Infection Control Skill Set

HLTSS00064 Infection Control Skill Set

National ID: HLTSS00064 | State ID: AE112 (Fee Free)



This skill set will allow you to upskill in organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures. It is suitable for people who require the skills and knowledge to decrease the risk and transmission of infection, whilst carrying out your daily duties.

These skills and knowledge can be applied to specific healthcare industry needs such as direct client care, community care, community services, in-home care, disability care and other work environments where you provide support and care to individuals or groups of people.


Course Content

This skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge to assist in protecting yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases.

You will learn:

  • Introduction to infection control
  • Chain of infection and disease transmission
  • Breaking the chain of infection
  • Contamination and cleaning
  • Hazards, risks, responsibilities and reporting


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

  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures


Course Delivery

Delivery options:

  • Face-to-face training
  • Virtual classroom training
  • Online
  • Workplace


Face-to-face training consists of a 1 day workshop followed by online learning and support and workplace assessment. See below for course dates.


Course Duration

1 month.

Completion of this course depends on each individual student and when all assessments are successfully completed.



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 healthcare workplace to complete your assessment.


Course Dates

Face-to-face training:

Friday, 6th November, 9am – 4pm (Mandurah) 


Additional dates are available for group training. If you would like more information please contact us.

Course Name

Infection Control Skill Set

Course Cost

Free for eligible students

Course Date

See below for dates




Virtual classroom


Workplace Assessment


1 month

Additional Information

Visit Jobs and Skills WA, Skills Ready for more information.