HLTSS00083 Infection Control

HLTSS00083 – Infection Prevention and Control Skill Set  

NEW!  Updated program.   

Featuring Unit of Competency :  HLTINF006 –  Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control

This nationally recognised skill set describes the skills and knowledge required to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks.

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WA   Tuesday-Thursday 19-20 June –   Enquire or Register  HERE


WA  FEES:  The Wesley Infection Control Skill Set is *FREE FOR EVERYONE in Western Australia, supported by the WA Government via the Jobs and Skills WA and Skills Ready initiative.

  • WA Jobs and Skills:  FEE-FREE for HLTSS00083 – Infection Prevention and Control Skill Set – No resource fees  
  • * The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change
    given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as
    resource fees and other fees”.


National :  Training via Online self-paced learning and LIVE iTutorials



Protect yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases.

There is no better time than now, to upskill yourself and your team with a Nationally Accredited Skill Set in Infection Control prevention.   Fast track your skills with Wesley’s Accredited Infection Control Skill set to either get you job-ready or formalise your current workplace skills.

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

This skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge to assist in protecting yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases and develop sound practice policies and risk management plans.

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.  The Australian Government has highlighted this critical Unit of Competency as a basis of education for all Australians working in the Health Field.


Gain these skills in the Wesley Program:

  • Gain Industry Certification in Hand Hygiene
  • Gain Industry Certification in Basic Infection Control Procedures
  • 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


Delivery Method : Combined Learning 

This Nationally Accredited Unit is delivered ONLINE with a supporting face-to-face tutorial (either F2F or via Zoom).

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

For WA Funded students – Wesley offer a 3 day workshop in our Adelaide Terrace Campus.

Regional locations can participate in Zoom iTutorials and Wesley may also conduct on-site workplace visits if preferred.  

Wesley also travels to regional locations throughout the year.    Corporate enquiries welcome. 

Email info@wesleytraining.edu.au


Industry Recognised

Wesley’s unique Infection Control Skill Set is supported by leading Industry bodies. In addition to Wesley’s Statement of Attainment, our program also includes Certification by the Department of Health, and other leading Health bodies in Australia.


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

Our infection control 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 skill set unit of competency can be used as a credit transfer for 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 


Qualifications that include this Unit of Competency can be found at  https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/HLTINF006

our Testimonials

“The assistance from Trainers and the course content was of a very high standard. The course has more than met my expectations and I feel I am armed with an abundance of knowledge and good work practices to help me gain employment in the Industry. The course itself has been extremely enjoyable and interesting on so many levels. I will be disappointed when the course concludes in 2 weeks.

I cannot fault the training in any way, and would not be able to suggest any areas that require improvement. It is well run, professional, friendly and extremely informative. I really look forward to my Saturday workshops and I am already recommending Wesley Health Medical Courses to friends and family”.     Alison went on to gain employment 2 weeks after finishing the Wesley course.

- Alison

I have employed staff from the Wesley Institute of Training previously and have found their comprehension over and above staff doing other courses.  I again needed to add to our reception pool and within hours of a phone enquiry I was sent outstanding resumes from applicants that had excelled in the Wesley course.  What I have found is the applicant is motivated and willing to learn.  The material Wesley teach has a real basis and exactly what we need in general practice.

I can recommend the course for anyone wanting to get a leg up on other applicants applying for positions.  We look for new staff who have completed the Wesley training.  Well done Wesley and thank you for the excellent staff you have sent.

Sue Rendle PM, Manly Clinic

- Practice Manager Sue

I started this course in February and completed it in March. I loved the fact that I could still work my part time retail job while studying.  I believe this course is what gave me the complete package to be able to obtain my employment.    I really appreciate all the knowledge and memories I have gained from this course and could not recommend it highly enough.   Thankyou Wesley Institute of Training for helping me achieve my goals.

- Grace

The course was fantastic with a great mixture of theory, group discussions and practical delivery. The trainers were amazing- especially Neala who made it super fun with her relevant life stories and was always there to help when someone needed it. Her knowledge and passion for the health sector did not go unnoticed.

The information Wesley’s has produced for this course was presented so well and made for easy and stress free learning. I actually still read through my booklets to this day. I was extremely fortunate that I was able to gain employment as a medical receptionist a day before I completed the course.

- Tiffany

The Wesley course ran over 5 days, so it was short-  however PACKED with information. I found the course very enjoyable and easy to learn; the trainer was lovely, and related the course material to real life situations.  The humour and engagement made for an easier and relaxed learning environment.  The Wesley course definitely helped me in securing my position as a Medical Receptionist; I found that at each interview I went to they would mention the course favourably.

- Belinda

I want to say a huge thank you for the course and knowledge I came away with  .. I have secured a fantastic job after my first application

Such good value for money too.  I would highly recommend this course – I’m a mature age person so it’s never too late to up-skill yourself up to get what you deserve!

- Ann Scott

I have just completed my 6 month probation period at Ashford Hospital and loving it. It was my first medical job I applied for literally 1-2 weeks after I finished the course.  Thanks to you, Mimi, and all the other teachers and staff at Wesley Health Management.

- Kelly

The training I received was the best training experience by far.   I got a job 2 months after completing this course as a receptionist at a Neuro-Physiotherapy practice. I have been with the practice little over a year and I am now the practice administrator.   I love my job, I love the people I work with and I love going to work every day!

- Alex