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


TAFE Gippsland

The Gordon

Swinburne University of Technology

Bendigo Kangan Institute


Victoria University Polytechnic

South West TAFE

Box Hill Institute


Federation University Australia

William Angliss Institute

RMIT University

Melbourne Polytechnic

Wodonga TAFE

Yorke Institute

NPT Heart

Australian Institute of Flexible Learning

Healthcare Australia

Mayfield Education

Access Australia Group

Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation Inc.

TMG College Australia

ALACC Health College Australia

Health Careers International

Vative Healthcare

VFA Learning

Job Training Institute

Partners in Training Australia

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