Infection Control – NEW!

Infection Control Skill set – HLTSS00064 for Health Care Workers

– Unit of Competency :  HLTINF001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures


infection control skills ready training

  • This Unit of Competency is FREE FOR EVERYONE in Western Australia, supported by the WA Government via the Jobs and Skills initiative.  
  • Other states, the cost is $325 –   inclusive of all course materials, mentoring, learner materials and assessing.   10% loyalty discount for Wesley students.


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Coming soon (Course start date :  7 October 2020).  Pre-enrolments open soon


About this course

Protect yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases.

There is not better time than now, to formally Upskill yourself and your team with a Nationally Accredited unit of Competency in Infection Control prevention including COVID19 infection control protocols (Department of Health).    Fast track your skills with Wesley’s Accredited Infection Control Skill set to get you job ready or enhance your current workplace skills.

The COVID19 pandemic has highlighted the important of building the capacity and understanding of the workforce to practice safe infection control procedures.      


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 understand how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection.

The skill set is becoming increasingly important for all Health Care Workers – and all workers are encouraged to upskill themselves today, whether you are becoming Job Ready or for your professional development in Industry.     The Australian Government has isolated this important Unit of Competency as a basis of education for all Australians working in the Health Field – and is a way to quickly UPSKILL to become Job Ready for those applicants wanting to enter the Health Care field.



Gain these skills :

  • Gain Industry Certification in Hand Hygiene
  • Gain Industry Certification in COVID19 Infection Control
  • Gain Industry Certification in Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilisation
  • Using personal protective equipment safely (practical session with complimentary PPE samples)
  • Understanding the chain of infection
  • Identify infection hazards and assess risks
  • How to prevent the spread and transmission of infection
  • Maintaining a clean work environment



Course format

This Nationally Accredited Unit is delivered ONLINE with a supporting face-to-face tutorial (either in person or via Zoom).

Our course is delivered to you online which allows you to undertaken study at your own pace.   It is recommended completion occurs within a month. 

Once you have completed the Online Component of your course,  you are invited into a Practical Lab Session via face to face learning – to practice skills and undertake a workplace simulated activity.

Regional locations may be fulfilled by Zoom technology and Wesley may also conduct on-site visits as required to workplaces.    Part of the Assessment for this Unit must be via face to face, video link or recording, Zoom technology in a workplace simulated environment.       

Wesley also travel to regional locations throughout the year to deliver this Unit and Group training sessions / enquiries are also welcome.  Email info@wesleytraining.edu.au

Mentor Support and Practical Sessions

Students are welcomed to the course by a short induction by your Tutor/Mentor to start you on your way with confidence!

All of Wesley’s student resources, learner materials, videos are contained in Wesley’s easy to use Learner Portal;   and learning is provided online for your convenience.   All you need is a computer and good internet to study our program.



Industry Recognised

Wesley’s unique program in Infection Control is supported by leading Industry bodies, and in addition to Wesley’s Statement of Attainment, also includes Certification by the Department of Health, and other leading Health bodies in Australia.     Our Unit of competency is Australian Recognised and Accredited.






All infection control skill sets are 100% free for everyone!* 

This Unit of Competency is FREE FOR EVERYONE in Western Australia, supported by the WA Government via the Jobs and Skills initiative.  

Other states, the cost is $345 inclusive of all course materials, mentoring, learner materials and assessing.

Fast track your skills  with our free infection control skill sets to get you job ready.

All infection control skill sets are 100% free for everyone!* 

These infection control skill sets have been developed specifically to get you job ready to safely manage infection control in the workplace. They match up with the skills employers are looking for,  to support WA businesses in key areas such as aged care, disability support, retail, hospitality, transport and logistics.

The skill sets contain selected units of competency from nationally accredited and recognised vocational qualifications that target specific skill areas.

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Who this course is ideal for :


The skill set course is most suitable for anyone working the healthcare sector, or those looking to enter employment in the health industry.

This training is for care workers across all health care settings, including:


  • Hospitals
  • Primary care
  • Medical practices, allied health, GP and specialist clinics
  • Aged care (both in residential aged care facilities or with visiting carers at home, including cleaners and cooks)
  • Disability (both in residential/shared care facilities or part-time carers in people’s homes, including cleaners and cooks)
  • Allied health
  • Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services
  • Pharmacies
  • Dental practices, including dentists, nurses, cleaners and receptionists


Job opportunities (Job Ready) and Study Pathways

This course does not lead to a specific job outcome but will be helpful if you are, or would like to work in any of the areas described above.   Our training course is designed to make students Job Ready or to enhance their job role.

The Units of Competency is a recognised Unit that can be used as a Credit Transfer in Qualifications such as :


  • Certificate III Business Administration (Medical)
  • Cert III Health Administration
  • Cert III in Individual Support (Aging, disability, home and community)
  • Cert III in Allied Health Assistance
  • Cert III/IV Dental Assisting
  • Cert III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care  
  • Cert II/III Community Services
  • Cert III in Cleaning Operations 
  • Cert II and III Health Support Services  


More Qualifications that include this Unit of Competency can be found at  https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/HLTINF001