1SDO Training

HLTINF006 - Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control

Infection Control training


Course Information

This course provides you with the knowledge and training required to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks.

It gives you the skills to effectively complete hand hygiene and care, use personal protective equipment, handle waste, enforce clean and contaminated zones, surface cleaning and limiting contamination.

You can use these skills in your workplace, the home or in community settings.

Award issued:

Students who successfully complete both the theoretical and practical assessment components of this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:

  • HLTINF006 - Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control

Initial Course Information

This course is delivered by Mixed Mode and requires the following:

  • Completion of pre-course online learning which takes approximately 6-8 hours*
  • Completion of face to face practical assessment which takes approximately 2 hours*
  • Assessment of your practical skills will occur either face to face in the 1SDO classroom in Melbourne or can be completed via Zoom or by uploading a recorded video of you completing the practical component
  • * Completion times are estimates only and depend on the students commitment to the online learning process.

Prerequisites: None

    Prerequisites: None

    • All assessments are submitted via our online learning portal.
    • All learning material for this unit is provided via our online learning portal.
    • All equipment is provided for the practical assessments.
    • For further information regarding the terms and conditions of your enrolment please click here to read the student handbook
    • If completing practical assessments by Zoom or Video Chat and you do not have the required PPE and cleaning materials we can supply and send this for an additional charge of $35.

    Learner Requirements

    You will require access to a computer or laptop and an internet connection to complete this course.

    You must also be able to use a web browser(such as Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge) and have your own valid email address. Shared emails addresses are not permitted, if you do not have your own email we suggest you create a Gmail address here

    A learner undertaking this course will require a specific skill level in Language, Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Literacy.

    The course has been assessed as requiring the following Australian Core Skills Framework levels:

    • Learning - Level 3
    • Reading - Level 2
    • Writing - Level 2
    • Oral Communication - Level 2
    • Numeracy - Level 2

    For further information regarding these levels click here or to arrange a test to verify if you have the appropriate skills to complete the course please contact our LLN officer via our contact page or via telephone on 1300 856 684.

    Cost: $195.00