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Individual DOT courses

DOT training programs for employees, supervisors and DERs typically include several courses. Each course is designed around specific learning objectives and included in programs to meet particular learning needs.

C7DN-08: DOT Pre-Employment Testing

Instruction: Course
Authority: DOT
Audience: DER

This course explains DOT pre-employment testing, which helps keep drug users out of the workplace.

Learning objectives

Learners who complete this course will be prepared to:

  1. Determine when DOT pre-employment drug testing is required
  2. Identify and gather required information from previous employers
  3. Provide information to employers according to DOT rules
  4. Conduct any pre-employment alcohol testing according to DOT rules


This course is included in the following programs.

P1DM-01: Mastery FMCSA DER Training

P2DM-01: Mastery FAA DER Training