James Cook University JCU

Graduate Certificate of Infection Control

James Cook University JCU

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

Develop the skills to implement effective infection prevention and control procedures within hospitals and other healthcare settings. Make a significant contribution to the health of patients, staff, and the general public with the Graduate Certificate of Infection Control at JCU. Advance your career in healthcare with the flexibility to continue working while you study.You will learn infection prevention and control in a variety of health contexts including rural, remote and Indigenous settings in developed and developing countries. Exercise your professional judgement as you design, implement, and evaluate infection management strategies.

Designed for

Health care professionals in rural and remote areas


12 credit points of subjects.


  • Infection control

Standard entry requirements

  • AQF level 7 bachelor degree in medical, nursing or other relevant health professional qualification
  • 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 Online Domestic: $13,600
  • 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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