The Department of Health and Aged Care along with the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission have put new arrangements in place for education based on the COVID-19 Infection Control Online Training Modules.
Users can access the training at the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission’s aged care learning information system – Alis.
Alis accounts are currently provided free of charge for all approved aged care providers and employees of approved providers.
You can sign up or log in to Alis at learning.agedcarequality.gov.au.
Learners can download a completion certificate from Alis once the modules have been completed, and administrators have access to completion data for their staff.
IPC Lead Nurse
Completion of this training and obtainment of a certificate remains a requirement for IPC Lead Nurses. If you have previously completed the training, you are not required to do this training to retain your IPC Lead Nurse qualification. However, you may wish to complete the modules as a refresher.
Additional online IPC training that is suitable for the aged care sector is available at:
- Infection prevention and control for aged care | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care – suitable for all aged care workers
- Infection prevention and control - advanced education eLearning modules | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care- suitable for health care workers and organisations, aged and disability care workers and organisations, and workforce groups such as beauticians
- Partnerships in care | Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission - suitable for partners, or potential partners in care, or for other visitors to aged care homes
Infection prevention and control training grant – eligible aged care homes can apply for the apply for the Aged Care Infection Prevention and Control training grant.
COVID-19 infection control training
COVID-19 infection control online training is available for health care workers in all settings. It covers the fundamentals of infection prevention and control for COVID-19.