Online Basic Infection Control (non medical) Certification

Basic Infection Control (non medical)

CPD Certified Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Basic Infection Control at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 44 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
£19.95 + VAT

This basic infection control course is designed for people who do not work in the healthcare sector but are still at risk from coming into contact with body fluid that could pose a risk.  There are many businesses, occupations, schools and hobbies, that could put people at risk of contracting an infection. If you are working in the healthcare sector, you will need our healthcare infection control course or dental infection control.

We also offer specific infection control courses to cater to healthcare professionals, dentists, tattoo artists, body piercers and beauty therapy infection control.

  • Cleaners
  • Car Breakers
  • Hotel cleaners
  • Refuse collection
  • Schools and teachers
  • Plumbing
  • Sewage processing
  • Social services
  • Laboratory work (forensic, research etc)
  • Local authority services (street cleaning/park maintenance/refuse disposal/public lavatory maintenance)
  • Medical/dental equipment repair
  • Police

This course comes with 3.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 44 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

Introduction to Basic Infection Control

  • Introduction to Basic Infection Control
  • Basic Infection Control Course Overview
  • What are Blood Borne Pathogens?
  • Infection Control Legislation
  • Who is at risk?
  • The Chain of infection

Types of Infections

  • Types of Infections
  • HIV and Aids
  • Hepatitis B Virus
  • Hepatitis C Virus
  • Skin Diseases

Infection and Work Practice Controls

  • First Aid and Infection Control
  • Contaminated objects
  • Contaminated Linen
  • Cross Infection
  • Example of indirect cross-contamination
  • How to Reduce Your Risk
  • Surface Cleaning
  • Blood Clean Up
  • Body Fluid Clean Up Kits
  • Hazardous Disposal Procedures
  • Hand hygiene policy
  • General Hygiene and Housekeeping
  • Use of Gloves
  • Hand Washing
  • Waterless hand gels
  • Basic Food Hygiene Practice
  • Needle Stick and Sharps Injuries
  • Exposure Incident, Reporting and Follow Up
  • Testing and Counselling
  • Infection Control Kit

Infection Control in Different Industries

  • Infection Risks for Commercial Cleaners
  • Infection Control Risks for Hotel Workers
  • Motor Vehicle Infection Risks
  • Infection Risks In Offices, Shops and Factories
  • Dead animal removal and risks

Summary

  • Summary to Basic Infection Control
  • Infection Control Student Manual V7.0
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • Cleaning colour coding in the NHS poster
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Link to the HSE website
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Nilaqua Hand Wash leaflet
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Accident Book

What People are Saying

“Excellent way to learn ...very interesting and informative. Quick and easy to do and the guy's voice is really pleasant ....sometimes I get irritated by commentators but not this guy ...very happy :)”

- Karen, Complementary Therapist, Hypnobirthing Practitione from Scotland

“Videos were very clear, easy to understand, and a good length.”

- Steph from Surrey