Investigating Substance Abuse: To Test or Not To Test


Available in English.

Course Description

Put yourself in the investigator’s shoes in this substance abuse investigation course. You’ll participate in situational workplace scenarios with your boss and coworkers to figure out what happened and whether you have reasonable or legal cause to test workers for various substances. You’ll receive real-time feedback on your investigation that you can take to your current workplace to use in your Fitness for Work/Drug and Alcohol program. 

Course Availability
This course is available in the following locations
  • Ontario

What you should know

150 Minutes
Course Content
Course Content

The course content includes:

  • Applications for reasonable cause testing
  • Information about various substances and characteristics that may be encountered at a worksite
  • Essential investigation skills relating to reasonable cause testing and substance use and abuse
  • The course features a variety substance summaries, learning games, and skill-building exercises and takes about an hour to complete.
Delivery Method

At the end of the course, you’ll be issued a certificate of completion.