Infection control Skill Set (Retail)

HLTSS00065

Contact Hours

Part time:

25 hours

Delivery Mode

Online

Course Overview

Stay ahead of the curve with our free accredited skill set delivered completely online and tailored specifically towards Infection Control for people currently employed in Victoria in a customer-facing role.

This short skill set provides individuals working in retail settings the skills to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to COVID-19 and other infection risks.'

This free skill set is government-funded for employed workers.

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.

Entry Requirements

Training package entry requirements

  • You must be currently employed in Victoria in a customer facing role, with priority given to those working in the retail or food handling industries.
  • You must not have previously completed either skill set.
  • The skill sets contain online learning. Participants will need basic computer skills (for example search the internet, write word documents and use email).

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

There are no GOTAFE preferred requirements for this qualification.

Course Study Units

Core Units
HLTINFCOV001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include:

  • Online knowledge quizzes
  • Workplace demonstration/video evidence

Attendance & Commitment

This course will be comprised of online self-paced engagement in learning content, activities and assessment.

Students must complete the course within 4 weeks of commencement.

Educational Support Services

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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Library

Our library team are passionate about supporting students to achieve their study goals. They have subject guides, referencing help, and online resources to assist you with you assessments.

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Jobs and study options

Our Skills and Jobs Centres can assist and talk through options for courses, careers, assistance with job applications and more.

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Student Support

Whether you need support with time management, your mental health, grief and loss, a diagnosed disability, financial hardship, or any other challenge life through your way, we are here to help.

Support for personal issues

We have a dedicated team to ensure students have the help they need with personal issues impacting studies such as homelessness, family problems & setting up payment plans.

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Disability support

Get access to the supports and adjustments you need for your disability or medical condition to be successful in your studies.

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Counselling services

We offer free counselling services to help you work through life's challenges including grief and loss, mental health or relationships.

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Learner's Rights

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Enrolment

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

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.