Infection Control for the Personal Services Industry Skill Set

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With the current pandemic of COVID19, trust is at an all-time low and so encouraging customers back into personal services industry outlets such as Beauty Salons and Massage Clinics is vital.
This skill set has been established as a quick response for current personal services employers and employees to build and buy back that trust.

You'll undertake two units of competency from the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy, a nationally recognised qualification, to demonstrate to your customers that you are taking every care and precaution to provide a safe environment for them.
You will have the ability to review your clinic compliance with the applicable state and local council requirements.

This skill set provides an opportunity for those working in the Beauty or Massage Therapy industries to build on the skills they have already gained and help to reset their business during this challenging environment.


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  • Identify, manage and control infection risks to clients, self and colleagues
  • Follow hygiene guidelines
  • Maintain infection control during skin penetration
  • Maintain clean work area and equipment
  • Use personal protection and work safely

I have the following attributes:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Able to write clear and concise reports
  • Work as a member of a team

There are no formal entrance requirements to undertake this skill set, however you will need to be working in a salon setting in a leadership or management role


These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.

  • Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
  • Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
  • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
  • For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
  • Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
  • The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
  • VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
  • Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses, or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
  • Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

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Semester 2, 2020

Duration 7 Weeks
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
How Online & Wrkshop Term 4 intake

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