Accredited Breath Alcohol Technician (BAT) Training

This Breath Alcohol Technician Training may be used for Initial training OR to meet the 5-Year Recertification requirements.

  • Motor Carriers and Drivers are required to be in an Alcohol and Drug Testing program that includes random, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, and other alcohol testing.

  • Training must be testing device specific. This course is for LIFELOC Breath Alcohol Testing Equipment only. Discounted equipment prices can be found through our online store.

  • Trainees must complete both an accredited “Qualification” and “Proficiency Demonstration” course to become certified. Upon completion of both parts, students will receive a TeamCME Certificate as an Accredited DOT Breath Alcohol Technician.

Breath Alcohol Technicians can perform alcohol testing for:

  • Commercial drivers
  • Pilots
  • School bus drivers
  • Merchant Mariners
  • Transit employees
  • Pipeline workers
  • All other DOT Administrations
  • All non-DOT regulated businesses that conduct alcohol testing of their employees

The “Qualification” requirement is met by completing the TeamCME/LIFELOC self-directed online course. Once purchased, you will be contacted with instructions on how to access the training. Students will receive a LIFELOC Certificate upon completion of this portion of the training.

The “Proficiency Demonstration” portion of this course is provided via Skype teleconference with a TeamCME representative. It must be completed within 30 days of finishing the “Qualification” training.

Students must have a LIFELOC Breath Alcohol Tester available to perform the proficiency demonstration.

Cost: $275/person

Cancellation/Rescheduling without 24+ hour notice will result in a $25 fee.


This course is for those who have already completed “Qualification” training and ONLY need to complete BAT “Proficiency Demonstration” to become a Breath Alcohol Technician. This course only satisfies the DOT requirement for “Proficiency” training to provide DOT Alcohol Testing. It is provided as a live web conference with a TeamCME representative. Students must have a LIFELOC Breath Alcohol Tester to demonstrate proficiency.

This course may be used for the initial proficiency demonstration or the 5 Year Recertification Training requirement.

Cost: $195/person

Breath Alcohol Technician (BAT) ERROR CORRECTION ONLY:

For those that only need Error Correction Training, this accredited training review of the error subject and limited “Proficiency Demonstration” satisfies the DOT requirement for Error Correction training when required by DOT regulation. Provided as a live web conference with a TeamCME representative.

Cost: $115/person

LIFELOC Phoenix 6 or EV-30 Yearly Calibration:

For TeamCME Members Only!   We will help you with your yearly calibration of the Phoenix 6.0 or EV-30 as required by the Lifeloc quality assurance plan. Or we encourage you to return your equipment to Lifeloc for a more complete service which includes; yearly calibration, diagnostics and a mechanical check-up.  Performed as a live Skype meeting with the TeamCME C-LOCT. Yearly calibration must be performed by a Lifeloc Certified Operator and Calibration Technician (C-LOCT).

Cost: $35