Why expand the DATIA collector certification program?
DATIA members expressed strong interest in creating a Regional Trainer model to meet demand for courses and training in general. This Regional training program was started in 2002 and has had great success. DATIA’s collector training course has become the industry standard, and demand is expected to continue as DOT, federal agencies, and employers require more accuracy in the drug testing process and qualifications from collectors. To meet the increased need for DATIA certification, we must partner with key professionals to expand the reach of the non-profit association sponsored training courses to reach those in rural areas, smaller cities, and in the situations where a regional training is more appropriate for Certified Professional Collector (CPC) training.
How will regional trainers be selected?
Regional Certified Professional Collector Trainers (R-CPCT) will be held to high standards. To qualify as an R-CPCT, a CPCT must meet the required standards and must complete and submit the R-CPCT application and any requested attachments.
What are the minimum required qualifications for an R-CPCT?
To apply to be an R-CPCT, the candidate must: