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

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From 31/12/2021 this skillset will not be government funded.

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


Online theory
Practical in your workplace OR at MCFE campus

Entry Requirements

  • Have access to a computer or smart device and the internet to complete
    your studies.
  • Complete online enrolment with a short pre-training review to ensure this is
    the right course for you.

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



This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding, via the Skills First Funding Program special initiative. 

The Victorian Government, with the Commonwealth Government, is responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by fully funding five Infection Control Skill Sets (Skill Sets) for training providers to deliver to Victorian workers. These short courses will help workers ensure their workplaces are safe for themselves and the community and stop the spread of COVID-19.

The Victorian Government will cover the cost of one funded Infection Control Skill Set per person. You can only participate 1 of the 5 infection control skill sets currently available. Enrolling in this skill set will not count towards your standard Skills First commencement Allocation. You are eligible for FREE training for this skill set if your are eligible to work or volunteer in Australia, irrespective of your citizenship or residency status

Please note this government initiative is ending as 31.12.2021

Duration, Delivery and Assessment

  • 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
  • You can have up to 3 months to complete this course

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