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Infection Control Online Training

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£25.00 + VAT

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Course Overview:


| Approximate Duration: 60 minutes  | Online Study


| Certificate on Completion 

Course Description:


Infection prevention and control measures aim to ensure the protection of those who might be vulnerable to acquiring an infection…. Ok but why is this important?

Well every year at least 300,000 people develop a Health Care Associated Infection. This has a huge impact on the patient, the staff and the institution it occurs in. Whereas if there is good infection prevention and control, patients will have better health and more independence.


This course will start by defining infection prevention and control and explaining the impact of good and bad infection control. It then goes into detail about, the legislation that applies to infection control, the different types of microorganisms, how bacteria are transmitted, the chain of infection, and much more.

Course Modules:

1. The Course Structure

2. Infection prevention and control, and the impact      of infection

3. The different Microorganisms

4. How Bacteria are Transmitted

5. The Chain of Infection

6. The Control and Prevention of Infection

7. Cleaning & Decontamination

Who is this course for?

This Infection Control Training Course is suitable for anyone who works in an environment where there is a significant risk of infections transferring.

Environments Could Include:

  • Surgeries

  • Nurses / Care Homes

  • Health Care Assistants

  • Dentists

  • Cleaners

  • Refuse workers

  • Chiropodists and Acupuncturists

  • Vets

  • and many more

Aims of the Course:


By the end of this course learners will:

  • Develop vitally important skills.

  • Understand the concepts of decontamination and waste management – and the consequences of not carrying out these processes.

  • Understand the various ways that infections may be transmitted.

  • Understand the chain of infection and how it helps us identify effective ways to control risks.

  • Recognise the importance of your employer carrying out risk assessments of your workplace.

  • Basic understanding of what your and your employer's legal duties are under certain pieces of legislation.

  • Be fully aware of what preventative measures and remedial actions help prevent infections from transmitting.

  • Learn about infection prevention and control in a range of healthcare settings and scenarios to help you contextualise your learning

Recommended System Requirements

• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Duration: 60 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Sample Certificate

Full Course Outline


Bulk discounts for teams

If you're looking to purchase for a number of learners then we are happy to provide monthly subscriptions tailor made for your business needs:

Packages can be for:

  • 10 Learners

  • 25 Learners

  • 50 Learners

  • 75 Learners

  • 100 Learners

  • 100 + Learners  (Speak to an Account Manager)

If you have specific requirements please: 

Or Call   020 7971 1840

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