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Skilled Capital Infection Control Training Skill Sets

National Infection Control Training Fund

The National Infection Control Training Fund is a joint initiative by the Commonwealth and states/territories to support the accelerated uptake of infection control training in response to the COVID-19 health and economic crisis.

This initiative is funded by the ACT and Australian Governments and administered through the Project Agreement for the National Infection Control Training Fund, which commenced in May 2020 and will expire on 30 June 2021.

Fully funded training places are available for customer-facing workers, with funding prioritised for those working in the retail, tourism, transport and logistics, hospitality, cleaning, security service, aged and disability sectors. More COVID-19 Infection Control Training information is available on the ACT Government Skills Canberra website.

Places are limited and subject to availability and eligibility.

Who is eligible to access the Skilled Capital Infection Control Skill Sets fee-free training?

To be eligible for the Skilled Capital Infection Control Skill Sets fee-free training, participants must, for the duration of the enrolment, be:

  • an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or New Zealand passport holder resident for more than 6 months, or
  • a person who holds a visa that is identified as being an eligible visa holder, and
  • living or working in the ACT, and
  • at least 15 years of age, and
  • be employed in a customer-facing role, at the time of enrolment.

How to register for Skilled Capital Infection Control Skill Sets fee-free training at CIT

Refer to the Skilled Capital Infection Control Skills Sets listed below. Select 'register your interest' against the training you are interested in, and complete and submit the online form. A CIT staff member will then be in contact with you concerning your request and further training information.

Please note students undertaking Skilled Capital Infection Control Training Skill Sets are not eligible for Skills Recognition or a completion payment.

Job seekers

If you are a job seeker and wish to undertake this training to support you to gain employment, you will need to contact the relevant contact person from the list below to check whether additional training places are possible for job seekers.

Non customer-facing employees

Non customer-facing workers may access other infection control training options, which can be found on the ACT Government COVID-19 website - Infection control training and resources page.