Infection Control Course

Infection Control course
Allens Trainings
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Course Code :
HLTINFCOV001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
Course Validity :
Valid Australia Wide

Location:  Noble Park, Bulleen and Bandoora or your venue for group bookings

Instructor : Certified Trainer and Assessor with clinical experience

HLTINFCOV001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures


The new Infection Control Course has been developed to enable infection control training for multiple sectors. The skill sets are designed to support individuals who require infection control skills and knowledge to decrease the risk and transmission of infection whilst carrying out their daily duties.

Entry Requirements

Must be employed and have the ability to complete required assessment tasks in the workplace.

Must have the physical capability to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration skills.

Online study options:

  • Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic device with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.
  • The Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment delivery mode includes video assessment questions. Occasionally the student will be required to make a video of themselves, either verbally explaining or demonstrating the required assessment outcome. If you do not wish to complete video assessment questions, please consider an alternative mode of delivery (for e.g. a blended or full face to face course).

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Pre-course study: Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.

Assessment Activities

Assessments conducted during training session(s) include: 

Third Party Report:

  • Health and Safety Risk Assessment Report
  • Choose and don PPE

 Performance Tasks:

  • Follow standard and additional precautions for infection prevention and control
  • Follow procedures for managing risks associated with specific hazards


  • Health and Safety Incident Report

Theory assessment –   A written assessment consisting of short answer and multiple-choice questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

This course is delivered on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909


  • Approx. 6 hours self paced online learning with 45min assessment (Enhanced Online model)

Qualification Issued

Statement of Attainment – HLTINFCOV001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

  • Legislative Authorisations :Conforms to the requirements of the Australian VET sector
  • Certificate Validity Legislature : No required renewal date

Student HandbookFind out about your learners’ rights, responsibility and support, including complaints

Learning Objectives

1.1 Follow hand hygiene practices in accordance with organisations policies and procedures

1.2 Implement hand care procedures and cover cuts and abrasions

1.3 Follow organisation procedures for choice and use of personal protection equipment

1.4 Follow procedures for respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette

1.5 Follow procedures for environmental cleaning

1.6 Follow procedures for handling, transporting and processing of linen in a manner that controls the spread of infection

1.7 Follow procedures for disposal of contaminated waste

1.8 Follow procedures for handling and cleaning client equipment that prevents skin and mucous membrane exposures, contamination of clothing, and transfer of pathogens

1.9 Identify and respond to situations where additional precautions may be required to prevent transmission of infection

2.1 Identify infection hazards associated with own role and work environment

2.2 Identify own areas of responsibility in relation to infection prevention and control

2.3 Assess risk by determining the likelihood and severity of harm from identified hazards.

2.4 Document and report activities and tasks that put self, clients, visitors and/or other workers at risk

2.5 Identify appropriate control measures to minimise risk in accordance with organisations procedures

3.1 Follow protocols for care after exposure to blood or other body fluids as required

3.2 Place appropriate signs when and where appropriate

3.3 Remove spills in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organisation

3.4 Minimise contamination of materials, equipment and instruments by aerosols and splatter

3.5 Identify, separate and maintain clean and contaminated zones

3.6 Confine records, materials and medicaments to a well-designated clean zone

3.7 Confine contaminated instruments and equipment to a well-designated contaminated zone

Requirements for Successful Course Completion

  • Complete all online learning
  • The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role.
  • The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role
  • Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace with the addition of simulations and scenarios where the full range of contexts and situations have not been provided in the workplace or may occur only rarely.
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