COVID-19 Prepare Your AGENCY for the new normal.

Government funding for this initiative is now ending

There are few industries who have as much contact with the general public as you do in Real Estate. 

The New South Wales and Commonwealth governments have announced the final round of funding for Infection Prevention and Control training and certification. Registrations are a first-in-first-served basis. Registrations are open until 16th February, this will put you in the queue for a fully funded placement. Registrations after this date may be successful, dependent on surplus allocations.

This training gives your agency staff a nationally recognised qualification and will have been trained to the highest standard. This training manages risk for your agency, with both staff and customers, should they be implicated in an outbreak.
Implementing appropriate infection prevention and control measures at open houses and in your office inspires confidence in customers and staff – and keeps us all safe.

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for employees who have:

To be eligible for a government subsidised (training at no cost) place employees must be:

Course date

This is an online, self-paced course which you should aim to complete within three weeks of commencement. The course, including learning and assessment, takes approximately four hours in total. 

The Course

This course has been designed to provide people in real estate with an understanding of what infection prevention and control is, how infection occurs in your sector, and the steps you can take to help minimise the risk of infection.

It has been developed to cover the unit of competency HLTINFCOV001, Comply with Infection Prevention and Control Policies and Procedures. To be issued with the national statement of attainment, learners will need to complete the following:

TopicDescriptionDuration
OverviewBasic microbiology and the chain of infection, so participants have a base understanding for applying precautions.30 minutes
PrecautionsStandard and transmission based precautions used to break the chain of infection and stop the spread. Why these are important and how to implement them properly.60 minutes
Risk ManagementRisk assessment process applied to infection control, where participants have the opportunity to apply what they’ve learnt to their workplace and take a risk based approach to applying infection prevention and control precautions.30 minutes
AssessmentLearners will need to answer a series of online multiple choice and short answer questions. They will also need to provide photographic or video evidence of them applying what they’ve learnt in the workplace.Allow 2 hours
By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

Course delivery and support

The course is a self-paced online course, with videos and activities, which can be completed on either computer or tablet. The course will be personalised based on the learner’s work environment. They will be requested to select the most suitable environment at the start of the course and can change this at any time in the course settings.
We can provide additional remote or face to face learning sessions with our Infection Control Specialists to deliver specific advice and practical support where desired or required.

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