SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards

This unit of competency describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to maintain infection control during skin penetration procedures and to review clinic compliance with the applicable state or territory requirements. The unit is designed to provide you with the ability to identify, manage and control infection risks to clients, self and work colleagues.


This course is a pre-requisite for the nationally accredited course SHBBSKS003 Design and Provide Cosmetic Tattoo, and is recommended for positions such as:

Cosmetic Tattooists
Healthcare Professionals who perform skin penetration procedures
Tattoo Artists
Body Piercers
Beauty Therapists
Environmental Health Officers (EHO)

Please ensure you check with your local council their requirements before commencing into this course.


Statement of Attainment on completion*
Reduce risk in the workplace, to yourself and your clients
Gain industry credibility
Gain council approval
Infection prevention and control understanding and knowledge
Safe practice

Course Name
Maintain Infection Control Standards
Course Code

This course is completed over one practical day.
Students are required to revise lesson at home, revise notes to
- Complete the underpinning knowledge assessment
- Complete a review of their workplaces compliance with Infection control policies
- Practically demonstrate their knowledge of skin penetration that involves skin penetration procedures

Blended online, and face to face
Attendance Choices
1 Day on campus 9am to 5pm plus home study

Rockdale | Available Tuesdays 9-5pm
North Strathfield | Available Thursdays 9-5pm
Bella Vista | August 7th, September 18th October 30th

Program Fees