Training & Education

Whiteley are proud to offer high level training and support to our customers and industry professionals.

Training & Education

Whiteley are proud to offer high level training and support to our customers and industry professionals.

Online Learning Centre

The Whiteley Online Learning Centre offers training and education programs to advance best practice among industry professionals.

Sign up below to one of our free Open Access Courses or register for a free Online Learning Program relevant to your industry. 

Infection
Prevention & Control

Infection
Prevention & Control

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Dental
Practices

Dental
Practices

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Aged Care
Professionals

Aged Care
Professionals

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Building Service Contractors

Building Service Contractors

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Cleaning
Staff

Cleaning
Staff

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Veterinary
Practices

Veterinary
Practices

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Cleaning
In the Home

Cleaning
In the Home

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Nursing
& Medical Staff

Nursing
& Medical Staff

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School
& Education

School
& Education

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Allied Health
Professionals

Allied Health
Professionals

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Advancing Industry Best Practice

Our comprehensive training courses and learning programs offers a broad range of valuable information for various industries. In here you will find:

  1. The latest information on Infection Prevention and Control.
  2. Tailored Courses & Training Materials
  3. Educational Videos
  4. Recommended products and cleaning processes for individual markets.

The Whiteley Online Learning Centre provides industry professionals with the tools and information you need to help ensure best practice in your respective field. To access our courses, please register through the program links below.

Open Access Courses

Choose a topic you would like to learn more about from our open access courses below. Then register so that you can log in and complete the training.

Outbreak Management in Aged Care

This course provides an overview of considerations for outbreak management in Aged Care including the importance for rapidly recognising an outbreak, how biofilms impact outbreaks and recommended products to use in outbreaks.

Key Learning outcomes from this course:

  • Understand what considerations are required for Infection prevention during an outbreak in Aged Care.
  • Product selection based on outcome required.

Cleaning v Disinfection

This course provides an overview of surface cleaning and disinfecting and correct product selection to address the outcome required.

Key Learning outcomes from this course:

  • Understand what cleaning is.
  • Understand the definition and purpose of disinfection.
  • Be aware of the meanings of sanitising and disinfecting.
  • Product selection based on the required outcome.

What is a biofilm

This course provides an overview on what a biofilm is, where biofilms are found and the research on biofilms.

Key Learning outcomes from this course:

  • Understand what a biofilm is and how biofilms are formed
  • Outline the technique to effectively sanitise hands
  • Importance of removing biofilms in healthcare environments  

How to Sanitise hands

This course provides a step-by-step guide on ‘how to sanitise your hands’. Included in this course is a 90 second video, short quiz and certificate on completion.

Key Learning outcomes from this course:

  • Understand when to sanitise or wash hands.
  • Outline the technique to effectively sanitise hands.
  • Importance of hand sanitizing in healthcare environments.

Online Learning Programs

Our Online Learning Programs guide you through courses specific to the needs of each Industry. Register here today to access our Online Learning Programs.

Infection Prevention in Dental

This course provides an overview of the importance of hand hygiene, surface cleaning and disinfecting and correct product selection to address the outcome required in the Dental space. Included in this course are links to clinical data, Safe Work Australia website, demonstration videos, links to wall charts, a short quiz and certificate on completion.

Key Learning outcomes from this course:

  • Understand what considerations are required for Infection Prevention in Dental.
  • Understand the guidelines and federal requirements for Infection Prevention in Dental.
  • Product selection based on outcome required.

Infection Prevention in Aged Care

This course provides an overview of the importance of hand hygiene, surface cleaning and disinfecting and correct product selection to address the outcome required. Included in this course are links to clinical data, Safe Work Australia websites, demonstration videos, links to wall charts, a short quiz and certificate on completion.

Key Learning outcomes from this course:

  • Understand what considerations are required for Infection Prevention in Aged Care.
  • Understand the guidelines and federal requirements for Infection Prevention in Aged Care.
  • Product selection based on outcome required.

Infection Prevention in Schools

This course provides an overview of the importance of hand hygiene, surface cleaning and disinfecting and correct product selection to address the outcome required in the school environment. Included in this course are links to clinical data, safe work Australia websites, demonstration videos, links to wall charts, and a short quiz and certificate on completion.

Key Learning outcomes from this course:

  • Understand what considerations are required for the prevention of communicable infections (particularly those transmitted from person to person) in schools
  • Understand the guidelines and federal requirements for infection prevention in schools
  • Product selection based on outcome required

Acute Healthcare – Nursing and Allied Health Professionals

This course provides an overview of the importance of hand hygiene, surface cleaning and disinfecting and correct product selection to address the outcome required in acute patient care settings. Included in this course are links to clinical data, Safe Work Australia websites, demonstration videos, links to wall charts, a short quiz and certificate on completion.

Key Learning outcomes from this course:

  • Understand what considerations are required for Infection Prevention in Acute Healthcare.
  • Understand the guidelines and federal requirements for Infection Prevention in Acute Healthcare.
  • Recognise and respond to an outbreak.
  • Product selection based on outcome required.

Cleaning in the Home

This course provides an overview of the importance of hand hygiene, surface cleaning and disinfecting and correct product selection to address the outcome required in the domestic environment. Included in this course are links to the Department of Health and Safe Work Australia, demonstration videos, a short quiz and certificate on completion.

Key Learning outcomes from this course:

  • Understand what considerations are required for the prevention of communicable infections within the home environment.
  • Understand the guidelines for infection prevention in the home.
  • Product selection based on outcome required.

Veterinary Practices

This course provides an overview of the importance of hand hygiene, surface cleaning and disinfecting and correct product selection to address the outcome required in the healthcare provider environment. Included in this course are links to Australian Veterinary Association standards, clinical data, Safe Work Australia websites, demonstration videos, links to wall charts, a short quiz and certificate on completion.

Key Learning outcomes from this course:

  • Understand what considerations are required for the prevention of communicable infections in Veterinarian Practice settings.
  • Understand the guideline for infection prevention in Veterinary Practice settings.
  • Product selection based on outcome required.

Hair, Beauty, Tattoo and Skin Penetration

This course provides an overview of the importance of hand hygiene, surface cleaning and disinfecting and correct product selection to address the outcome required in Hair, Beauty, Tattoo and Skin Penetration settings. Included in this course are links to clinical data, industry guidelines, demonstration videos, links to product selections, a short quiz and certificate on completion.

Key Learning outcomes from this course:

  • Understand what considerations are required for Infection Prevention in Hair, Beauty, Tattoo and Skin Penetration settings.
  • Understand the guidelines for Infection Prevention in Hair, Beauty, Tattoo and Skin Penetration settings.
  • Recognise and respond to an infectious outbreak.
  • Correct product selection to deliver effective outcomes.

Raw Water Hardness and Chloride Testing for Endoscopy Departments and CSSDs

As per AS/NZS4187:2014 (including Amd 1:2015 and Amd 2:2019) all departments processing Reusable Medical Devices should conduct regular water testing. Endoscopy departments and CSSDs should conduct process water testing as per table 7.2 of the standard. You can achieve compliance on water hardness, conductivity, chloride levels and endotoxins using the recommended Whiteley products and training programs.

Key Learning outcomes from this course:

  • Understand AS/NZS4187:2014 Amd 2:2019 guideline requirements.
  • Recognize and understand the monthly water testing requirements for your facility.
  • Learn how to conduct water hardness, conductivity, and chloride testing.
  • Understand the requirements for annual endotoxin testing.
  • Recording water testing results for audits.

Implementation Tools & Resources​

Additional resources are available please contact our friendly team to request further information.

We’re always looking to develop our online learning centre – please let us know if there are any additional resources that you would like developed or included for education and training.

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