Infection Control Training Enrolment
The Victorian and Commonwealth Governments are funding delivery of training to help upskill workers to administer and implement infection control policies and procedures within workplaces. The short, accredited training courses (Skill Sets) will support businesses to reopen safely and continue to control the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) across Victorian businesses.
Employers in priority areas are encouraged to release their staff for this free training which combines online learning with workplace-based assessments, to help staff identify and manage the ongoing risk of coronavirus infections.
After completion of the training, staff will be able to confidently:
Follow standard and additional precautions for infection prevention and control
Identify hazards and assess risks
Follow procedures for managing risks associated with specific hazards
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
Who can participate in the free training?
Infection Control Training-HLTSS00065 (Retail Sector)
Infection Control Training- HLTSS00064 (Disability/Individual Care sector)
Enrolling and participating - An easy 5 step process.
(Best if using a desktop or laptop if possible)
Complete online forms
Pre-Training review form (PTRF)
Language, Literacy & Numeracy Assessment (LLN)
Upload or email documents with proof of:
e.g. Letter/email from employer, payslip with employment details
e.g. Drivers Licence, Electricity bill, Concession card
email to email@example.com
VIA Administration team will contact you to advise of your eligibility for the free training and provide you with your course date details and login.
Your VIA trainer will guide you through the online course and arrange your workplace observations to complete the course.
When your online assessments and workplace observations have been satisfactory completed, your Statement of Attainment will be posted and emailed to you.
You must provide your Unique Student Identifier (USI) to receive this, please see the link below for information on how to create of find your USI: