BSBSS00095EC Cross-Sector Infection Control Skill Set (Early Childhood)

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Course Code: BSBSS00095EC

Course Description

Learn the essential skills and knowledge you need to decrease the risk and transmission of infection while undertaking your daily duties working in the Early Childhood Education industry.

This FREE accredited online infection control course is self-paced, nationally recognised and can be undertaken from home, at any time. 

Upon completion of your online study, you will need to undertake a 2-hour face-to-face assessment at The Gordon or within a suitable workplace with a COVID Safe Plan to complete the skill set. Upon completion of your infection control training, you will be able to confidently:

  • demonstrate the use of required precautions and control measures, as needed for own work activities in the Early Childhood Education and Care industry
  • confine at least one resource or piece of equipment that is suspected of being contaminated, according to organisational infection prevention and control procedures
  • dispose of waste according to organisational infection prevention and control procedures.
You will learn a range of skills, including:
  • hand hygiene practices
  • social distancing measures
  • 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

This is course is designed for people working in the Early Childhood Education and Care industry.

A statement of attainment is issued upon the completion of the course.

This course is for the BSBSS00095 Cross-Sector Infection Control Skill Set, with the unit:
BSBWHS332X Apply infection prevention and control procedures to own work activities.

Entry requirements
  • you must be currently employed or a regular volunteer in an early childhood setting or on Job Keeper
  • be aged 17 years or older
  • have not previously completed this Skill Set or other accredited Infection Control Skill Sets
  • you must be a Victorian resident



Changes to delivery due to COVID-19

The Gordon is permitted to deliver face-to-face teaching in compliance with current Government guidelines and COVIDSafe restrictions. Find out more about delivery changes here.

Course Sessions

Start Date:Friday 01/01/2021End Date:Wednesday 30/06/2021
Start Time:N/AEnd Time:N/A
Campus:Online - Remote DeliverySeats Available:400
Full Fee Cost :AUD$ 0.00Funded Cost :AUD$ x

Date published: 21/01/2021 3:44:24 PM

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About The Gordon

The Gordon Institute of TAFE is one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria and has been helping people gain real skills for real jobs for over 125 years. We pride ourselves on delivering a great range of TAFE courses from short courses to nationally accredited training across apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates, diplomas, and advanced diplomas, which can lead you to a great career or create pathways to university.

The Gordon acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we work, study and do business. We pay respect to their Elders, past and present. The Gordons Reconciliation Plan can be found here.

Our training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. | Authorised by the Victorian Government, Melbourne.

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