FREE infection control training

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Free accredited training

Nationally recognised training suitable for all industries.

Quick and accessible

Free training is delivered online with a face to face assessment component.

Upskilled and prepared

Available to staff in critical industries to help identify and manage the ongoing risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections.  

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Infection Control Training –  Help keep Victoria Safe

These skill sets have been specifically designed for businesses in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic to keep customers and employees safe in the workplace and to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus.

Our FREE online infection control courses are:

  • self-paced, can be undertaken from home, at any time. 
  • online
  • nationally accredited
  • assessed in the workplace or at The Gordon (dependant on the course chosen).
  • a great addition to any Covid Safe Plan

Entry Requirements:

  • employed or on Job Keeper
  • 17 years or over
  • a Victorian resident
  • have not previously completed a FREE infection control course.
  • access to a covid safe plan ( if assessment conducted in the workplace)

Which course do I choose?

You may only enrol in one FREE Infection Short Course Skillset. Please choose the course that best suits your current employment arrangement.

Cross-Sector Infection Control Skill Set

For anyone working in any sector, this broad-ranging Infection Control Skillset is designed to help businesses, safely reopen and engage with customers

Cross-Sector Infection Control Skill Set - Building and Construction

For those employee’s (or on Job Keeper) who work in the Building and Construction sector

Infection Control Skill Set -Food Handling

This skill set is aimed at currently employed workers in customer-facing roles in the food handling sector in Victoria.

Infection Control Skill Set - Retail

This skill set is aimed at currently employed workers in customer-facing roles in Retail sector in Victoria

Infection control Skill Set -Transport and Logistics

This skill set is aimed at currently employed workers in customer-facing roles in the Transport and Logistics sector in Victoria.

Upon completion of your infection control training, you will be able 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

You 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

A statement of attainment will be issued upon completion of your course. 

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