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HLTSS00066 - Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling) (Release 1)


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1 1 (this release) 12/May/2020

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A set of skills to follow organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks in organisations that include food handling in their operations.


HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Pathways Information

Achievement of this unit of competency provides credit towards qualifications in a range of training packages where infection control skills are required.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this skill set at the time of publication.

Skill Set Requirements

Not applicable.

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals working in various capacities in workplaces that handle food who require the skills and knowledge to decrease the risk of and transmission of infection whilst carrying out their daily duties.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

This unit of competency from the HLT Health Training Package provides a set of skills for implementing infection control policies and procedures in a food handling workplace.