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Infection Control Skillset

HLTSS00065 (Retail)

HLTSS00066 (Food Handling)

HLTSS00067 (Transport and Logistics)

Why is Infection Control training so important?

Michelle Gale

Senior Educator, VU Polytechnic

So Infection Control in these three streams of retail, transport and logistics and food handling is extremely important in industry during this pandemic. The best protection and barrier against COVID-19 is infection control procedures, such as cleaning, hygiene etiquette, washing hands, wearing the appropriate PPE and waste management. Learning to do these things in your job is essential to keep everyone safe, sand to meet the current standards.

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Who is this training for?

Michelle Gale

So this training is for anyone that is currently employed in the retail, transport and logistics or food handling industry who would like to gain or update their skills in infection control with all the latest information in relation to COVID-19 and other areas of risks.

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Is this the right training for me?

Michelle Gale

If you are currently working in a front facing customer service role in one of the infection control skillset streams; like retail, transport and logistics and food handling, and you would like to gain and update your skill in infection control, this is the right course for you. Some examples of front facing customer service role sin these three streams may be; in retail you may be working as a sales assistant, in a clothing or furniture store. Or, you may be a cashier in a supermarket or a variety store. Food handling examples may be a delivery driver, or working in café or a restaurant serving customers or working in food preparation areas. And Transport and logistics workers may be a warehouse, packing and picking, you may be responsible for tracking and receiving, stocking items or transport driving and maintaining vehicles, or transporting goods for example.

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How long is the course and how is it delivered?

Michelle Gale

So, you have twenty-one days to complete this course. The training is self-paced and delivered online through our learning management system. You’ll complete three parts of learning at your own pace to gain the knowledge, and then you will complete online assessments. And they’re assessments such as true and false quizzes, multiple choice questions and there’s a hand hygiene quiz too. There is also work place assessments that consist of three scenarios. These you will record yourself performing at your workplace, and then these recordings are uploaded into the system to be assessed.

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What kind of support can I expect?

Michelle Gale

Once you have enrolled into the course you will receive a welcome email from your teacher with guidelines on how to access your course materials online. While completing your online course you will have support from our IT team for any technical issues and your teachers will be available during business hours of nine to five. You can contact your teachers via email or you can enter into our learning space and join a live chat with the teacher. These live chats are available for you to join in twice a week.

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Victoria University Polytechnic

Find out more at vupolytechnic.edu.au

Victoria University, CRICOS No. 00124K (Melbourne), 02475D (Sydney), RTO 3313