Infection Prevention Control

This course has been designed for general workplaces including schools, childcare facilities, general businesses and industry, and can also be tailored to your requirements.

It pays particular attention to Covid –19.

Course Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Location: Can be done online, onsite at your facility, or at a location near you.
Maximum learners per course: 12

Course aims

To understand what the area of Infection Control means, and its importance for every employee. The course aims to provide learners with:

  • a better understanding of the basic principles of infection control and be able to apply standard precautions in relation to infection control
  • an awareness of the importance of infection prevention and control in providing a safe environment for clients
  • an understanding of the chain of infection
  • an understanding of their own role in the prevention of the spread of infection

Who should do this course?

This course is suitable for all workers or anybody who wishes to know more about infection control and prevention.

What will you learn on this course?

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • understand how infection spreads
  • understand the need for protection of vulnerable groups
  • be able to break the chain of infection
  • understand the use of PPE
  • understand the requirement for social isolation

How does it work?

Organisations are required to identify a Covid-19 Lead Worker who is responsible for ensuring compliance with requirements for sanitisation and hygiene in the workplace. This Infection Prevention Control course is suitable for all workers or anybody who wishes to know more about infection control and prevention, however if  you have been identified as a Covid-19 Lead Worker, you can complete our Covid-19 Lead Worker Representative Course, or we can tailor a bespoke course suited to you.

Active Monitoring

This course communicates the importance and responsibility of monitoring their workforce’s compliance with infection prevention control requirements.

Learning goals:

Your learning goals comprise:

  • how infection is caused
  • how infection can spread
  • the ‘chain of infection’
  • the importance of recognising Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI)