Infection Control Skill Set (Retail)

HLTSS00065 Infection Control Skill Set (Retail)

National ID: HLTSS00065 | State ID: AE114 (Fee Free)



The Infection Control Skill Set is designed to give you job ready skills to follow organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures. This includes implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks in organisations operating in the retail industry.

This skill set is suited to retail settings such as supermarkets, shopping centres, cinemas, petrol stations, beauty salons, gyms and hairdressing salons.


Course Content

You will learn:

  • Standard and transmission-based precautions
  • Hand hygiene and care
  • Use of personal protection equipment
  • Handling waste
  • Routine cleaning
  • How to identify, assess and control hazards and risks


Completing this free skill set will be recognised by a Statement of Attainment for the nationally accredited unit of competency:

  • HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures


Course Delivery

This skill set is delivered online with a component of the assessment completed in the workplace.

Face-to-face and virtual classroom training is available for groups. If you would like more information please contact us.


Course Duration

1 month.

Students will complete their online learning and assessment and then a component in their workplace. The course duration will depend on each individual student.



This course is free through Jobs and Skills WA Lower fees, local skills initiative. All fees are 100% subsidised by the WA State Government, through Jobs and Skills WA, so that there is no cost to you. For more information visit Job and Skills WA.

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees.

Fees apply for non-eligible students. If you have an enquiry regarding eligibility and fees please contact us.



This skill set is free to all residents in Western Australia.

You must be 15 years of age or older.

School-based students are ineligible to be enrolled in this skill set.


Entry Requirements

You must have current employment in, or access to, a retail workplace to complete your assessment.


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Course Name

Infection Control Skill Set (Retail)

Course Cost

Free for eligible students

Course Date

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1 month

Additional Information

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