Infection Control Skill Set

Infection Control Skill Set (HLTSS00064)

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


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



25 hours | 2 days


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.


  • Questioning
  • Case study
  • Role play
  • Journals

If you’d like to chat to us, please email training@wcig.org.au or call us on 0401 949 142.

Enquire With Us