11124NAT Course In Safe Handling Of Sharps And Infectious Waste (supersedes 10685NAT)

This course is designed for people who may come into contact with sharps and cytotoxic and/ or infectious waste as part of their role. This includes but is not limited to medical and homecare, construction, demolition, cleaning, grounds maintenance, public transport, accident scenes, and many other job roles and industries.

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.

You will learn how to safely handle and dispose of sharp objects, infectious and cytotoxic waste as well as the knowledge to understand the health risks of mishandling sharps, cytotoxic and infectious waste.

Important information prior to enrolment

Unit Being Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

  • 11124NAT – Course in Safe Handling of Sharps and Infectious Waste
  • NAT11124001 – Remove sharps and infectious waste safely

To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au

Course Delivery

This course can be delivered in the workplace or at a IKit First Aid training facility.

Course Duration

  • Refresher min. duration: 150 minutes
  • Face-to-face min. duration: 240 minutes
  • Online with face-to-face min. duration: 60 minutes

Learners 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 for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Course Fees and Payments

  • Please refer to our booking calendar for individual course fees.
  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook.
  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.

Assessment Requirements

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. 

Entry Requirements

An individual undertaking this course with Allens Training Pty Ltd will need to demonstrate the following to be eligible for entry:

  • Physical capability to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration skills
  • Language, literacy and numeracy skills to read and interpret policy, procedural and legislative documents
  • Oral and written communication skills to clarify/follow instructions and complete report documentation

Online study options: Students must have access to a computer, smart phone, tablet or other electronic device with access to the internet to complete the online studies and practical assessment.

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Refund and Returns Policy

What happens at the course?

Assessment Activities

Performance tasks:

  • Basic disposal of a single exposed sharp
  • Complex disposal of multiple exposed and hidden sharps
  • Disposal of infectious waste

Documentation – The student must complete all documentation according to the required standard:

  • Complete a risk assessment

Theory assessment –   A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

11124NAT Course In Safe Handling Of Sharps And Infectious Waste (supersedes 10685NAT)

Course duration

Refresher – 180 minutes (minimum) face to face

Face to Face – 240 minutes (minimum) – full face to face course.

Price: $140

Course completion

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909:

  • 11124NAT – Course in Safe Handling of Sharps and Infectious Waste
  • NAT1124001 – Remove sharps and infectious waste safely

To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au