Keep yourself and your customers safe.
In these unprecedented times, new regulations need workers to manage infection control while providing food to the general public.
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.
As part of this course students will complete:
- Course pre-reading requirements
- 1 day workshop on campus
- Workplace assessment - The lecturer will visit the student at their workplace at an agreed date/time.
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
The Skills Ready infection control skill sets are totally free, for everyone!
This skill set is part of the Skills Ready program. Other skill sets can be found on our Course List (opens in a new tab) page.
If you're aged 15—24 years (not at school), receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment, receiving Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY or holding a pensioner concession card, Health Care Card or a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs, or a dependent of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution, you are eligible to enrol for free!
^ Please note: Eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
This course includes work placement or live works in a Group 1 or Group 2 industry as outlined in COVID-19 mandatory vaccination policy. For the latest information on vaccine requirements for students visit our COVID-19 update page.
This course includes work placement or live works in a Group 1 or Group 2 industry as outlined in COVID-19 mandatory vaccination policy. For the latest information on vaccine requirements for students visit our COVID-19 updates page.
Current employment or work placement in the hospitality sector.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.
Study options and how to apply
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