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Infection Control Skill Set [FOOD HANDLING -HLTSS00066] - valid in Victoria only

Cost – Free training funded by the Victorian Government

“Please Note ,  People are only able to register for one course of the Infection Control Courses Either the Infection Control Skill Set (FOOD HANDLING -HLTSS00066) or the Infection Control Skill Set (RETAIL-HLTSS00065)” .


COVID-19 has impacted infection control standards and requirements within a range of job roles. William Angliss Institute, in conjunction with the Commonwealth and State Governments have developed training to rapidly up-skill people within the sectors of retail and food handling. This hospitality focused Skill Set has been developed to support relevant food handlers and their employers in responding to the infection risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 This Infection Control short course is made up of one nationally recognised unit of competency; HLTINFCOV001–Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures. It covers the following:

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

 What are the type and range of applicable workplaces for this Skill Set?

  • Large and small businesses;
  • Rural, regional and metropolitan areas
  • Pubs, clubs and hotels
  • Restaurants, cafes, casual dining and fast food outlets
  • Catering operations including in-flight catering and pre-packaged food
  • Conference centres and performance venues such as theatres and arenas
  • Meal delivery including commercial such as room service and home delivery and voluntary such as meals on wheels
  • Education facilities, including schools, universities, VET provider campuses
  • Cookery classes
  • Hospitals, aged care & disability facilities including residential aged care, group homes, etc
  • Mobile food/coffee carts, soup kitchens, sporting canteens, etc
  • Bars that incorporate food service
  • Museums and galleries Correctional centres
  • Online food delivery businesses

 Who is eligible for this free course?

There are strict eligibility requirements that MUST be met by those who wish to participate in this funded training program.  

  • Eligible participants include:
  • Any person who is eligible to volunteer or work in Victoria, regardless of their citizenship or residency status;
  • Currently employed in a customer facing role
  • Have not previously completed the individual skill set they are enrolling in

Once the online course has been booked, participants will be emailed an Enrolment Form, Pre-Training Review Form and an Employer Declaration. Participants are also required to supply photographic ID. This paperwork and all associated information contained within it must be completed and returned.  All information that is supplied is used for Government reporting purposes only as the purchased Skill Set is a nationally accredited unit..

When all required paperwork is returned, participants will be contacted by their trainer and emailed a username and password to access the online Learning Management System in order to undertake the course.

Participants will have one month from the online enrolment date to complete the unit and, upon successful completion of the online course, will receive a William Angliss statement of attainment.

 PLEASE NOTE:  The creation of user accounts to access the online course is a manual operation and therefore takes place during office hours only and not over the weekend.

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