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10685NAT Course in Safe Handling of Sharps and Infectious Waste

About the course
This unit describes the outcomes that will provide vital skills and knowledge on how to recognise sharps, evaluate risks and implement control measures to facilitate the safe removal of sharps and other material that may be contaminated with blood and body fluids.

The purpose of this course is to ensure that all staff involved in the handling of infectious waste and sharps are aware of the requirement to follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Who is the course aimed at
This course is intended to provide participants with a range of knowledge, skills, generic and specific competencies to assist in safely performing the following job role(s):

  • Council rangers
  • Parks and City Service
  • Domestic and Commercial Cleaners
  • Medical staff and first aid officers (remote areas e.g. mine sites)
  • Waste and recycling collection and processing staff.

Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Award issued
Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for: 10340NAT Course in Safe Handling of Sharps and Infectious Waste.

Course Delivery
This course will be delivered in the workplace or at a Pulse First Aid Training training facility.

Provider of Training and Assessment
This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by Pulse First Aid Training.

Refund and fee protection policy, including cooling-off period – 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. These are detailed in the sections following.

Entry Requirements
Participants must have the physical capacity to perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor.

Duration
Full course – 6 hours face-to-face training.

Cost
$135 per person

Pre course study options
There is no pre course study required for this course.

Frequently asked questions

What is a USI?

USI (Unique Student Identification)
This is a new Government requirement. Your Unique Student Identifier (USI) will contain all your nationally recognised training records and results from January 1 2015 onwards. Applying for your own USI number is relatively easy to complete.

To apply for a USI is quick and easy. Go to www usi.gov.au.

Step by step instructions on how to gain your USI number can be downloaded by clicking here.

For more information about the the USI go to: https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook#USI

Can I change the date once I've booked?

Yes. Look at the calendar and see what course you would like to change to, then send us an email using the contact form and we will send you a new invitation for the new date.

There is no additional cost to make this change this change.

What if I don't see a date for the course I want to book?

If you'd like to attend a course, but there is no date scheduled you should contact us using the contact form and let us know which course interests you. Often we have had other enquiries about the same course and are able to schedule a date that suits.

For more FAQs go here.

Pulse First Aid conducts First Aid training under the auspices and in partnership with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.