HLTSS00064 Infection Control Skill

HLTSS00064 Infection Control Skill

This is a short, free accredited course to help staff employed in individual support, aged and disability care industries identify and manage the ongoing risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections

About

WCIG is now offering a free, short, accredited training course, as a mixture of online and workplace-based learning, to help staff identify and manage the ongoing risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. This targeted course is available to employers and workers in Victorian businesses where COVID-safe practices are vital.

After completion of the training, staff 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

Delivery Methods
  • Blended learning (online learning and workplace-based assessment)
  • Student must have access to digital resources to access Zoom meeting session
  • Adobe fill and sign free app for assessments

 

Duration

25 hours

 

Entry Requirements

Any worker who is eligible to work or volunteer in Australia currently employed in the disability/ individual support care sector or the aged care sector, irrespective of their citizenship or residency status, with priority given to those working in critical industries, can enrol in the program.

 

Assessment
  • Questioning
  • Case study
  • Role play
  • Journals

 

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