Learn to control COVID-19 related infection for direct care workers
In these unprecedented times, new regulations need aged care and disability workers to manage infection control.
Skills can be applied to specific health and care industry needs such as direct client care, community care, community services, in-home care, disability care, and all work environments where you provide support and care to individuals or groups of people.
Gain these skills
- introduction to infection control
- chain of infection and disease transmission
- breaking the chain of infection
- contamination and cleaning
- hazards, risks, responsibilities and reporting
Maintain your ability to work safely and within government requirements; or, prepare your business for compliance by including your staff in training, raising their capability in ensuring the safety of staff and customers in your workplace.
Interested in retail, food handling or transport and logistics?
We have specific courses for selected industries, tailored to the infection control needs of those industries. Find out more by using the links to the other course pages below:
Requirements of the course
This course includes both online study and on-campus assessment.
Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and you will need to complete a literacy and numeracy quiz to show you can study the course online. Your study will involve accessing content online for 5 study modules, followed by a series of online quiz assessments to test your knowledge.
When you finish your online study, there is a compulsory requirement to attend a practical demonstration and assessment session.
Please note: this course is available for study only to those who are over 18 years of age.
Study options and next steps
Click on your preferred study mode below to get started with your application.