HLTSS00066 – Infection Control Skill Set (Food Handling)

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 in VIC and NSW 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 organisations that include food handling in their operations.

 

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 VIC and NSW Government

 

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HLTSS00066

Course name:
Infection Control Skill Set (Food Handling)

Delivery mode
Blended (online study and interactive video workshops)

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

HLTINFCOV001 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 a food handling role such as kitchen staff/cooks 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 Health and Community Services sector in a customer facing role.

To be eligible for fee-free* training from the Victorian Government, learners must not have completed any of the following Infection Control Skill Sets previously: 

  • HLTSS00065 Infection Control Skill Set (Retail)
  • HLTSS00066 Infection Control Skill Set (Food Handling)
  • HLTSS00067 Infection Control Skill Set (Transport and Logistics)
  • BSBSS00095 Cross-Sector Infection Control Skill Set

*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 organisations that include food handling in their operations.

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