Training and Education


Safework Health provides comprehensive drug and alcohol courses and education programs tailored for workplace needs.

Our training courses maintain high standards and quality, customisable to suit your specific business requirements.

With a national scope, we offer program delivery across Australia, either live online or in-person at your workplace.

Led by our National Training Manager, our team comprises qualified trainers with extensive experience in the alcohol and drug testing industry. This first-hand exposure ensures your staff gain profound insights into the implications of alcohol and other drugs in the workplace.



Safework Health’s training material is in-depth, to current legislation and presented with a high degree of quality. Time and time again, the trainer delivers the content in a very professional, yet friendly and confident manner to our staff. Plus, a real benefit for our branches nationwide is the MS Teams training delivery option; a great format for those unable to travel. Thank you for a great partnership this year, we will continue to partner in the future.

National WHS Manager

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Accredited & Non-Accredited Courses

HLTPAT005 – Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing

Safework Health’s nationally accredited HLTPAT005 drug and […]
Face To Face and Live Online 7 Hours

Drugs and Alcohol – General Awareness

Educate your employees on the impacts of alcohol and drugs i […]
Face To Face and Live Online 1.5 Hours

Reasonable Suspicion / For Cause

Learn and understand the tools required to address possible […]
Face To Face and Live Online 2 Hours

Alcohol Breathalyser Training

Learn how to use and conduct breath alcohol testing in accor […]
Face To Face and Live Online 1.5 Hours

Drug Test Device Training

Develop an understanding of the correct procedures when usin […]
Live Online and In person 1.5 Hours

Office of the National Safety Regulator (ONRSR) Authorised Person

Develop an understanding of the different standards set by t […]
Face To Face and Live Online 3 Hours

Course Content

Delivered online and in person, this is an ideal course for those:

  • Wanting a career change,
  • Required to become qualified collectors in their company,
  • Refreshing existing qualifications in compliance with the current Australian / New Zealand Standards, or
  • Responsible for their company’s alcohol and drug testing program which would like to better understand the alcohol and drug testing process.

This drug and alcohol testing course provides participants with the knowledge and tools to perform specimen screening and collection for onsite drug and alcohol testing. 

All procedures follow Australian and New Zealand Standards AS/NZS 4760:2019 (oral fluid) and AS/NZS 4308:2008 (urine). The program also includes breath alcohol testing procedures utilising handheld breathalyser units compliant with AS3547:2019.

Course coverage

Safework Health’s nationally accredited HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing includes the following:

  • Organisational guidelines for drug and alcohol screening in compliance with current Australian / New Zealand Standards
  • Planning for drug and alcohol screening in the workplace (breath alcohol, oral fluid, and urine testing)
  • Duty of care – WHS
  • Communicating with employees on drug and alcohol screening 
  • Undertaking alcohol and drug screening (onsite and/or laboratory-based)
  • Reasons to drug test in the workplace (random, blanket, pre-employment, reasonable suspicion / for cause, post-incident testing)
  • Chain of Custody requirements 
  • Documenting and record keeping

Assessment processes and guidelines

This drug and alcohol testing training course includes:

  • Use of independently verified oral fluid and urine screening devices and breath alcohol handheld units 
  • Student learner guide/reference material on drug and alcohol testing
  • Ongoing support

Statement of Attainment

Participants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment upon successful completion of this course.

Face To Face and Live Online 7 Hours Participants must be at least 18 years of age.

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