The Victoria Department of Health is providing Infection Prevention Control (IPC) training and educational advice to all sectors and industries.

The following free educational services are on offer until 24 June 2022.


These informative and engaging reoccurring webinars provide practical IPC knowledge that can be applied to a range of industries. Topics such as hand hygiene, PPE, cleaning and ventilation are covered. Participants are given the opportunity to ask questions and share scenarios.

Each webinar repeats the core topics each week with new scenarios and questions raised. Participants are encouraged to reattend if they would like to refresh their knowledge or ask new questions.

Webinars are held each week until 24th June 2022, excluding public holidays.

Basic principles of Infection Prevention and Control
Open to staff from any industry and provides an understanding of how to interrupt the spread of infectious diseases.

Thursdays 10 – 11am

Aged care round table

Aged Care staff are invited to this open discussion on IPC Principals in the Aged Care setting.  Participants can drop in at any time during the session to ask questions or bring their own scenarios for discussion

Fridays 10:30 – 11:30am

Disability sector

These one hour sessions are divided into two sections – the first 30 minutes provides education on IPC Principals, while the second 30 minutes allows for Q&A and scenario sharing. Participants can drop in at any time during the webinar.

Residential Services - Wednesdays 11am – 12pm
Community-Based Services - Thursdays 11am – 12pm

Education Sector

Open to the education sector – including day-cares, schools, youth groups, etc. Suitable for facility or community staff, including teaching, administrative and care staff.

Primary & Secondary – Every Thursday in May – 3.45 – 4.45pm
Early Learning - Every Thursday in May – 5.30 – 6.30pm


To register for any of these sessions please click here.

If you have any questions about these webinars, please contact the team at Covid19Education&[email protected]