Infection prevention and control fee-free training

Infection prevention and control fee-free training

Training Services NSW

We understand that there are challenges to running and operating COVID-safe businesses.

The NSW and Commonwealth Governments have committed a combined $25.5 million to fund fee-free nationally accredited infection prevention and control training. The training will provide workers with the skills they need to better identify and respond to COVID-19 risks in the workplace. It will support implementation of your business’s COVID-19 Safety Plan.

The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) recently approved a unit of competence HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures.

This unit of competence will support the transport and logistics industry in the current coronavirus environment, to upskill workers and manage infection risks within the workplace.

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

Training is available across NSW and is delivered by approved Smart and Skilled training providers. Click here to find a provider in your region. Visit the Training Services NSW website for more information on infection prevention and control training.