Course of the week – Infection Control

by Keith -

biohazardInfection Control Training is a mandated training program for any employee, self-employed person, or safety representative who may be exposed to blood or other body fluids. This course is available online or from one of our approved instructors.

It is designed to meet the requirements and recommendations of the HSE, NHS and the medical professionals. infection control training is required in other industries outside the medical world.  We have different versions aimed at the healthcare, dental, non medical (hotels, car breakers etc) and tattoo/beauty industry.

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.

Occupations that can use this course:

  • Custodial services (prisons/detention centre’s/homes)
  • Education
  • Embalming and crematorium work
  • Emergency services (ambulance/fire/police/rescue)
  • First aid
  • Hairdressing and beauticians’ work
  • Health care (hospitals, clinics, dental surgeries, pathology departments, community nursing, acupuncture, chiropody, associated cleaning services)
  • Laboratory work (forensic, research etc)
  • Local authority services (street cleaning/park maintenance/refuse disposal/public lavatory maintenance)
  • Medical/dental equipment repair
  • Military
  • Mortuary work
  • Needle exchange services
  • Plumbing
  • Sewage processing
  • Social services
  • Tattooing, ear and body piercing
  • Vehicle recovery and repair

This list is not the only workplaces where a risk is present. Anyone at anytime could be at risk in their day to day life.


  • Introductory Infection Control Training
    • What are Blood Borne Pathogens?
    • Infection Control Legislation
    • Who is at risk?
    • Health and Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations 2013
  • Types of Blood Borne Diseases
    • HIV and AIDS
    • Hepatitis B Virus
    • Hepatitis C Virus
    • Skin Diseases
    • MRSA
    • MRSA Treatment
    • MRSA Prevention
    • Clostridium Difficile Infection
    • Other Viruses
  • Engineering and Work Practice Controls
    • Cross Infection
    • Reducing Risk
    • First Aid and Infection Control
    • Infection Control Policy
    • Body Handling and Disposal
    • Body Fluid Cleanup Procedures
    • Body Fluid Clean up kits
    • Hazardous Disposal Procedures
    • Glove Removal and Disposal
    • Hand Hygiene
    • Hand Washing
    • Hand Gels
    • Colour Coding in Hospitals
    • Infection Control Kits
    • Basic Food Hygiene
    • Exposure Incident
    • Infection control kits
    • Healthcare Professionals
    • Contaminated Linnen
    • Contaminated Objects
    • Clean Technique Tattoos
    • Safe Injection Practices
    • Testing and Counselling

For more information on this or any course email or phone 01206 805359

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