James Cook University JCU

Graduate Certificate of Infection Control

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

The Graduate Certificate in Infection Control provides health professionals with the knowledge and skills to implement effective infection control procedures within hospitals and other health care settings.

Designed for

Health care professionals in rural and remote areas


12 credit points of subjects. This course is offered online only.


  • Infection control

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in medical, nursing or other relevant health professional qualification
  • Or at least five years' experience in a health profession.

Study pathways

Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Infection Control may lead to credit towards the Graduate Diploma of Nursing and Master of Nursing.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Townsville Domestic: $12,270
  • Online/Off-campus : 6 months

Further information

Offered externally and part-time only. Computer and reliable internet connection is a necessity. For more information: https://www.jcu.edu.au/courses-and-study

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