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The Department of Transportation (DOT) seeks to ensure that all individuals or service agents who will be conducting breath alcohol testing of regulated transportation workers perform these services in a uniform and consistent manner.  Consistence and uniformity are critical during legal proceedings, as well as providing a level of confidence in the testing process to individual subject to testing.

This course will prepare Breath Alcohol Technicians (BATs) to properly conduct a breath alcohol test in accordance with DOT procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs; (49 CFR Part 40).You are about to complete Part 1 of 2 in order to qualify as a DOT Breath Alcohol Technician (BAT).  Upon successful completion of this online course, you will need to complete hands-on device proficiency training.  You have not achieved the necessary requirements to be a BAT until both components are complete and cannot perform any BAT functions until you have successfully completed both Parts 1 and 2 of the training


Course content

  • BAT Training Guidelines

  • Introduction

  • Alcohol Rules

  • Prohibitions and Consequences

  • Evidential Breath Testing (EBT) Methodology

  • Alcohol Testing Locations

  • Types of Tests

  • Steps in a DOT Alcohol Screening Test

  • Steps in a DOT Alcohol Screening Test, continued

  • Steps in a DOT Alcohol Confirmation Test

  • Steps in a DOT Alcohol Confirmation Test, continued

  • Event-Filled Alcohol Tests

  • Shy Lung / Manual Sample

  • Procedural Problems

  • Disclosure of Information and Keeping Records

  • Disclosure of Information and Keeping Records, continued

  • Breath Alcohol Scenarios

  • Final Steps

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