Infection control training
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Infection control training

Help & advice

The infection control training is a new accredited skill set course. This free training, which is a mixture of online and workplace-based learning, is available to help staff identify and manage the ongoing risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in their workplace. This will help businesses safely reopen and ensure their customers and workforce are protected, as Victoria emerges from the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

  • 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.

Where can I do this training?

The following training providers offer the free infection control training:

Chisholm Institute

https://www.chisholm.edu.au/

Holmesglen

https://holmesglen.edu.au/

TAFE Gippsland

https://www.tafegippsland.edu.au/

The Gordon

https://www.thegordon.edu.au/

Swinburne University of Technology

https://www.swinburne.edu.au/

Bendigo Kangan Institute

https://www.kangan.edu.au/

GOTAFE

http://www.gotafe.vic.edu.au/

Victoria University Polytechnic

https://www.vupolytechnic.edu.au/

South West TAFE

https://www.swtafe.edu.au/

Box Hill Institute

https://www.boxhill.edu.au/

SuniTAFE

https://www.sunitafe.edu.au/

Federation University Australia

https://federation.edu.au/

William Angliss Institute

https://www.angliss.edu.au/

RMIT University

https://www.rmit.edu.au/

Melbourne Polytechnic

https://www.melbournepolytechnic.edu.au/

Wodonga TAFE

https://www.wodongatafe.edu.au/

Yorke Institute

https://yorkeinstitute.edu.au/

NPT Heart

https://www.nptgroup.com.au/

Australian Institute of Flexible Learning

https://aifl.edu.au/

Healthcare Australia

https://healthcareaustralia.com.au/

Mayfield Education

http://www.mayfield.edu.au/

Access Australia Group

https://aag.org.au/

Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation Inc.

https://www.vaccho.org.au/

TMG College Australia

https://www.tmg.edu.au/

ALACC Health College Australia

https://www.alacchealth.edu.au/

Health Careers International

https://www.hcigroup.com.au/

Vative Healthcare

https://vativehealthcare.com.au/

VFA Learning

https://vfalearning.vic.edu.au/

Job Training Institute

https://jti.edu.au/

Partners in Training Australia

https://www.partnersintraining.edu.au/


Who is this training for?

This training is for workers across the retail, hospitality, and transport and logistics sectors, including:

  • retail outlets
  • supermarkets
  • cafes and restaurant
  • pubs, clubs and hotels
  • food delivery
  • parcel delivery

What the training covers

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

Other infection control training