HLTSS00064 Infection Control – Health & Community Services
The HLTSS00064 Infection Control – Health & Community Services is a set of skills to follow organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks in the workplace.
This Skill Set includes the skills and knowledge required to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks.
This unit applies to individuals working in health and direct client care contexts.
|Units Contained Within This Skill Set|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
Enrolment Period: 1st July 2020 to 30th September 2020
Study Period: Enrolled students may commence this Skill Set on 12 August 2020 and must be completed by 31 October 2020
Enrolment Period: 1st October 2020 to 13th December 2020
Study Period: Enrolled students may commence this Skill Set on 1st November 2020 and must be completed by 31 December 2020
The HLTSS00064 Infection Control Skill Set is an online study unit with the addition of mandatory workplace assessment.
Students enrolling within this Skill Set must have an AEATS approved workplace in order to complete workplace assessments.
- Sydney region
- Riverina region of NSW
- Southern Highlands and Shoalhaven regions of NSW
- New England and North West regions of NSW
- Newcastle and Lake Macquaire regions of NSW
- Richmond and Tweed regions of NSW
- Far West and Orange regions of NSW
- Mid North Coast region of NSW
Western Australia Regions
- Greater region of Perth
- Peel region of WA
Applicants seeking entry into the Fee Free HLTSS00064 Infection Control Skill Set should meet the following criteria:
● Under 18 years old will require an additional notice of arrangement.
● Have successfully completed year 10 of secondary school or equivalent or be of mature age.
● Be able to use and respond to written language, including some unfamiliar material in a variety of contexts.
• Computer literate for online study and assessment submission.
• Have industry experience in their chosen field
● Successfully complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test.
● Photo Identification.
● There are no prerequisite units of competence.
● Reside in one of the Delivery Regions of NSW and WA
How to enrol
To enrol in our course is a quick and easy process that will have you in class and studying in no time.
Simply click on the Enrol button and complete the enrolment form electronically.
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Alternatively you can contact on our enquiry line at
1300 360 366 Toll Free.
Once you have submitted your enrolment form we will confirm your eligibility and associated cost of the program. Don’t worry, there is no commitment up until you commence your course.
Possible Job Outcomes
The HLTSS00064 Infection Control Skill Set– is a fundamental skill required in health and carer roles within Health & Community Services.
Possible Course Pathways
Once students have completed this skill set they may wish to enrol in the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support ageing/Disability / Home and Community Care or the Certificate IV in Ageing Support. Students may receive a Credit for the unit HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures completed within this Skill Set.
AEATS will recognise credit transfers upon proof of units completed with other RTOs.
The HLTSS00064 Infection Control Skill Set
An appropriate unit of study for those people who are working in the health and care industries within the Health and Community Services sector who are required to follow infection control and preventions policies and procedures within their daily work routines.
The HLTSS00064 Infection Control Skill Set is Free Fee for those students who meet the enrolment eligibility requirements and reside in on of the listed delivery regions.
For more information or to confirm the cost of your course contact 1300 360 366 (Toll Free).