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Infection control training helping Victorians

..As Victoria emerges from the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, businesses and workers need to ensure they can safely reopen and engage with customers.

Chisholm is now offering a free, short, accredited Cross-Sector Infection Control Skill Set (BSBSS00095) delivered through a mixture of online and workplace-based learning, available to help staff in critical industries identify and manage the ongoing risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections. This training is government-subsidised.

Workers can be upskilled with this free, short, accredited training program available to customer-facing employees in critical industry sectors. This targeted course is available to employers and workers in Victorian businesses where COVID-safe practices are vital. There is a focus on six priority sectors (retail, accommodation and food, transport including postal and warehousing, construction, manufacturing, health care and social assistance

After completion of the training, participants will be able to confidently:
• follow standard and additional precautions for infection prevention and control
• identify infection hazards and assess risks
• follow procedures for managing risks associated with specific hazards.

Participants will learn a range of skills, 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
• knowledge regarding the basis of infection and transmission.

After successfully completing this course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the nationally accredited unit: BSBWHS332X Apply infection prevention and control procedures to own work activities.

This training is for employees in priority sectors.

Course code
On campus
Off Campus Delivery
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Part Time, 30 hours.
Start dates
Ongoing from 11 Sept 2020