Drug and Alcohol Testing Course

Unit of competency:    10414NAT – Course in Drug and Alcohol Testing
Course duration:    One (1) day course
Course cost:    $450.00  (GST exempt)
Pre-requisites:    Nil.
Course Outline:    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.
Assessment:     Comprised of both written and practical assessment.  Attendees will complete a set of exercises to demonstrate their understanding of the theory and practical components of this competency.
Certification:     Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment issued in partnership with PARASOL EMT (RTO #2551).