{MCFE}{643 Spencer St}{West Melbourne}{3003}{Vic}{Australia}{(130) 036-8883}
643 Spencer St, 3003 West Melbourne, Vic
Phone: (130) 036-8883
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Infection Control Skill Set

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BSBSS00095 – Cross-Sector Infection Control Skill Set

Free, accredited skill set

Reduce the risk of infection with this free training


Course Overview

As Victorian businesses start to emerge from Coronavirus restrictions, employers and their staff need to ensure they can safely reopen and engage with customers.

Melbourne College of Further Education (MCFE) is now offering the free, accredited skill set, BSBSS00095 – Cross-Sector Infection Control. This course is a mixture of online and workplace-based learning, to help staff identify and manage the ongoing risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections

This targeted skill set, covering the unit BSBWHS332x Apply infection prevention and control procedures to own work activities, is available to employers and workers in Victorian businesses where COVID-safe practices are vital.

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

Entry Requirements

To access funding, you must:

*have not previously completed either the Skill Set they are seeking to enrol in, or any of the other Skill Sets funded through this initiative

*have access to a computer or smart device and the internet to complete your studies


Free! This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding, via the Skills First Funding Program special initiative. This course will not impact on other funding opportunities available under Skills First Funding. For further details, contact our office.

Duration, Delivery and Assessment

*Up to 3 months to complete the course
*Self-paced online learning and assessment completed through our learner management system, Canvas
*2 hour practical skills class – book your spot once your online assessment is completed
*Assessments include online questions, case studies and observations of skills
*Recommended 20 hours of self-paced learning

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