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Free Infection Control Skill Sets

Fast track your skills  with our free infection control skill sets to get you job ready. 

100% free for everyone! 

These infection control skill sets have been developed specifically to get you job ready to safely manage infection control in the workplace. They match up with the skills employers are looking for, to support WA businesses in key areas such as aged care, disability support, retail, hospitality, transport and logistics. 

The skill sets contain selected units of competency from nationally accredited and recognised vocational qualifications that target specific skill areas.

Course list

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
AE161 COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Infection control
Online
Skill sets
Skill set Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Carnarvon Campus
Geraldton Campus
Northam Campus

Ensure you can provide the best care for your clients. Up-skill in infection prevention and control. 

 

The COVID-19 pandemic is an evolving situation which has highlighted the importance of preventing infection through strict hygiene practices and by following other health guidelines. In Western Australia, trained and skilled aged care and disability workers are in high demand now and will continue to be as we move into the recovery phase of the pandemic. There has never been a better time to ensure you have the skills needed to both protect yourself and your clients whilst providing the best care and support possible.

Course Content

You will learn about the basis of infection from viruses to bacteria as well as modes of transmission, infection prevention and control — including the correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE) — and handling contaminated waste. You will gain the skills you need to deliver care and support, utilise infection control measures and safe manual handling techniques.

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Enrolment and enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol contact: 1800 672 700 or complete the Enrol now form below.

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

AE116 Entry into Care Roles Skill Set
Free
Infection control
Online
Skill sets
Skill set Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Carnarvon Campus
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus

Start your career in the community care industry.

Learn to care for others in an era of COVID-19 infection control. Gain the skills and knowledge required to provide entry level support and basic client care for a range of roles and purposes within the aged care and disability support sectors. 

Course content

The below nationally recognised units of compentency are included in this course:

  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

This skill set can be partially completed online and will require some on-campus practical training and/or workplace assessments.

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Enrolment

You can directly enrol in this course via the Enrol Now link below.

AE112 Infection control Skill Set
Free
Infection control
Online
Skill sets
Skill set Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online delivery
Carnarvon Campus
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus

Keep yourself and clients safe.

This skill set has been designed for the healthcare sector; specifically for those working in aged care or disability support. Health and community care workers have gone above and beyond to support and care for those that are most vulnerable in our community, and with this skill set they can continue to confidently provide the best care for clients and keep both them and themselves safe from the risks of infections.

You will learn about following organisational infection prevention and control procedures including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks.

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Enrolment

You can directly enrol in this course via the Enrol Now link below.

AE115 Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling)
Free
Infection control
Online
Skill sets
Skill set Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online delivery
Carnarvon Campus
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus

Keep yourself and customers safe. 

In these unprecedented times, new regulations need workers to manage infection control while providing food to the general public. This skill set provides those working in Hospitality particularly in food handling and those that work front of house with the skills and knowledge to confidently minimise the risk of infections in the workplace for themselves and customers.

You will learn about following organisational infection prevention and control procedures including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks. Skills can be applied to specific food handling industry needs such as using kitchens and packaging areas, front of house, staff rooms and offices, food stock deliveries and vehicles, equipment storage, and bathrooms and toilets. 

Gain these skills:

  • Introduction to Infection Control
  • Chain of Infection and Disease Transmission
  • Breaking the Chain of Infection
  • Contamination and Cleaning
  • Hazards, Risks, Responsibilities and Reporting

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Enrolment

You can directly enrol in this course via the Enrol Now link below.

AE114 Infection control Skill Set (Retail)
Free
Infection control
Online
Skill sets
Skill set Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Carnarvon Campus
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus

Keep yourself and your customers safe in the workplace.

In these unprecedented times, new regulations need workers in retail businesses to manage infection control. This skill set provides those working in the retail industry with the skills and knowledge to confidently minimise the risk of infections in the workplace for themselves and customers.

Skills can be applied to specific retail industry needs such as stand alone stores, shopping centres, cinemas and game arcades, petrol stations and convenience stores, supermarkets, retail areas within beauty salons, hairdressing salons, barbers and sporting facilities including gyms, markets and museums and galleries.

You will learn about following organisational infection prevention and control procedures including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks. 

Gain these skills:

  • Introduction to Infection Control
  • Chain of Infection and Disease Transmission
  • Breaking the Chain of Infection
  • Contamination and Cleaning
  • Hazards, Risks, Responsibilities and Reporting

Maintain your ability to work safely and within government requirements; or, if you are a business owner - prepare your business for compliance by including your staff in training, raising their capability in ensuring the safety of staff and customers in your workplace.

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Enrolment

You can directly enrol in this course via the Enrol Now link below.

AE113 Infection control Skill Set (Transport and Logistics)
Free
Infection control
Online
Skill sets
Skill set Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online delivery
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus

Learn to control COVID-19 related infection in transport and logistics

In these unprecedented times, new regulations need workers to manage infection control while in the supply chain of essential goods and services.

Skills can be applied to transport and logistics industry needs such as offices, depots, customer sites, roadside service areas, service centres, distribution centres, client workplaces, commercial buildings, residential buildings, vehicles including public transport vehicles, and yards and storage facilities.  

Gain these skills:

  • Introduction to Infection Control
  • Chain of Infection and Disease Transmission
  • Breaking the Chain of Infection
  • Contamination and Cleaning
  • Hazards, Risks, Responsibilities and Reporting

Maintain your ability to work safely and within government requirements; or, prepare your business for compliance by including your staff in training, raising their capability in ensuring the safety of staff and customers in your workplace.

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Enrolment

You can directly enrol in this course via the Enrol Now link below.

 

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