HLTSS00064 – Infection Control Skill Set

Be prepared to protect your communities against COVID-19

The ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic highlights the necessity to be prepared to protect against highly-infectious diseases like the coronavirus. We are proud to provide training on nationally accredited infection control skill sets to help combat the impact of COVID-19 in care settings and assist with the prevention and management of infection within our communities.

Designed for those in health and community sectors, our high-quality infection control training provides the skills to follow organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks in the workplace.

 

High-quality infection control training delivered by sector specialists

Training that makes a difference to your business and your community
Flexible group training via our online portal and video face-to-face delivery
Fee-free* training available through the VIC and NSW Government

 

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HLTSS00064

Course name
Infection Control Skill Set

Delivery mode
Blended (online study and interactive video workshop)

Course duration
Online and self-directed study: Approx 15 hours
Interactive video workshop: 3 hours
Practical application and observations: 2 hours
Total: Approx 4 weeks

Nationally recognised
Yes

Government funding & fees
Fee-free* training available through
VIC and NSW Government

 

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Course units

HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Core topics

The topics covered in this course include:

  • Infection control: An overview
  • Identifying and assessing infection risks
  • Infection control precautions (standard and transmission-based)
  • Outbreaks (defining, identifying and controlling).

Course entry

New South Wales

Learners must be employed in the Health and Community Services sector in one of the following approved regions in NSW to commence this short course: South West Cluster, Southern Cluster, Hunter and Central Coast, Sydney

* This training is delivered with Smart and Skilled funding to eligible individuals.

Victoria

Learners must be employed in the Aged or Disability care sector in a customer facing role.

*This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding to eligible applicants.

Outcomes

Learners who complete this skill set will have the skills to follow organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks in the workplace.

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