10685NAT - Course In Safe Handling Of Sharps And Infectious Waste
This course is intended to provide participants with a range of knowledge, skills, generic and specific competencies to assist in performing their job role safely in areas in which sharps or infectious waste are present.
If you work or volunteer as a council ranger, public worker, in the parks and city service industry, as a domestic or commercial cleaner, medical staff, first aid officer, waste and recycling collection and processing staff, auto-repair and auto-towing service operator or in public transport then this course is a must for you
When your job role requires you to regularly or occasionally handle sharps and infectious waste, or are responsible for managing public areas were at risk of injury from incidents involving needle-sticks and human waste, you should understand and be able to do so avoiding risk of injury or contamination.
This course teaches you the ability to implement controls for potential hazards related to sharps and infectious waste, safely dispose of sharps and infectious waste and complete relevant workplace documentation.
The following units will be included in your certificate:
Performance tasks and Practical scenarios -
Documentation - Completion of 2 risk assessment forms (1 each for scenario 2 & 3).
Verbal questioning and explanations – These 5 oral questions must be answered by each student.
Theory assessment - A written exam consisting of 15 multiple choice questions to be completed at the end of the training session. This can be conducted as an open book assessment and students are able to refer to their Learners' resource material. The student must successfully answer all questions.
Course Duration Options
This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by Dog First Aid Australia
Learning Rights, Responsibilities and Support, including Complaints
Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website allenstraining.com.au (https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook) for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.
The Unique Student Identifier is a National Government initiative for all students from 1st January 2015. Your USI account will contain all of your nationally recognised training records and results completed from 1st January 2015 onwards. This will assist when you are commencing employment with a new employer or if you are commencing study with a new training organisation.
Every student from January 1 2015 is required to have a USI before we can issue their certificate.
For more information go to: https://www.usi.gov.au/
When an applicant accepts a place offered by DFAA and pays the fees, it means a binding contract is created between the student and DFAA.Notification of cancellation/withdrawal from unit/s of competency, withdrawal or deferral from a course of study must be made in writing to DFAA within 48hrs of the course starting. In the case of cancellation/withdrawal, the following cancellation fees will apply:
Where it has been identified that there is a legitimate reason there will be no charge for a student to transfer to another course. If DFAA cancels a course, then a full refund will be made available to whoever paid that course fee. Discretion may be exercised by DFAA in all situations, if the student can demonstrate that extenuating or significant personal circumstance led to their withdrawal.
To download a copy of the student handbook, please go to: https://www.allenstraining.com.au/f.ashx/downloads/%24867760%24Student-Agreement-16MAY19.pdf