Infection Control Skill Set (Food Handling)

Are you involved in food handling?

This nationally recognised skill set has been designed for individuals involved in the handling of food and requiring the skills and knowledge to decrease the risk of and transmission of infection.


 

To be awarded HLTSS00066 Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling), a student must successfully complete a total of one (1) unit of competency, consisting of:

Units of competency

HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Learning

This training is delivered via self-paced eLearning module(s) supported by additional trainer led instruction sessions via video conferencing.

Work based assessment

The assessment for this unit require skills to be demonstrated in a workplace.

  • You may choose to undertake this assessment in your current place of work via recorded video.
  • Alternatively you can elect to come to a specified genU Training campus to demonstrate your skills in a workplace.

 

When you study with genU Training, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen course. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Entry requirements

  • South Australia – government subsidised training in South Australia 
    • Must reside or work in South Australia; and
    • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or be a permanent Australian resident or an eligible visa holder, and
    • must be 16 years of age or over and not enrolled in a secondary school

Study requirements

During your study, you will need to meet specific requirements that are necessary for you to complete your course work and be successful:

  • Students will need to demonstrate that they have the appropriate language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills
  • Effective communication, documentation and research skills
  • Access to digital technologies (e.g. laptop, desktop, tablet-computer and/or smartphone) with basic digital literacy skills.

Students undertaking a blended and/or online virtual training will require the additional digital skills and technologies:

Digital literacy skills – Intermediate computer skills such as internet browsing, email, word processing, and presentation software

Workstation setup

    • Stable internet connection with suitable data plan
    • A laptop, desktop or a full size tablet / tablet-computer
    • Web camera / microphone
    • Smartphone with charger
    • Earphones / headphones / speakers
    • Printer (optional)
    • Have a quiet / non-interruptive space to complete their studies
    • Desk/table, comfortable chair, no tripping hazards and room to move around for assessment
    • Access to water/tea/coffee

Browser software – Access to one of the following internet browsers, available to download from:

Video conferencing software (Zoom) – Access to video conferencing software (Zoom), available to download from:

Please note: You will need access to turn your Web camera and microphone on, as required when using video conference

 


 

Victoria

While students and other visitors attending onsite (excluding paid or volunteer workers) are no longer required to show evidence that they have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccination, those undertaking placements must continue to adhere to the vaccination mandate that applies to their sector and/or their placement host.


 

What will you learn?

This skill set is for individuals who require the skills and knowledge to decrease the risk of and transmission of infection whilst carrying out their daily duties by:

  • Following standard and additional precautions for infection prevention and control
  • Identify infection hazards and assess risks
  • Follow procedures for managing risks associated with specific hazards.

Where could your skills take you?

  • Achievement of this skill set provides credit towards qualifications in a range of training packages where infection control skills are required.

What could you study next?

  • CHCSS00088 Induction
  • CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

 

Victorian residents can access this course via our full fee for service rate.

Approx.
Tuition
Fee:
Fee For Service
$AUD 85.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.


 

Concession eligibility will include all students (excluding school students) who enrol in this course under the South Australian JobTrainer initiative. Am I eligible?

 

Approx.
Tuition
Fee:
Concession Fee (Subsidised Training)   Standard Fee (Subsidised Training) Fee For Service
$AUD 15.00 $AUD 15.00 $AUD 85.00

This training is supported by the Government of South Australia. Eligibility criteria apply, to check your eligibility visit www.skills.sa.gov.au. We encourage students with a disability to access subsidised training. There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.


 

genU Training offer HLTSS00066 Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling), in the following format:

Virtual Training Room (day/night) – Study with a mix of eLearning modules and real time online instructor-led sessions via video conferencing (see VIRTUAL session format below)

 

Blended (day/night) – Study with a mix of eLearning modules and real time online instructor-led sessions via video conferencing followed by pre-determined on-campus (face-to-face) assessment appointments – weekdays and/or Saturday. (see BLENDED session format below)

 

VIRTUAL session format:

Day Method Session
WEEK 1 – LEARNING
1 Virtual Real time online instructor led induction session via video conference – Course overview, instructions for eLearning modules and Learning management system
2 Self-paced No class, self-paced eLearning modules
WEEK 2 – ASSESSMENT
1 Virtual Real time online instructor led review session via video conference – Instruction for assessments
2 Self-paced No class, self-paced assessment in your work place

 

BLENDED session format:

Day Method Session
WEEK 1 – LEARNING
1 Virtual Real time online instructor led induction session via video conference – Course overview, instructions for eLearning modules and Learning management system
2 Self-paced No class, self-paced eLearning modules
WEEK 2 – ASSESSMENT
1 Virtual Real time online instructor led review session via video conference – Instruction for assessments
2 On-campus Individual allotted timeslots for face to face assessments at a specified genU Training campus

 

Time zones:  Courses are delivered from AEST/AEDT time zone


 

Virtual Training Room (day/night)  recommendation:
This format is well suited to individuals who are employed and/or have access to a workplace.

Blended (day/night) recommendation:
This format is well suited to individuals who do not have access to a workplace. 

Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling) (Release 1)


Course Code:
HLTSS00066


Study Mode:
Online (day or night) via virtual training room or blended delivery (day or night)


Course Length
2 weeks (comprising of eLearning modules 5-7 hours, plus 2 virtual training sessions). NB: Students selecting blended delivery will be required to attend additional on-campus sessions for assessement

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