Programme Managing Practitioner (PMP)

TOX247 Level 5 Certificate

This course is a TOX247 Academy Level 5 Certificate in workplace substance management for those looking to become an accredited Programme Managing Practitioner (PMP). The certificate also provides the student a ‘License to Practice’. This course is designed for those professions or management levels who will now manage the evidence gathered from the company Workplace Substance Management Programme by the SCP and requires the donor and toxicological evidence to be managed within the company Workplace Substance Management Programme, company disciplinary process in the event the sample is a failed DDD or positive BTL, as well as compliance with CG, criminal and civil legislations, statutory requirements, insurance obligations, and more.

TOX247 Academy Level 5 Certificate £995.00 Ex VAT

The first two units of all academy courses are the same in each practitioner accreditation which demand the same basic knowledge before they engage specific PMP accreditations.

The Programme Managing Practitioner (PMP) course has 6 units, which include:

Workplace Substance Management – General Information

  • TOX247 three categories of Testing & Analysis
  • What constitutes a programme of testing and analysis (PoTA)
  • Corporate governance, what it is and how it is applied in the WSMP
  • What constitutes a Workplace Substance Management Programme (WSMP)
  • Awareness of the four modular parts of a WSMP
  • Windows of Detection regarding all sample mediums (Narrow and Wide windows)
  • How Due Diligence Device (unconfirmed toxicology) testing works and its applications
  • How Breath alcohol test devices work
  • How Back to Laboratory (BTL confirmed toxicology) analysis works

Burdens of Proof, Toxicology and Evidence Controls

  • TOX247 three core elements of the WSMP
  • Burdens of proof
  • Toxicology
  • Evidence controls
  • Document requirements

Understanding the Substance & Alcohol Management Policy (SAMP)

  • Introduction
  • PMP SAMP awareness
  • PMP role between employer and employees
  • An awareness of the overall company WSMP
  • The role of the PMP within the WSMP
  • Understanding the SAMP and its constituent parts with full explanations

Building and Managing a company Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

  • PMP and Executive Leadership Practitioner (ELP) considerations for the build and activation / refusal of a workplace EAP
  • Assessing the suitability for enrolment
  • The EAP process
  • The EAP assessment phases of toxicology management, GP record management, unmet needs management
  • Identification of treatment profiles
  • Identification of treatment outcomes
  • The goal of the company, EAP and employee within the EAP
  • Consent documentation and enrolment and removal criteria
  • Phased decision making
  • Monitoring employees post EAP

Understanding the toxicology of the Programme of Testing and Analysis (PoTA)

  • Introduction
  • Toxicology and its definition in the workplace
  • Unconfirmed toxicology awareness
  • Confirmed toxicology awareness
  • Breath alcohol device awareness
  • Alcohol awareness
  • Windows of sample mediums what they can and cannot do
  • Problem Based learning (PBLs) examples

Building and Managing a Workplace Incident Report File (IRF)

  • Introduction
  • Understanding evidence gathering & evidence presentation
  • Building an IRF
  • Understanding the responsibilities of the Principle Investigator and Designated Investigator
  • Application of the IRF in the workplace substance management programme
  • The evidence of contemporaneous note taking and witness statement taking including template documents
  • The collation of evidence continuity of the BTL submission



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