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Infection control Skill Set (Transport and Logistics) HLTSS00067

Infection control Skill Set (Transport and Logistics) HLTSS00067

With this Infection Control Skill Set you will gain the skills and confidence to comply with infection control policies and procedures, specifically COVID-19 infection control. Learn how to ensure the safety of employees and customers by preventing the transmission of infections, and how to correctly use personal protective equipment.

Topics covered include:

  • What causes infections?
  • What is the chain of infection and why are some people more susceptible than others?
  • How are infections transmitted?
  • The part personal hygiene plays in infection control, including hand washing and nail care.
  • What are some of the common personal protective equipment used?
  • How to deal with soiled linen and sharps such as syringes?
  • Risk management practices for the worker, the immediate work area and the entire facility.
  • Types of waste, disposal and cleaning systems.

Schedule

This course is delivered via our simple online learning platform over a two-week period (expect to spend approx. 6 hours online). Within this period you will be assessed within the workplace. Workplace assessment will be conducted in your workplace by our assessor and/or may include submitting video recorded evidence, verified by your employer.

Entry Requirements

  • Students need the language, literacy, numeracy (LLN) and digital technology skills to meet industry requirements.
  • Students will need access to an internet connected computer.
  • Students who require additional LLN support to successfully undertake the study program may be given assistance at a local level.

Assessments and Course Completion

Students will be assessed using a mix of online and written knowledge assessments and practical skills demonstrations during workplace assessment. A ‘competent’ outcome in all assessments is required for the qualification to be issued.

Course Resources

Students will be provided with all online learner material for the unit of study as part of the course fee. Free access to College computers is available by booking with the Campus Coordinator.

Fee Information

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. You may be eligible for fee free infection control training. For more information about fees or funding contact your local campus to discuss your eligibility.

How To Enrol

Places in this course are subject to availability. For course commencement dates contact your local campus. If you need help with the enrolment process, drop in to your local campus to speak with our friendly staff.

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Infection control Skill Set (Transport and Logistics) HLTSS00067.
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures (HLTINFCOV001)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.