Basic Infection Control Level 1 (VTQ)

Online & Classroom Training Course

Improve Your Basic Infection Control Skills and aid yourself and others in the fight against harmful infections.
£19.95 + VAT
365 Ratings
£19.95 + VAT
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care
Video Playtime

1 hour and 45 minutes

Video Count

39 videos

Audio

English

Captions

English

Proof of Completion

Certificate

This Course Includes:

  • Endorsed by Skills for Care & TQUK
  • 2.0 hrs CPD Certificate
  • Evidence Based Training Certificate
  • Instant printable wall certificate
  • 24/7 on-demand video
  • Access on mobile
  • Weekly refresher video
  • Expiration reminder
  • Student manual

Preview the course content:

1
Section 1

Introduction to Basic Infection Control

14 mins
6 videos
This section includes:
  • Course introduction 2:18
  • Course overview 1:28
  • What are Blood Borne Pathogens? 2:36
  • and more...
2
Section 2

Types of Infections

16 mins
5 videos
This section includes:
  • Types of Infections 2:56
  • HIV and Aids 3:29
  • Hepatitis B Virus 3:29
  • and more...
3
Section 3

Infection and Work Practice Controls

60 mins
22 videos
This section includes:
  • First Aid and Infection Control 1:14
  • Contaminated objects 2:27
  • Contaminated Linen 1:06
  • and more...
4
Section 4

Infection Control in Different Industries

12 mins
5 videos
This section includes:
  • Infection Risks for Commercial Cleaners 2:09
  • Infection Control Risks for Hotel Workers 2:22
  • Motor Vehicle Infection Risks 3:09
  • and more...
5
Section 5

Summary

2 mins
1 videos
This section includes:
  • Course Summary 2:07

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Who needs Infection Control training?

Most people take Infection Control training as a requirement for their job or for their personal life. Whether you work in healthcare or another profession or are simply looking for a new qualification, ProTrainings has the course that is suitable for you! Online courses allow you to train at your own pace, in your own time.

Some professionals that may need a Infection Control course include:

  • 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

More about this course

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.

This qualification and most of the other ProTrainings qualifications are Endorsed by TQUK to show our commitment to extra levels of compliance and quality assurance.

This course comes with 2.0 hrs (3.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 45 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.

  • Student Manual (V8.3) - Infection Control
  • PHE Additional Considerations of COVID-19 Poster
  • CDC Facial Hair and FFP3 Respirators
  • COVID19 - Guidance Employers and businesses
  • Catastrophic bleeding and trauma First Aid Guidance From ProTrainings
  • CellAED for Life membership
  • CellAED® personal AED
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • Cleaning colour coding in the NHS poster
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • First Aid and Social Distancing poster
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Government Advice: Best Practice Hand Rub
  • Government Advice: Best Practice Hand Wash
  • Government Advice: Best Practice Management of Blood and Bodily Fluid Spillages
  • HSE report on the equivalence of N95 and FFP2 masks and other PPE in relation to COVID 19
  • Link to the HSE website
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Nilaqua Hand Wash leaflet
  • PHE Recommended PPE for Ambulance Staff Paramedics First Responders and Pharmacists Poster
  • PHE Recommended PPE for Healthcare Workers By Secondary Care Clinical Context Poster
  • PHE Recommended PPE for Primary Outpatient and Community Care By Setting Poster
  • PHE Visual Guide to PPE
  • ProTrainings Face Mask and Washing Hands leaflet
  • Regulated - COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Routine Decontamination of Reusable Non-Invasive Equipment
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Using disposable respirators - HSE poster
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Woundclot - haemostatic gauze for all types of bleeding

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you offer an infection control course for different industries?

Yes, there are different courses for healthcare, dental, tattoo, the beauty sector and a basic infection control course for other industries like hotel workers. The courses can be taken 100% online or we can attend your workplace to deliver the course. For more information phone 01206 805359.

Do you offer different types of infection control training for different industries?

Yes, we also offer a video online Beauty Therapy First Aid course which is ideal for anyone working in the Beauty Industry, dental professional infection control for dental practices and staff, infection control for tattoo artists and body piercers, for medical workers our healthcare infection control course meets the healthcare requirements and we offer a basic infection control course for those in other industries. We aslo offer a Coronavirus training course.

What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

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