onsite at your workplace on request.



Please call (08) 9563 0587  or  0426 979 070  or   email for the latest pricing.



Please download and complete the Enrolment Form attached. Once returned we will process and forward a Confirmation Letter.

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Student Feedback

It was very enjoyable. I have no hesitation recommending it to anyone considering doing the course.

Course was well layed out and paced.

The trainer was very thorough in his delivery.

The informed industry focused delivery. The instructor was flexible approachable.

I thoroughly enjoyed the course.

Easy to learn because of the trainer's delivery.

It was a good learning experience.

Very professional presentation and highly recommended.


Upcoming Public Training Dates:

June 2018

Perth, WA - Friday 8

Perth, WA - Friday 22


Contact us to discuss booking training on an alternative date.

We can also arrange training onsite at your workplace.

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Telephone : 08 9563 0587
Mobile : 0426 979 070