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Qualification training for DOT-regulated urine specimen collections

Buy DOT UDS Qualification Training

Department of Transportation (DOT) regulated urine specimen collections are an important part of employment and workplace screenings. As a collector, you'll perform DOT urine specimen collections for drug and alcohol testing, return-to-duty testing, and more.


Get qualification training in DOT uinre collection!

In order to perform DOT-regulated urine specimen collections, you'll need to complete qualification training. Transmetron's online course in Department of Transportation (DOT) Regulated Urine Specimen Collection satisfies the requirements for qualification training as outlined in Federal Regulations, 49 CFR Part 40


Key topics in Transmetron's qualification training include monitored and observed collections, custody and control forms, donor identification, procedures for urine collection, and how to address common problems that may occur during collections.



An affordable online solution for qualification training

Transmetron's online course in Department of Transportation (DOT) Regulated Urine Specimen Collection includes an online, self-paced qualification training course

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What does this course include?

    This course includes three components:
  • 1. Online reading material covering DOT rules and procedures
  • 2. A short exam covering the reading material
  • 3. A checklist to record completion of five mock collections (time varies)



How to become qualified to perform DOT urine collections

With our complete DOT UDS training, you will fulfill all of the DOT UDS Training Requirements in a simple two-step process. There are two steps to becoming qualified for DOT urine collection:

  • 1. Complete a Qualification Training course which includes Basic Information.
  • 2. Complete our Initial Proficiency Demonstration. Please note that many other companies do not provide this step that is required to be certified!


For a complete description of DOT Requirements (which we include as part of our course), see DOT UDS Training Requirements.


Am I DOT-certified after completing this course?

Once you have completed the qualification training from Transmetron and documented that you have completed the five required mock collections, then you are qualified to perform DOT urine specimen collections. You will receive a certificate from Transmetron attesting that you have completed qualification training, and you will have printed documentation to prove that you have completed the mock collections. The DOT does not issue certificates, licenses, or collector numbers, so you will not receive any materials from the DOT itself.

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Detailed Course Information

  •    Describe the three types of urine specimen collections.
  •    Identify the different types of custody and control forms and explain how to complete them    properly.
  •    Describe the correct sequence of a proper drug screen collection.
  •    Identify and explain how to handle unusual collection situations.


    Course Outline
  • 1. Introduction
  •    Intent of This Program
  •    Mock Collections
  •    Requirements for Retraining
  • 2. Collections
  •    Types of Collections
  •    Standard Collection
  •    Monitored Collection
  •    Monitored Collection, continued
  •    Directly Observed Collection
  •    Prosthetic Devices
  •    Directly Observed Collection, continued
  •    Directly Observed Collection, continued
  •    In BOTH the monitored and observed collections, the collector MUST be the same gender as the donor.
  • 3. Custody and Control Forms
  •    Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form (CCF)
  •    Electronic Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form (eCCF)
  •    Non-Federally Regulated Custody and Control Form
  •    Custody and Control Form
  •    Exceptions
  •    When a Federally Regulated Custody and Control Form is not available
  • 4. Requirements for the Collection Site
  •    Collector Responsibilities
  •    Prerequisites for Proper Collection
  •    Collection Site Security Requirements
  •    Other Collection Site REquirements
  •    Collection Supplies
  • 5. Complete and Accurate Documentation
  •    Completing the Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form (CCF)
  •    Completing Step 1 of the Federal Drug Testing CCF
  •    Completing Step 1 of the Federal Drug Testing CCF, continued
  • 6. Donor Identification
  •    Acceptable Forms of Identification
  •    Self-Employed Donor Without Proper Identification
  •    Unacceptable Forms of Identification
  •    Positive Identification Must Be Obtained Before Collection
  • 7. Steps for Typical Urine Collection
  •    Steps for Typical Urine Collection
  •    Donor Preparation
  •    Hand Washing
  •    Collection Kit
  •    Donor Provides the Specimen
  •    Donor Gives Specimen to Collector
  •    Specimen Integrity
  •    Completing Step 2 of the Federal Drug Testing CCF: Recording Urine Specimen Temperature
  •    Pouring the Collected Specimen into the Specimen Bottle(s)
  •    Collector Applies Tamper-Evident Seals
  •    Collector Dates Seals; Donor Initials Seals
  •    Completing Step 5 of the Federal Drug Testing CCF: Donor Completes Certification Statement
  •    Completing Step 4 of the Federal Drug Testing CCF: Chain of Custody
  •    Collector Packages Specimen
  •    Distribution of Custody and Control Form (CCF)
  •    If there are several donors waiting to have a drug screen and two or more restrooms are available
  • 8. Special Collection Situations
  •    When Problems Occur
  •    Indwelling Catheter and External Urine Bag
  •    Medications
  •    Refusal to Test
  •    Refusal to Test, continued
  •    Situations Not Considered as Refusal
  •    Donor Refuses to Complete Paperwork
  •    Shy Bladder Procedures
  •    Shy Bladder Procedures, continued
  •    Shy Bladder Procedures, continued
  •    Directly Observed Collection
  •    Directly Observed Collection Procedure
  •    Directly Observed Collection Procedure, continued
  •    Observed Collection Scenarios
  •    Observed Collection Scenarios
  •    Observed Collection Scenarios
  •    Observed Collection Scenarios
  •    Broken Security Seal
  • 9. Fatal Flaws
  •    Accidental Spills
  •    Fatal Flaws and Correctable Flaws
  • 10. Some Final Thoughts
  •    Responsiilities and requirements for collectors
  •    Differences between Department of Transportation (DOT) and Department of Health and Human    Services (HHS) Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Drug Testing...


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Training Process (for most classes)
  1. 1.  Look thru our selection of training options below and choose the class or classes that are best for you.


  2. 2.  Order and pay for your training class or classes


  3. 3.  You will receive an email confirmation of the training, along with pre-class study materials.


  4. 4.  For web - internet based training, you will receive a link to the on-line training course (passkey is required).


  5. 5.  For classes that require mocks in real time (DOT: UDS, BAT & STT), you must schedule your web cam mock observation by calling 801-596-2709.


  6. 6.  Upon completion of the class requirements, you will receive a Certificate of Training showing that you have been certified!


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