HLTIN402B Maintain Infection Control standards in office practice settings

Cost: Face to face – $749 + $110 admin fee – Correspondence – $479 + $110 admin fee

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Duration: 75 hours of study & practical work and includes distance education


Unit Descriptor

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required of health care workers in office practice settings to comply with infection control regulations, standards, guidelines, policy and procedures and to identify, manage and control infection risks to clients, clients, themselves and other health care workers, this unit is also implemented in laser and light therapies, cosmetic tattooing, tattoo removal, electrolysis, diathermy and micro skin needling.

Application of the Unit

Elements 5 and 6 may not apply to an office practice that is not required to undertake sterilising in accordance with regulations, standards and guidelines. Application of this unit should be contextualised to reflect any specific workplace infection risks, hazards and associated infection control practices relating to specific workplace instruments and equipment in line with individual workplace policies and procedures

Essential Knowledge

  • Aetiology of infection
  • Sources of infection and means of transmission
  • Principles of risk management in relation to infection control
  • Standard and additional precautions as defined by the national health and medical research council (NHMRC) or other authoritative resource
  • Knowledge of reference documents relating to infection control regulations, guidelines, Australian standards and organisation policy and procedure relevant to the office practice and the health care worker’s role
  • Procedures and practices that support infection control measures and prevent transmission of infection
  • Cleaning and disinfection procedures
  • Procedures for responding to spills
  • Procedures for notification and response to needle stick or sharps injury
  • Impact of premises layout and workflow on infection control risks
  • Legal responsibilities in relation to infection control, sterilising, registration or licensing of business, conduct of profession or occupation, and maintenance of premises relevant to the office practice and the health care worker’s role

On successful completion, you will receive:

  • A Statement of Attainment from SIB70110 – Graduate Certificate in Intense Pulsed Light and Laser Hair Reduction
  • A Record of Results

* Nationally Accredited Unit of Competency

This qualification is Nationally Recognised Training


Maintain Infection Control standards in office practice settings HLTIN402B