Infection control training
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Infection control training

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From 1 July, TAFEs and participating training providers will accept enrolments for newly accredited infection control training. 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.

The infection control training is available for retail, hospitality, and transport and logistics workers, to enable workers to confidently:

  • 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.

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