Qualification Description

A set of 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 operating in the retail industry.

Career Outcomes

  • Infection control Officer
  • Infection control co-ordinator
  • Infection control specialist
  • Infection control Team leader

Units

HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Cost:

Free*

Duration:

Up to 4 to 6 Weeks

Entry Requirements

There are no academic requirements or pre-requisites for this qualification, however, the student must:

  • Be 15 years of age
  • have sound communication skills
  • Must have a valid USI
  • Police check
  • Influenza vaccination before they attend work placement.
  • To obtain a police check go to the following  website

Pathways

Units from this skill set can contribute to credit towards HLT3315 Health Service Assistance and other relevant courses where infection control skills are required

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals working in various capacities in a retail setting who require the skills and knowledge to decrease the risk of and transmission of infection whilst carrying out their daily duties.

Statement of Attainment

You will be able to obtain a statement of Attainment after successful competition of this unit of competency from the HLT Health Training Package provides a set of skills for implementing infection control policies and procedures in the workplace

For more information please contact on 02 95423340, 0436024496 or alternatively you can also email in admin@austnursing.com.au

*You will be eligible if

You are:

  1. 15 years old or over?
  2. No longer at school?
  3. Living or working in NSW?
  4. AnAustralian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

If you answered ‘Yes ‘to all four questions, then you’re eligible to enrol in a government-subsidised skill set course.