Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Course

Duration:1 Day
Cost (pp):$500
Rail Networks:All networks
Location:Port Melbourne, Sydney, Launceston, on site
Entry Requirements:
  • No formal prerequisites
  • Students must be able to read and write to a moderate level in English (reasonable adjustment can be made for learners with language, literacy, or numeracy needs)

Why should you choose Training Ahead for your next Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Course?

  • It’s a nationally accredited course
  • We deliver it nationally, throughout Melbourne, Sydney and Launceston
  • Experiences trainers with exceptional customer serice
  • We partner with a D&A testing company and continually assist with on the job testing for the rail and construction industry

This course is designed for people who are responsible for drug and alcohol screening or collection in the workplace, and those wishing to learn more about drug and alcohol screening procedures.Elements of this course include:

  • understanding organisational guidelines for drug and alcohol testing;
  • planning for drug and alcohol testing;
  • communicating testing requirements to employees;
  • undertaking random testing;
  • undertaking reasonable cause testing;
  • undertaking post-incident testing; and
  • completing records & testing documentation.

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • explain relevant legislation pertinent to screening for drugs and alcohol;
  • identify and manage the hazards associated with drug and alcohol screening;
  • identify and demonstrate specialised safety equipment associated with drug and alcohol screening; and
    explain record keeping requirements

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Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment issued in partnership with PARASOL EMT (RTO #2551).

Units of Competency:

Course in Drug and Alcohol Testing

Assessment Type:Theory and practical
Course Expires After:The qualification does not expire
Delivery Method:Face to face
What to Bring and Wear:
  • Closed-toe footwear only (no thongs or sandals)
  • Form of identification (eg. Driver’s Licence etc)


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