DNA Paternity Collector Training

Training includes mock collections, scenario training, and initial supplies. We also offer initial online proficiency training without the mock collections and discounts with our all-in-one training bundles.

DNA Paternity Collector Training, which includes legal and curiosity, will take about 3 hours to complete, and there are no prerequisites or prior training required to enroll. After enrolling in the course, learners can immediately start their initial online self-paced proficiency training and, after completion, schedule instructor-led mock collections and scenario training via Zoom.

Our instructor-led mock collections and scenario training via Zoom provides learners with the qualifications and training to perform buccal swab collections, overcome the most common issues regarding collection samples, and send collected samples to DNA testing laboratories for confirmation testing following chain of custody procedures and protocols.

This collector training program is also a good fit for those seeking employment or entrepreneurs looking to start their own mobile or onsite DNA testing business. We can also provide a list of laboratories for learners who plan on starting their own business.

Upon completing the online exam and mock collections, learners can download a certificate of completion, which provides proof of training and qualifications.

Learners who enroll in DNA Paternity Collector Training will experience a self-paced learning environment featuring interactive videos, documents, supplementary resources, and PowerPoint presentations and will enhance practical skills through the live instructor-led mock collection (mocks) conducted via Zoom. Training serves as a valuable skill set addition for new collectors, professionals in testing businesses, law firms, ancestry services, and collection facilities.

This course is good for the following, but not limited to:

  • Healthcare professionals: Doctors, nurses, and medical technicians who need to collect and handle DNA samples for various medical purposes.
  • Forensic scientists: Professionals working in forensic laboratories, aiding criminal investigations by analyzing DNA evidence.
  • Legal professionals: Lawyers and paralegals involved in family law, immigration law, or criminal law cases that require DNA evidence for accurate case resolutions.
  • Ancestry researchers: Professionals working in genealogy or ancestry services, assisting clients in uncovering their family history and heritage through DNA analysis.
  • Lab technicians: Individuals working in DNA testing laboratories who need to understand the proper collection and handling procedures for accurate results.
  • Social workers: Professionals dealing with child welfare, adoption, or custody cases that require DNA testing to establish biological relationships.
  • Entrepreneurs: Business owners in the healthcare or ancestry service sectors looking to expand their service offerings and gain a competitive edge.
  • Career changers: Individuals interested in entering the growing DNA testing and analysis field seek a solid foundation in paternity specimen collection.

Upon completing the online exam and mock collections, learners can download a certificate of completion, which provides proof of training and qualifications. 

Here's a snapshot of the skills learners will acquire during the online and instructor lead mock collections:

  • DNA Sample Collection Skills: Gain expertise in accurately collecting DNA samples for both legal proceedings and individuals seeking personal knowledge.
  • Understanding Testing Protocols: Learn the correct procedures for DNA testing, ensuring every test you perform is accurate and reliable.
  • Chain of Custody Knowledge: Grasp the concept of 'chain of custody', learning how to properly track and document samples to maintain their legality and trustworthiness.
  • Proficiency in Industry Terminology: Develop a strong understanding of the key terms and phrases used in the DNA testing industry, enhancing your professional communication skills.
  • Adherence to Legal and Ethical Guidelines: Understand and apply the legal and ethical guidelines that govern DNA testing, ensuring you operate within the bounds of the law and respect individual rights.
  • Problem-solving in Dynamic Scenarios: Learn to handle different situations that can arise during the DNA collection and testing process, honing your problem-solving skills.
  • Exam Success: Be prepared to pass an online quiz with a score of 75% or better, demonstrating your understanding and competency in DNA paternity testing.

Compliant with State Regulations

This course is made to meet or exceed the training standards and requirements set by the specific state, province, or territory for which it was created and intended. Please note that additional licensing, permits, or registrations may be necessary and should be obtained from the relevant state agencies as needed.


Content Made and Reviewed by Attorneys

Taking a course developed and reviewed by attorneys with expertise in their subjects ensures learners receive accurate and relevant content. Their specialized knowledge translates into practical insights, preparing learners for real-world applications.


Collector Support® for Drug Testing

Learners, managers, and supervisors have direct access to our team of trainers for inquiries, assistance, or questions. Reach out to a US-based trainer by calling or sending an email. We are committed to responding quickly during regular business hours, ensuring you receive timely support to enhance your learning experience.


Learn On-the-Go: Accessible Education Anytime, Anywhere

Our eLearning platform, with its intuitive design, is accessible across all modern desktops, mobile devices, and tablets, ensuring a seamless learning experience. Our courses remain active until completion, eliminating the need to rush and promoting better retention, performance in practice, and reduced errors compared to conventional training methods.


Credits Expire Only After Acceptance

Content credits provide a flexible approach to training, only expiring when the user accepts the course invitation. This means training managers can purchase credits ahead of time, enjoy cost savings, and be free to allocate training as it suits training schedules or organizational needs.


Instant Access to Courses and Content Credits

Trainers and managers can instantly invite learners to access courses. Upon registration or receiving an invitation, learners gain immediate entry to start their training


Estimated 2 Hours of Learning

This course includes an estimated 2 hours of content and training and was made to meet or exceed all relevant federal or state training hour mandates, as well as any other certification or qualification requirements. While the duration is for planning and compliance purposes, the completion time may vary according to each learner’s pace, reading speed, and comprehension ability.


Download Certificates Upon Completion

After course completion, learners can immediately download their training certificates. Managers and trainers will also have the ability to view and download certificates for their employees, streamlining the documentation of completed training.


Instant Manager Account with 2+ Content Credits

With the purchase of two or more credits, a manager account is automatically created. This account streamlines the process of inviting employees, consolidates training certificates, and assists with general compliance and certification training audits.


Volume Discounts

Did you know that our course credits never expire? This provides the flexibility to stock up and learn from anywhere in the world and at any time. Plus, purchasing in bulk is cost-effective, as volume discounts are automatically applied during checkout, providing more value for your investment.


Additional Resources

Learners looking to expand their learning experience can purchase additional resources like books and guides or subscribe to our social media accounts on Linkedin and YouTube to reinforce their knowledge. These tools and resources strengthen ability, improve practical skills, and enhance compliance and practical rule application.

People also view...

Non-DOT Designated Employer Representative Training (DER)

Non-DOT Designated Employer Representative Training (DER)


More Info
DOT Oral Fluid Collector Training

DOT Oral Fluid Collector Training


More Info
DOT Urine Specimen Collector Train-the-Trainer

DOT Urine Specimen Collector Train-the-Trainer


More Info
HIPAA Awareness Training for Business Associates

HIPAA Awareness Training for Business Associates


More Info