Course Code: HLTINFCOV001
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Gain a better understanding of infection control and prevention when you take on this sought-after qualification.
The COVID-19 Infection Control Training Course equips you with the practical skills and knowledge you need in facing the challenges brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.
It is designed for individuals working in Retail, Food Handling, and Transport and Logistics, helping them identify and assess infection risks and implement precautionary measures to keep their workplace and the community safe.
This Infection Control Training Course will teach you the skills and knowledge on following organisational infection control and prevention and implementing policies and procedures. It is offered in 3 different Skills Sets with specific training contextualisation in these industries:
By enrolling in this course you will learn how to:
Performance criteria in the course include, but are not limited to:
The skills you will learn in this course will help you take on the difficulties and challenges in the workplace brought about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It is designed with specific industries in mind, equipping you with practical knowledge about helping manage infection risks and implement infection control and prevention measures.
This course is helpful if you want to be a front-line staff in Retail, Food Handling, and Transport and Logistics. Possible job titles and roles include, but not limited to:
As the COVID-19 pandemic demands stricter requirements in workplace safety, gaining this Infection Control qualification will help you move your career forward into the “new normal”. Remember that keeping the community safe starts with keeping the workplace safe and coronavirus-free.
Inspire Education (RTO #32067) delivers this course through Mixed Mode Delivery. This method is self-paced and completed via distance education, using Inspire Education’s online student portal. It includes face-to-face online webinars, self-paced study, directed research, and online learning and assessment materials and activities.
You will have up to 1 month to complete the Skill Set requirements. We have a continual intake of students on this basis, so you can enrol straight away!
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Assessment Methods: Questioning and third-party evidence
This Infection Control Training Course includes the following Skill Set options and corresponding unit of competency:
HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures – contextualised for workplaces in Retail
HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures – contextualised for workplaces that deal with Food Handling
HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures – contextualised for workplaces in Transport and Logistics
The amount of training and support required for each learner will vary according to their existing experience, knowledge and skills in this area.
Inspire Education (RTO #32067) has identified two student cohorts for the Infection Control Training Course:
• Beginner Cohort – includes learners who are interested in working in Retail, Food Handling, and Transport and Logistics; and those who are already working in various roles, but does not have formal training on infection control and prevention. Study hours is up to 32 hours
• Expert Cohort – includes learners who are responsible for infection control in Retail, Food Handling, and Transport and Logistics and would like to formalise their training; also includes learners who already obtained this Skill Set, but for a different industry, and would like to be qualified for another. Study hours range from 12 to 32 hours
There are no formal entry requirements for the Infection Control course. However, it is preferred that you:
Students are also required to:
All students considering a self-paced online course should give consideration to the following prior to enrolment:
To support you in your Infection Control course, Inspire will provide:
During your course you will need to have access to:
*The workplace must belong to the specified industry and must provide access to:
View the specific details of contextualisation in these guides from the Australian Industry and Skills Committee:
To successfully complete this skill set, the candidate will need to initiate contact with a workplace in the chosen industry. A range of workplaces available include:
The suitability of the workplace for the assessment activities is determined at the beginning of the course as part of the pre-requisites.
The RPL pathway is offered to any Learner who can provide evidence of competency for the unit offered within this qualification. This can include an individual’s prior learning, achieved through formal and informal training, work experience or other life experiences. To apply for RPL, simply tick the box on your enrolment form. See the RPL Guide for more information on this process and how to apply.
Inspire works with a range of reputable parties to market and recruit for national qualification and courses. Students of Inspire Education may be recruited by other parties under specific arrangements.
Students already enrolled in one of the Infection Control Training Courses may enrol again for a different industry contextualisation.
They may also enrol in full qualification courses that will complement their Infection Control competency:
^To enrol now, pay only the upfront fee and take advantage of easy monthly payments for the remaining course balance. View the course information pack for complete pricing details.