HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Course Objectives

Infection prevention and control is a matter of concern for every business regardless of industry sector or location and is not limited to aged care or medical industry businesses. Wherever there is a risk of infection to your staff, colleagues, customers or the public you should ensure that your staff are trained in implementing the infection control and prevention policies of your business.

Content

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks.

This unit applies to individuals working in health and direct client care contexts. Those who are required to manage the potential transmission of infectious diseases or viruses.

Learning Outcomes

  • Follow standard and additional precautions for infection prevention and control
  • 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
  • Follow procedures for managing risks associated with specific hazards

Designed For

The target audience for this UoC is those who are required to have infection control training as part of their workplace and members of the public who want training in infection control.

In every workplace, workers are exposed to day to day activities which involve Infection control, some more than others. You will get an understanding of how to implement standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks safely.  Individuals will gain the knowledge and skills required to respond to the infection risks in their workplace.

Those either undertaking training to enter the security industry or those currently employed within the security industry who are required to renew or update their first aid qualification.

Career Outcomes

This will be suited to the following job roles:

  • Workplace infection control officer (COVID-19),
  • Anyone currently employed, or seeking employment within the Australian security industry

Pathways

Suggested pathways for further study after completion of this qualification include:

  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid, or
  • HLT21015 Certificate II in Medical Services First Response

Prerequisites

Must live in and have a Western Australian residential address.

Applicants must demonstrate good language, literacy and numeracy required at this level. A LLN assessment may be conducted at pre-enrolment to assess whether the applicant requires LLN support for this training

Participants may choose to undertake an LLN assessment with one of our qualified assessors prior to committing to their enrolment in this qualification

Basic to intermediate computer skills are also required for entry into this qualification.

100 points of identification

USI Number Requirements:

All students doing nationally recognised training from January 1, 2018 need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). For more details and to create a USI go to the Government USI site here.

How Is The Course Delivered?

Delivery will be conducted over one eight hour day. The program may allow for some flexibility with time and include suggested work activities which can be conducted on-site, or in a simulated work situation if needed; this will be done in consultation with stakeholders prior to commencement

You will have access to our highly qualified industry experienced Trainer who can provide you with guidance to assist you with completion timeframes for each unit to suit your study goals! You also have access to the Trainer throughout your study period to answer any questions you may have or help you overcome any stumbling blocks you may encounter.

By participating in this course you challenge yourself to grow professionally. Investing in yourself and taking time to learn, practice and implement this knowledge will change your career and create more job opportunities.

Course Structure

The course delivery structure is a 1 day in-class or 2 evenings in-class practical course.

The course is presented via a combination of structured tutorials, workshops, case studies, video, practical assignments and workplace application. Individual and group work activities and assessment activities are conducted throughout the course.

All trainers and assessors are recognised industry experts, holding relevant experience and training qualifications. They include security industry specialists, former serving police officers, military personnel and emergency response and medical specialists.

Course Outline

1 unit of competency must be completed

  • HLTINF001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Assessment

To achieve a nationally-recognised qualification, participants are required to complete the pre-course assessment, practical assessment and written assessments. Assessment details will be provided with course materials.

A Statement of Attainment of HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures will be issued following successful completion of this course and can be used to seek credit transfer towards achieving an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning – RPL

Recognition of Prior Learning is available to persons who have prior experience in the construction industry, have held a construction card from issued previously or from another Australian State

Assessment is conducted via a detailed portfolio of evidence, workbook, questions and written scenarios to support your claim for RPL. Further information about the RPL process will be explained prior to enrolment with any of our training assessors. Where you and your Impact assessor can identify if there are any requirements for further training, you may choose to do this through the completion of individual units (at an additional fee).

Course Fees

Fee for service – $100 ($100 non-refundable deposit on enrolment)

RPL – $100 ($100 non-refundable deposit on enrolment) excludes gap training

Gap training per UoC $100 each

This course is not supported by VET Funding. We are priced to ensure we can make it accessible for you whilst also ensuring your education is of the calibre you desire and deserve. Where these two factors meet… you get our inexpensive and invaluable price!

Cancellation Policy

We are unable to refund monies for students who do not turn up for classes or decide at a later date after booking that they do not want to attend. Changes to class times are allowed, but not within 48 hours of the class commencing.