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Maintain Infection Prevention For Skin Penetration Treatments

Maintain Infection Prevention for Skin Penetration Treatments


Maintain infection prevention for skin penetration treatments describes the skills and knowledge required of healthcare workers in office practice settings to comply with infection control regulations, standards, guidelines, policy and procedures and to identify, manage and control infection risks to clients, themselves and other health care workers. Government Accredited Course. Now compulsory for all therapists.

Course Outcome

The aim of infection control is to prevent and control the spread of infection to others and yourself. We do this by using safe work practices based on knowledge of microbiology and spread of infection. Under the law, if you provide a high-risk personal appearance service, your business or the business you work for will need to be licensed with your local government. Examples of high-risk appearance services include: Cosmetic tattooing, Permanent makeup, Body tattooing, Body piercing, Scarring or cutting a person’s skin to make a permanent mark, pattern or design, Implanting natural or synthetic substances into a person’s skin. The above mentioned is skin penetration, which means that during the procedure the skin or mucous membrane is broken. You must have an approved infection control qualification to apply the above services. There are many other Federal and State standards and guidelines published to give you advice on how to control infection risks within your work environment.


This course is suited to Beauty Therapists or Business Owners, Laser Operators, Cosmetic Tattoo Operators.
Intake Dates
Enrolments are ongoing
Course Duration
35 Hours
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face + External
Delivery Location
Practicals Chermside Qld / Video
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