Infection Control for Healthcare Level 2 (VTQ)

Online & Classroom Training Course

Improve Your Infection Control Skills and aid yourself and others in the fight against harmful infections.
£24.95 + VAT
636 Ratings
£24.95 + VAT
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care
Video Playtime

2 hours and 36 minutes

Video Count

55 videos

Audio

English

Captions

English

Proof of Completion

Certificate

This Course Includes:

  • Endorsed by Skills for Care & TQUK
  • 3.0 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 Infection Control

21 mins
8 videos
This section includes:
  • Course introduction 2:15
  • Course overview 1:29
  • What are Blood Borne Pathogens? 2:36
  • and more...
2
Section 2

Types of Infections

48 mins
14 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

85 mins
32 videos
This section includes:
  • Healthcare Professionals 1:07
  • First Aid and Infection Control 1:14
  • Infection Control Policy 1:52
  • and more...
4
Section 4

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:

  • Custodial services (prisons/detention centres/homes)
  • Education
  • Embalming and crematorium work
  • Emergency services (ambulance/fire/police/rescue)
  • First aid
  • Hairdressing and beautician work
  • Healthcare (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 does not cover all of the workplaces where a risk is present. Anyone at any time could be at risk in their day-to-day life.

More about this course

We have been recognised as an endorsed provider from Skills for Care, earning the prestigious distinction as a Centre of Excellence within training and health & social care.

Infection 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 we can offer face-to-face training nationwide through our network of approved and monitored instructors.

This course is designed to meet the requirements and recommendations of the HSE, NHS and medical professionals. infection control training is required in other industries outside the medical world.

The course covers many different subjects from the types of infection, workplace practices, personal protective equipment (PPE) and other relevant subjects all in an easy to watch and understand video format.

If you require a classroom course, we can adapt this course to your requirements and add other courses like Basic Life Support for Healthcare and teach them both on the same day.

With all our courses, we endeavour to keep up to date and this course is no exception. Videos have been updated to include the guidelines with the latest updates with Coronavirus COVID 19. We will keep this course updated with the latest news on Coronavirus COVID 19 and you can watch the latest videos even after you have passed the course to keep up to date.

This course comes with 3.0 hrs (4.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 2 hours and 36 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.

  • Infection Control Student Manual V8.1
  • PHE Additional Considerations of COVID-19 Poster
  • CDC Facial Hair and FFP3 Respirators
  • COVID19 - Guidance Employers and businesses
  • CQC website link
  • 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
  • Colour Coding in hospitals leaflet
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Essentials of health and safety at work link to HSE 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 5 steps to Risk Assessing link to HSE website
  • HSE guide to PPE
  • HSE report on the equivalence of N95 and FFP2 masks and other PPE in relation to COVID 19
  • Health and Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations 2013
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • 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
  • RIDDOR link to the HSE guide
  • 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
  • Step by Step Guide to COSHH HSE Guide - Link to HSE website
  • The Green Book has the latest information on vaccines and vaccination procedures, for vaccine preventable infectious diseases in the UK.
  • Using disposable respirators - HSE poster
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet
  • 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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