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Cross-Sector Infection Control Skill Set


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Cross-Sector Infection Control Skill Set BSBSS00095

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Course Overview

Stay ahead of the curve with our free accredited skill set tailored specifically towards Infection Control.

This cross-sector skill set consists of units tailored towards the Healthcare, Business, Construction, Hair & Beauty, Accommodation and Food, Manufacturing, Sport & Recreation and other industries. The training will help identify and manage the ongoing risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections across a number of workplaces.

Participants will learn a range of skills on how to reduce the transmission of COVID-19 to colleagues, customers and suppliers 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

Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions

We've had to make adjustments to how our courses are delivered due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19. This means that we're currently offering a combination of delivery modes including online and flexible learning and, where we can, on-campus classes with strict social distancing in place.

Career Pathways

This skill set will provide you with the skills to use COVID safe work practices across a number of industries.

Further Study

Achievement of this skill set provides credit towards many qualifications that allow for selection of this unit of competency.

Course Dates & Times

Online Campus

Accommodation and food sector - Online, Open from Monday 12th July / 2021

Business Sector - Online, Open from Monday 12th July / 2021

Education Sector - Starts on 01/07/2021 - Online / 2021

Sports & Fitness Sector - Starts on 01/07/2021 - Online / 2021

Training package entry requirements

  • You must not have previously completed this individual skill or any of the other Infection Control skill sets.
  • The skill sets contain online learning. Participants will need basic computer skills (for example search the internet, write word documents and use email).
  • Applicants will answer some questions about their requirements and literacy and numeracy skills to ensure the course suits their needs and aspirations, and that they are likely to complete the course successfully.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

There are no GOTAFE preferred requirements for this qualification.

Core Units
Apply infection prevention and control procedures to own work activities

Assessment methods may include:

  • Online knowledge quizzes
  • Workplace or virtual workplace demonstration

This skill set will be comprised of online self-paced engagement in learning content, activities and assessment. This skill set takes approximately 5 hours to complete.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

Learning support

A free and confidential service to help you build the foundation skills you need to be successful at TAFE. Improve your english language, maths and/or writing skills; enhance your computer, exam and study skills.

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Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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