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Course in Infection Control Skill Set (Retail)

Code: HLTSS00065

Overview

Campus

Workplace and Industry, Online

Campus

Workplace and Industry, Online

Duration

6 weeks part time

Requirements

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

Requirements

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

Next Intake

February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Next Intake

February, March, April, June, August, September, October, November

This skill set is for workers employed in the Retail sector.

If you work in transport and logistics, enrol in the Transport and Logistics skill set.

If you work in hospitality or food handling, enrol in the Food Handling skill set.

For industry

Prepare your business to reopen, restart and recover.

The Infection Control Skill Set course can support businesses to reopen safely and ensure their customers and workforce are protected as Victoria manages the challenges of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

If you have an industry group of 5 or more employees please contact us directly on 03 9269 8400.

Keeping Victorians Safe

COVID-19 has been a unique and difficult challenge for retail businesses and individuals. This free course in infection control is designed for the retail industry to help manage the ongoing risk of coronavirus in the workplace.

The HLTSS00065 Infection Control Skill Set (Retail) course provides you and your team with practical knowledge and skills on how to help keep the workplace and the broader community safe.

Infection control practices have changed the way you work in a COVID-19 environment. You’ll learn methods customised to your workplace to stop the spread of COVID-19 in a retail workplace by learning and understanding:

  • Measures to facilitate social distancing
  • Measures to protect customers and retail workers
  • Hand hygiene
  • Sanitising and disinfecting
  • Enhanced cleaning regimes
  • Monitoring staff for illness and directions to workers to stay at home if unwell
  • Incident Procedures and Reporting

Career Pathways

Where will this take me

Upon completion of this course you will be able to identify and carry out safe infection control in retail.

Pathways

Graduates of the HLTSS00065 Infection Control Skill Set (Retail) may continue on a VET pathway via relevant training products and qualifications from the HLT Health Training Package and CHC Community Services training package.

Melbourne Polytechnic’s Chief Executive, Frances Coppolillo

"We know that infection control is an issue to manage for the long term – it’s integral that workplaces are able to operate safely and effectively while mitigating the risk of transmission in order to be sustainable."

Course Details

Delivery methods

Online including pre-recorded webinars.

Class Schedule

The time frame for this course is six weeks maximum fully self-paced. This course can be completed earlier depending on your circumstances.

Assessment Methods

Workplace observation, simulated workplace (where required), third party verification, written activities.

Units of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subject Elective Hours
HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures Core 25

Attend an Info Session

Now’s the time to register for our information and enrolment sessions. We give you an in-depth look at your chosen area of study and a tour of our department facilities.

Fees & Costs

This course is free for eligible applicants.

Scholarships on offer

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Requirements

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

All potential learners will undertake a pre-training review to asses:

  • Your support requirements to enable the you to undertake the course and achieve the course outcomes.
  • Your interest and/or relevant experience
  • Your previous educational achievements and experience
  • Your level of digital literacy
  • A training plan to inform what the course will cover and what you can expect in terms of learning and assessment

As this is an online course you will be expected to have a sufficient level of digital literacy to successfully complete the course.

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

All potential learners will undertake a pre-training review to asses:

  • Your support requirements to enable the you to undertake the course and achieve the course outcomes.
  • Your interest and/or relevant experience
  • Your previous educational achievements and experience
  • Your level of digital literacy
  • A training plan to inform what the course will cover and what you can expect in terms of learning and assessment

As this is an online course you will be expected to have a sufficient level of digital literacy to successfully complete the course.

Next Steps

How to enrol:
  1. Click Apply Now and complete the application short form
  2. Complete the subsequent form sent to your email
  3. Ask your employer to complete the Employer Verification Form which will be given to to you during enrolment
How to enrol:
  1. Click Apply Now and complete the application short form
  2. Complete the subsequent form sent to your email
  3. Ask your employer to complete the Employer Verification Form which will be given to to you during enrolment
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