Infection Control Certification
Learning about infection control is a potentially life-saving skill that everybody needs in their life - whether you’re in the medical industry or not, these principles ensure a healthier and happier life.
This course provides a comprehensive guide to controlling infection at home and in the workplace, ensuring that you, your family and colleagues minimise the chances of becoming ill.
From how to properly clean and disinfect, to effective waste management, protective equipment and hygiene principles, this course covers everything you need to know about managing and avoiding infection transmission.
You Will Learn:
- The principles and techniques of proper cleaning and disinfecting
- The science of properly managing waste
- How to make use of protective equipment to control infection
- Thorough hand hygiene habits
- The importance of respiratory hygiene and how to apply it
Benefits of Taking this Course
- You will ensure the health of your family, friends and colleagues
- You will be able to completely eradicate the risk of contracting infection
- You will learn how to properly use protective equipment to avoid infection
- You will be able to ensure a clean and sanitised environment
- You will fully understand the principles of hand and respiratory hygiene
Who can take the Infection Control Certification course?There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 4 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 4 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 4 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the Infection Control Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 3 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.