Ins and Outs of Drug and Alcohol Testing


Overview of the Training Course

Need help getting your bearings in the drug testing industry? Are you an employer or drug-free workplace program administrator who is just getting started in this industry? Or perhaps you just want to brush up on the ins and outs of drug testing? This self-paced course is designed for anyone new to the drug testing process. Keep yourself moving in the right direction, gain the knowledge and expertise necessary to be successful in the drug testing industry and acquire the experience and background necessary to participate in one of DATIA's advanced courses. Get started today!



Course Objective

With DATIA's Ins and Outs of Drug Testing Course you will become:

  • Familiar with the drug testing basics
  • Knowledgeable of drug testing authorities
  • Acquainted with the "who's who" in drug and alcohol testing procedures

Who Should Take This Course

DATIA's Ins and Outs of Drug Testing Course is designed for anyone new to the drug testing process. It is also ideal for those people who have been in the industry but need an overall background of the drug and alcohol testing process. Not only will it give you an overview of the drug and alcohol testing industry, but it will also serve as a pre-requisite for DATIA's more advanced courses.

Course Outline


  • Drug Testing Basics
  • History of drug testing
  • Glossary of all terms
  • Flow Charts - Drug Free Workplace & Drug Testing Process
  • Drug Testing - Specimens (hair, urine, oral fluids, on-site testing)
  • Alcohol Testing
  • Drug Testing Authority
  • Who regulates (State vs. Federal)
  • Overview of Federal Regulated Testing
  • Who's Who in Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Define each service agent and their responsibilities, roles and requirements
  • Forms and Resources

Continuing Education Units

Upon successful completion of the course, attendees receive .4 CEUs (4 contact hours) of continuing education credit. Attendees will be provided with a CEU certificate stating the course name, date, sponsoring organization (DATIA) and number of CEUS awarded. Attendees can use these CEUs for fulfilling continuing education requirements.

Cancellation Policy


Once the course has been registered for and login information provided, there are no refunds. In addition, login information cannot be transferred to another person.



Cost of Course: $199 members / $299 nonmembers