Combat infectious diseases in the workplace.

Fully Government Funded Training

To support workplaces to reopen and stay open, the Queensland and Commonwealth governments, for a restricted period, are co-funding certified, Infection Prevention and Control training and certification.

Staff who undertake this training will receive a nationally recognised certificate and will have been trained to the highest standard. This training teaches you how to reduce the risk for businesses, with both staff and customers, should there be an outbreak of COVID-19 in your area. This training when applied will also help limit spread of the flu, common cold or even gastroenteritis.

Additional benefits for your business from this course include:

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for employees who have:

To be eligible for a government subsidised (training at no cost) place employees must be:

Course date

This is an online, self-paced course which is available for commencement from 29 March 2021. 

The course

This course has been designed to provide learners with an understanding of what infection prevention and control is, how infection occurs in the workplace, and the steps you can take to help minimise the risk of infection.

It has been developed to cover the unit of competency BSBSS00095 (BSBWHS332X) Apply infection prevention and control procedures to own work activities. To be issued with the national statement of attainment, learners will need to complete the following:

OverviewBasic microbiology and the chain of infection, so participants have a base understanding for apply precautions.30 minutes
PrecautionsStandard and transmission based precautions used to break the chain of infection and stop the spread. Why these are important and how to implement them properly.60 minutes
Risk ManagementRisk assessment process applied to infection control, where participants have the opportunity to apply what they’ve learnt to their workplace and take a risk based approach to applying infection prevention and control precautions.30 minutes
AssessmentLearners will need to answer a series of online multiple choice and short answer questions. They will also need to provide photographic or video evidence of them applying what they’ve learnt in the workplace.Allow 2 hours
By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

Course delivery and support

The course is a self-paced online course, with videos and activities, which can be completed on either computer or tablet. The course will be personalised based on the learner’s work environment. They will be requested to select the most suitable environment at the start of the course and can change this at any time in the course settings.
We can provide additional remote or face to face learning sessions with our Infection Control Specialists to deliver specific advice and practical support where desired or required.

Customised for industry relevance

This course has been designed to be highly relevant to all businesses who have face-to-face contact during the delivery of their goods or services. At the commencement of the course learners can select the course category most closely aligned to their job. They will then see information, examples and activities relevant to their role in Retail, Hospitality, general face-to-face interaction or Allied health settings.

This course is for any businesses wanting to meet their Work Health and Safety (WHS) obligations and inspire confidence in their customers and staff – by keeping them safe.

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