Work Health and Safety and Infection Control Skills Parramatta College

Work Health and Safety and Infection Control Skills

About the course

Work health and safety is one of the most effective ways to ensure minimise the risk of illness/injuries at workplace. Therefore, the course is designed to acknowledge the skills and knowledge required to carry out safe work practices at work in line with organisational policy and procedures. Moreover, the course acknowledges the skills and knowledge required to prevent and control infections at workplace. Same time acknowledges how to identify hazards related to infection, assess, and respond to identified infection risks, implement standard and transmission-based precautions.

Looking for Government funding?

NSW Government subsidy may be available for eligible participants when enrolling into the course. Please call 02 96872072 or send an email to to assess your eligibility for subsidised fee. If you are seeking funding, please do not enrol online and contact our office.

How much I will be paying if I am not qualified for the Government Subsidy?

The course price is $370. If you refer a person, you and your referral will also receive referral discount.

What I will learn

This course will provide the skills and knowledge required to

  1. Carry out safe work practices and implement work safety requirements
  2. Participate in work health and safety consultative processes
  3. Prepare to undertake work activities in a manner that supports infection prevention and control.
  4. Undertake work activities in a manner that supports infection prevention and control.
  5. Finalise work activities according to organisational infection prevention and control requirements.


Whilst there are no prerequisites for this course, it is expected that you have adequate language, literacy and numeracy skills and computer skills to be able to interact with peers, trainers and completing assessments using a computer in the classroom.

Course Content

The skill set consists of two (2) units of competency:

  • BSBWHS311 Assist with maintaining workplace safety
  • BSBWHS332X Apply infection prevention and control procedures to own work activities

Delivery Strategies

Face to face classroom study led by a qualified and experienced trainer and the self-paced journey for a thorough understanding of the competency requirements and to prepare for the assessments. Learning strategies include role plays, observation/presentations, demonstrations, lectures, and classroom activities. All participants will be supported by our qualified and skilled team throughout their learning journey.

Assessment strategies

Assessments will be conducted in both summative and formative manner to ensure the candidate can perform in accordance with the standard detailed in the relevant Training Package. Assessment strategies include knowledge questions, projects, Role Play, case study analysis, Observations etc.

Resource Requirements

Learner manuals will be provided at no further cost than the course fee. This course requires the use of computer and internet either in the classroom or at the students’ home or workplace to research the relevant legislations, industry standards and to develop relevant workplace documents.

What if I find that the course is not suitable for me?

Once you have commenced your study, you cannot cancel your enrolment. Therefore, we strongly advise you to read the course information, especially who will benefit from this course, the units of competency covered and delivery and assessment strategies. Our enrolment and refund policy is available in our Student Handbook. You can access the Student Handbook by visiting our website or you can contact us on 02 96872072 or email to for a copy of the Student Handbook.

How much work is involved in completing the course?

Please note assessments for this course involve some work both during and after the sessions. 5 to 10 hours of study is expected every week. You will have maximum of two attempts to submit your assessments. If you are considered Not Yet Competent after the second submission with significant gaps prevailing in your submissions, you may be asked to re-enrol into the course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you believe you already have skills and experience relevant to the competencies of this course, please let the trainer know for a recognition. Please note that applying for RPL may not automatically result in the issuing of the skill set. In case of any gaps found, you will be advised of those gaps and asked to provide further evidence against your RPL claim. If you are still considered Not Yet Competent (NYC), you may be offered a tutorial for those gaps, which will incur further cost.

Competency Outcome

On successful completion of all required assessments, a Statement of Attainment will be issued form Certificate III in Business BSB30120.

Career Opportunities

It applies to all workers required to undertake their activities in compliance with the infection prevention and control procedures in place in their workplace whether it could be in the retail, corporate, customer service etc.


The units of competency will provide credit towards Certificate III in Business BSB30120.

More information

Please feel free to contact our friendly enrolment officers on 02 9687 2072 to discuss more about the course or send an email to If you would like to talk to an expert, please reach out to our Training Manager Sohal at

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Business BSB30120.
  • Apply infection prevention and control procedures to own work activities (BSBWHS332X)
  • Assist with maintaining workplace safety (BSBWHS311)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.