Infection Control

Infection control short course

Infection Control Course Code:

Reduce the risk of illness for you and your clients

Infection control is important, whether you’re employed (or planning to be employed) as a support worker or you’re caring for a family member who is elderly or has a disability. This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to minimise infection and keep safe at home or in the workplace.

Get job ready in months

3 hour short course

Short training delivered at multiple locations throughout Melbourne. Book your session in at a time that suits you.

Industry experts and experienced trainers at Field

Industry experts

Get taught by experienced trainers who still work in the “real world”, with up-to-date skills and knowledge.

Extra training at no cost

Complement your studies

Get access to this training at no extra cost if you’re already studying a nationally accredited qualification with Field.

3 hours
  • Camberwell
  • Geelong
  • West Footscray
Not accredited
$99 (see details below)
Next session
Book your training as early as next week (contact us to confirm)

Why study Infection Control with Field?

  • Our trainers are some of the best – they know what it takes to work in an industry with growing demand
  • Get flexible training options – and extra support to complete your studies if you need it
  • Build skills for life – and the confidence to deliver support and care that meets your clients’ and employer’s expectations
  • Get access to this short course at no extra cost – if you’re already studying one of our nationally-accredited qualifications requiring practical placement

Our Infection Control short course covers the following topics:

What is infection control?
Chain of infection
When to use standard precautions
When and how to apply each of the following standard precautions:

  • Hand hygiene, before and after every episode of patient contact
  • The use of personal protective equipment
The safe use and disposal of sharps
Routine environmental cleaning
Reprocessing of reusable medical equipment and instruments
Respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette
Waste management
Appropriate handling of linen
Contact precautions
Droplet and airborne precautions

There are no prerequisites for enrolling in this course.

We deliver the Infection Control short course via a three hour face-to-face training session.

Your trainers are industry experts and still work in the industry. This means that you get up-to-date training and expertise that’s relevant right now. You can expect your trainers to be professional, friendly, and supportive.

Fees are listed below. If you’re enrolled in one of our nationally accredited qualifications, your participation in this course is at no extra cost.

Type Fee
Cost of course $99

Please call us on 1300 360 185 if you have any questions about fees. For more information on fees, funding, refunds, and more head to our Student Info page.

Success Stories

"Supportive place to learn"

So many knowledgeable trainers who are willing to do whatever it takes to see you succeed. Small class sizes optimises our learning environment and there's always opportunities being offered to us at every turn. Couldn't be happier to be studying with Field. Such a supportive place to learn.

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