HLTSS00064 – Infection Control Skill Set

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Comply with COVID-19 infection prevention and control policies and procedures

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 the nationally accredited infection control skill sets to help minimise the impact of highly-infectious diseases 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 during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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 face-to-face video delivery
Fee-free* training available through the Queensland Government and fee for service in Victoria

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HLTSS00064

Course name
Infection Control Skill Set

Delivery modes
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
Queensland: Fee-free* training available through the Queensland Government

Victoria: Fee for service available and corporates rates for groups of 8-16.

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)

Entry requirements

To commence this program, learners must be employed in a customer facing role.

Fees and funding

Queensland: Fee-free* training available through the Queensland Government
Victoria: Fee for service available and corporates rates for groups of 8-16.

*This training is delivered with Queensland 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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