COVID-19 updates
, ,
Home | Courses | COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set (Fee Free)

COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set (Fee Free)

State ID: AE161

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.

free_crt.png

This skill set is free for everyone!  

Please note: The minimum age requirement for the Entry Into Care Roles and the COVID-19 Direct Care skill sets is 18 years. For the other infection control skill sets, students must be 15 years of age or older.

online_crt.png

This course is available online!
Please note: Some courses may require practical training and assessment for hands-on skills. Your training provider will let you know if that applies for your course, and explain how it will work. 

 

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

Current employment or work placement in the aged care or disability sector. 

Must be 18 years of age or older.

Important information

Upcoming course dates

Geraldton campus

16 October - 20 November | 1 day p/wk for 6 wks | Fridays | includes workplace assessment

 

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Semester 2, 2020

Carnarvon Campus - COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set - 31 August to 21 November

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Carnarvon Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Enrol now
Ready to get started? You can enrol now and study online with us.
Geraldton Campus - COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set - 16 October to 20 November

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Enrol now
Ready to get started? You can enrol now and study online with us.
Geraldton Campus - COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set - Term 3

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Enrol now
Ready to get started? You can enrol now and study online with us.
Northam Campus - COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Northam Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Enrol now
Ready to get started? You can enrol now and study online with us.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated October 28, 2020