HLTINFCOV001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures Byron Community College

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HLTINFCOV001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTINFCOV001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures (HLTINFCOV001)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

COVID-19 has impacted infection control standards in a wide-range of industries and workplaces across the country.

HLTINFCOV001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures is a single accredited unit that will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including responding to and implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks.

This course is essential in developing your workplace health and safety capacity; and has been contextualised to meet the immediate need for workers in a variety of roles to upskill in infection control.

Ideal for individuals working in a broad range of industries such as: retail, hospitality, health and beauty, office, education, transport and logistics.

Upon successful completion students will receive a statement of attainment in HLTINFCOV001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

What you will learn:

  • Hand hygiene and care of hands
  • Use of personal protective equipment
  • Handling of waste
  • Enforcing clean and contaminated zones
  • Limitation of contamination
  • Surface cleaning for infection control
  • Identify infection hazards and assess risks
  • Best practice virus and bacteria infection and control
  • Where to find reliable and trustworthy information
  • Practical applications of infection control procedures to various industries

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements required.

Workplace Requirements

Skills must be completed in a workplace. If you are not able to access a workplace for the practical assessments, you will not be able to successfully complete this unit of competency.

Desirable Requirements

Personal access to a laptop/home computer and connectivity to the internet is strongly recommended due to the online component of the course (assessments and resources available online and to be completed at home).

Course Duration & Hours

  • Classes are delivered face to face with an online assessment component
  • 3 days of classroom onsite learning 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • 5 hours (approx.) home study per week
  • Delivery location: Mullumbimby Campus

Course Fees

Course Fees are fully subsidised for eligible students.

  • Subsidised Fee: $0

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Call our office today to see if you are eligible on 02 6684 3374.

What to bring

  • Computer to participate in online learning
  • Workplace, organisation policies and procedures
  • Ability to video your assessment or participate in a video conference (smartphone) OR access to a workplace supervisor to observe, monitor and assess your performance

USI

From the 1st of January 2015, any student enrolling in an Accredited Training course will be required to obtain a USI. The USI helps to keep your training records and results together in an online account which is controlled by you. You can logon to the USI website and follow the simple instructions online to create your USI. This then needs to be provided to the College at the time of enrolment.

Important Information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you. Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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