Infection Control & Prevention

Infection Prevention and ControlPlease note 3B Training no longer delivers this course:

This course is designed to educate anyone who works in the health and social care sector. The delegates will learn how to use standard infection prevention and control measures when providing direct care to individuals.

How long is the course?
Half-day

Who should attend the Infection Control & Prevention course?
The course is suitable for anyone who works in an environment where there is a significant risk of infections transferring. Job roles include the likes of Nurses, Health Care Assistants, Dentists, Cleaners, Refuse Workers, Chiropodists and Acupuncturists.

Is the Infection Control & Prevention course accredited?
3B Training accredited

When does my certificate expire?
Three years

Entry Requirements

Delegates must be able to read, write and understand English well to attend the course.

Course Objectives

By the end of the training, the delegates will:

  • Be able to identify sources of infections including sepsis.
  • 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.
  • Have a basic understanding of what you 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.

Course Content

  • Infections in the workplace
  • The chain of infection
  • Best hygiene practices
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Common infections
  • Your and your employers’ responsibilities

What is Required to Pass The Infection Control & Prevention Course?

A knowledge assessment will need to be completed and passed at the end of the course.

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