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Infection Control

HLTSS00064 Infection control Skill Set – General

HLTSS00064 Infection Control Skill Set – General

HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Course Description

This online course provides the skills and knowledge required to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks in the workplace.

You will gain an understanding of how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection. This course is suited for those that are working in the health care sector, or those that would like to acquire a new skill before returning to employment.

This online course allows you to undertake studies within your own timeframe. Once you have completed the online study component you will be required to book into a four-hour practical session where you will practice skills and undertake a workplace assessment.

In this course, you will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Identify infection hazards and assess risks
  • Using personal protective equipment safely
  • How to prevent the spread and transmission of infection
  • Maintaining a clean work environment
  • Disposal of contaminated waste

A person must be at least 15 years of age to participate in the training.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government for eligible students. If you currently on a Commonwealth benefit or subsidy you may qualify for NO COST training. Click HERE to find out more. Contact our friendly staff for more info on (02) 6628 5426 or enquire@northcoastcc.edu.au

Upcoming Courses


Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Infection Control Skill (General) 1 November - 13 December 2020 12:00 am - 12:00 pm Mid North Coast/Online Training 22 $0.00

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