Fee-Free Skilled Capital Infection Control Training
ACCESS is seeking interested ACT employers planning on providing accredited Infection Control training to their staffing body. Up to 3,800 fully-funded Skilled Capital training places are now available for eligible customer-facing workers in the ACT e.g hospitality, retail, tourism, transport and logistics, cleaning, security service, aged and disability sectors.
ACCESS will be offering ONLINE accredited infection control training (available from the 20th June 2020) completely free-of-charge (limited time only, conditions apply).
If you are a retail or hospitality employer and you would like to take advantage of this opportunity please click the COURSE ENQUIRY button to register your interest.
All course content and assessment has been contextualised to either a retail or hospitality environment. The course is based on the nationally recognised unit of competency HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control procedures and is offered through the following skill sets:
HLTSS00066 Infection control (Food Handling); and
HLTSS00065 Infection control (Retail)
The course learner content includes:
1. Follow standard and additional precautions for infection prevention and control including:
Follow hand hygiene practices in accordance with organisations policies and procedures
Implement hand care procedures and cover cuts and abrasions
Follow organisation procedures for choice and use of personal protection equipment
Follow procedures for respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette
2. Identify infection hazards and assess risks including:
Identify infection hazards associated with own role and work environment
Identify own areas of responsibility in relation to infection prevention and control
Document and report activities and tasks that put self, clients, visitors and/or other workers at risk
3. Follow procedures for managing risks associated with specific hazards including:
Follow protocols for care after exposure to blood or other body fluids as required
Identify, separate and maintain clean and contaminated zones
Place appropriate signs when and where appropriate
Skilled Capital – Infection Control Training is an ACT Government Initiative.
‘This initiative is funded by the ACT and Australian Governments through the Project Agreement for the National Infection Control Training Fund.’