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Infection Control Training helping Victorians

As Victoria emerges from the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, businesses and workers need to ensure they can safely reopen and engage with customers.

Chisholm is now offering a free, short, accredited Cross-Sector Infection Control Skill Set (BSBSS00095) delivered through a mixture of online and workplace-based learning, available to help staff in critical industries identify and manage the ongoing risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections.

Workers can be upskilled with this free, short, accredited training program available to customer-facing employees in critical industry sectors.

After completion of the training, participants will be able to confidently:

  • follow standard and additional precautions for infection prevention and control
  • identify infection hazards and assess risks
  • follow procedures for managing risks associated with specific hazards.

Participants will learn a range of skills, including:

  • hand hygiene practices
  • effective surface cleaning
  • use of personal protective equipment
  • disposal of contaminated waste
  • hazard identification, control and reporting
  • appropriate protocols and responses in the event of an incident
  • knowledge regarding the basis of infection and transmission.

After successfully completing this course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the nationally accredited unit: BSBWHS332X Apply infection prevention and control procedures to own work activities.

Who can apply for this free course?

This training is for employees in priority sectors.

Entry requirements

  • Must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) registered and have completed a pre-training review prior to enrolment. 
  • Applicants are in current employment at the time of enrolling into this course.
  • Applicants are only eligible if they have not completed any of the other free infection control skillsets including HLTSS00064, HLTSS00065, HLTSS00066 or HLTSS00067.
  • Computer and internet access are required to complete this course.

Duration

30 hours.

Commencement

Ongoing from 11 September, 2020.

Register your interest

Complete the form on this page to register your interest.

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