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HLTSS00064 - Infection control Skill Set

Course Details

Course Summary

A set of skills to follow organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks in the workplace. This skill set is for individuals who require the skills and knowledge to decrease the risk of and transmission of infection whilst carrying out their daily duties.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course, funded by the Queensland Government, students must:

• be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or an Australian permanent resident (including humanitarian entrants), or a temporary resident with an eligible visa class

• be 15 years old or over

• live in Queensland and have left school

• may already hold a certificate III or higher level qualification.

• An existing worker in the related industry (proof of existing worker eligibility can be your payslip that displays the ABN and Trading name, letter from your employer, your employment contract).

Students will need to have access to a reliable computer and internet connection. To complete this online short course students must have a sound level of reading, writing and computer literacy.

Course Details

Course Type Skill set
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Full Fee $416.00 (2023)
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Application Mode
  • Direct To University
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Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Barista
  • Bar tending
  • Beauty
  • Child Care
  • Community Services
  • Education Support
  • Fitness Sport and Recreation
  • Health
  • Hospitality
  • Hygiene
  • Natural Therapy
  • Personal Services
  • Public Sector
  • Safety
  • Transport and Warehousing
  • Wholesale and Retail
  • Youth Services
AQF Level Short Course

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This unit of competency from the HLT Health Training Package provides a set of skills for implementing infection control policies and procedures in the workplace. Achievement of this unit of competency provides credit towards qualifications in a range of training packages where infection control skills are required.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 1 core units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
  • On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
  • Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details, including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Online Course Structure

1 month: Online Delivery

  • Online
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures More Information Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Third Party Verification
Course Learning Outcomes
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Domestic 2020 Availabilities

Online Course Structure

August: Part Time
September: Part Time
October: Part Time
November: Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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