Overview Protect yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases The pandemic has highlighted the importance of building the capacity and understanding of the workforce to practice safe infection control procedures. This skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge to assist in protecting yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases. You will understand how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection. It is most suited for those that are working in the health care sector, or those that would like to acquire a new skill before returning to employment.. This course allows you to undertake studies within your own timeframe.