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SSHLT0006

Maintain Infection Prevention for Skin Penetration Treatments Skill Set

Infection Control

Gain essential infection control knowledge

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Ipswich Starts anytime Duration: up to 12 weeks
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Darling Downs and South West
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$350

Course overview

An essential skill set for those seeking to work in industries including body piercing, tattooing or tattoo removal, laser technology, beauty therapy and dental professions. You'll learn about infection control practices and risk containment measures; monitoring and maintaining cleanliness; review clinic compliance with the applicable state and local council requirements; maintaining personal protection, as well as how to clean and sterilise equipment.

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

What you will study

The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete the unit listed below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTINF005
    Maintain infection prevention for skin penetration treatments
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTINF005
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to maintain infection prevention during skin penetration treatments and to review clinic compliance with the applicable state or territory and local council requirements.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Maintain infection prevention for skin penetration treatments
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Ipswich
Anytime
up to 12 weeks
Self-paced
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $350
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
Anytime
up to 12 weeks
Self-paced
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $350

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Maintain Infection Prevention for Skin Penetration Treatments Skill Set (SSHLT0006)

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Maintain Infection Prevention for Skin Penetration Treatments Skill Set

COURSE CODE: SSHLT0006
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Selection criteria

There are no formal entry requirements or prerequisites for this unit of competency.

If you are under 18 and not employed in an industry where this unit is a requirement, you may still choose to undertake the program, however you need to be aware that you may have difficulty accessing an appropriate facility to complete the practical assessment.

You are required to complete online learning and then undertake written and practical assessments. For you to able to do your practical component (video clip) of your assessment, you are required to:

  • be employed in a workplace with access to sterilisation equipment, OR
  • have access to a workplace with sterilisation equipment, OR
  • be in driving proximity to a town with a TAFE Queensland clinical room (Toowoomba or Bundamba), so that the teacher can assess you (by appointment only via the teacher).
Resources required
  • access to a suitable workplace or campus location
  • personal stationery (pens and paper)
  • a valid email address

You will also require access to a reliable internet connection and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at a number of TAFE Queensland locations.

Need to know

Under state legislation, anyone who engages in body piercing, tattooing, or laser technology which includes skin penetration treatments, must complete HLTINF005 (previously HLTIN402C), from the Health training package before they penetrate anyone's skin in return for payment. This program may also be suitable for those working in the beauty and cosmetic industry providing cosmetic tattooing, Intense Pulse Light (IPL) for hair removal and skin rejuvenation and electrolysis and diathermy (or any cosmetic equipment considered invasive to the skin).

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online.