This program helps Environmental Health Officers understand Australian Standard AS/NZS 4815 and how it should be applied to skin penetration establishments.

After completing the one day course you will understand infection control principles and the need for compliance to minimise the risk of infection.

The course has a strong focus on how equipment should be cleaned and disinfected to eliminate the transmission of bacterial or blood borne infections, particularly Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B & HIV.

  • Sources of infection
  • Infection control principles and practice
  • Cleaning and disinfection of equipment
  • The principles and practical applications of steam sterilisation
  • Monitoring steam sterilisation
  • Applying “Health Guidelines for Personal Care and Body Art Industries”

1 day course at Mayfield Education from 9am to 4pm (30 minute lunch break)


Organisations may choose to have this program delivered in the workplace as a customised course

Next Intake: TBA

Application Closing Date
Two weeks prior to course commencement.

Late application is considered.

Mayfield Certificate of Attendance

On completion participants should be able to:

  • Assess potential for infection
  • Know how hygiene practice can be affected by poor design principles
  • Make recommendations to improve work practices
  • Audit skin penetration establishments with confidence

Fee: $600

Light lunch provided.

Mayfield Education

2-10 Camberwell Road
Hawthorn East VIC 3123

Quick Glance

Program code

Sterilisation and Disinfection Practice for EHO

Start date(s)

Next Intake: TBA

Program length

1 day


Mayfield Education Hawthorn

Study mode

On-site short course


(03) 9882 7644