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Infections at Work

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In our Infections at Work course, you will gain a detailed insight into infection control principles and how to identify potential infection risks and how to implement prevention strategies to maintain a safer and healthier workplace.

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Course description

All about Infections at Work

On completion of the course, students will gain a better understanding of Infections at work and will be provided with a solid foundation in infection control principles that can be applied in various workplace settings.

In the first unit we will cover workplace Infections and biological hazards and the risks associated with them. Students will learn to identify the different types of transmission routes and risk factors such as occupational exposure and crowded workplaces. We will also cover the legal and regulatory framework and health and safety.

Students will cover hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette and personal protective equipment as well as surface and environmental cleaning including safe food handling practices.

In the third unit we will explore the early detection and reporting of infections, data collection and analysis as well as training and key framework components. Students will also learn about effective communication and developing strategies and well as handling biological hazards.

In the final unit we will explore the best practices for maintaining a safe work environment including Risk assessment and hazard Mitigation, employee education and training, workplace policies and procedures and continuous improvement and monitoring.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction – Understanding Workplace Infections and Biological hazards – In the first unit we will cover workplace infections and biological hazards. Identify transmission routes and common types of infections as well as cover the legal and regulatory framework.
  • Unit 2 – Introduction – Infection Prevention and Control Measures –  In this unit we will cover hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette and personal protective equipment as well as surface and environmental cleaning and safe food handling practices.
  • Unit 3 – Introduction – Managing Infectious Outbreaks and Biological Hazards in the Workplace – In the third unit we will learn about the early detection and reporting of infections in the workplace and how to handle biologically hazardous materials.
  • Unit 4 – Introduction – Creating a Safe Work Environment – In the final unit we will cover risk assessment and hazard mitigation, employee training and and work place policies and procedures.
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Work through your course

Each course is broken down into manageable sections. Work through these at your own pace and learn about each of the topics in the course. We use images, written information, diagrams and other resources to help you get to grips with the content with no hassle.

Our courses are all designed to allow progress without any assistance but our support staff can be contacted if you do need us.

Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

A digitally printed and hard backed version of your certificate is sent out to you via first class post the day after you pass.


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How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Infections at Work course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Infections at Work course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Infections at Work course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

Infections at Work CPD Online Course
Infections at Work
£20 + VAT