HLTINF005 Maintain Infection Prevention for Skin Penetration


Infection Control (Body Art)

HLTINF005 Maintain Infection Prevention for Skin Penetration

This unit, HLTINF005 Maintain Infection Prevention for Skin Penetration, is design to provide the  skills and knowledge required to maintain infection prevention infection control during skin penetration treatments and to review clinic compliance with the applicable state or territory and local council requirements.

This unit applies to professionals of skin penetration procedures. 

The course material for this program has been re-written by Tattoo Artists and Body Piercers in conjunction with Qualified Workplace Trainers and Assessors. It has been designed specifically for the tattoo and body piercing industries. All content is relevant to body art.

This course is similar to ‘SHBBINF001 Maintain Infection Control Standards’ but has more of a focus on the body art industry and a larger focus on skin penetration.

HLTINF005 Maintain Infection Prevention for Skin Penetration.



Online component: self paced, approximately 72 hours.

$499 per candidate.

Our support staff are available to students and potential students who require support.

  1. Multiple choice and short answer assessment questions.
  2. Practical demonstration of skills and knowledge.

The course covers in theory and practice:

  • Comply with infection control regulations and guidelines and related legal obligations. 
  • Monitor hygiene of premises.
  • Maintain infection control for skin penetration treatments. 
  • Sterilise equipment and maintain steriliser
  • Maintain awareness of clinic design for control of infection risks.

All major cities, Australia wide.

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