Drugs of Abuse Testing Training
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Progressive Diagnostics specialises in delivering a nationally recognised Drug and Alcohol Testing training course.

Become a Drugs of Abuse Testing Officer

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

The latest nationally recognised Unit of Competency, HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing, is available at Progressive Diagnostics.

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

This will prepare you to perform random and scheduled testing of either urine and / or oral fluid for the presence of drugs of abuse, as well as breathalyser operation for breath testing for the presence of alcohol.


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 3547:1997)

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 Technology Park, Bentley, WA.

Onsite training at your work site is also available on request.



Please call 1300 711 116  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:

Click Here for the upcoming Drugs of Abuse Testing Officer training course dates.


Contact us to discuss booking training on an alternative date.

We can also arrange training onsite at your workplace.

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Telephone : 1300 711 116

Email: info@progressivediagnostics.com.au