Learn about Infection Control in the Beauty Industry and aid yourself and others in the fight against infection.
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Beauty Therapy Infection Control Level 2 (VTQ) at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 26 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
  • Videos include subtitles
£24.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

Infection control systems are very important in the beauty industry to protect the client and worker from potentially harmful pathogens that could be transferred during treatments. This course covers the basics of what the risks are and how to reduce the risk of contamination through direct and indirect methods. Anyone can take this course, whether you work alone or as part of a large salon.

This course covers the possible dangers that you could come across and how with basic good practice you will keep safe and increase the trust with your clients. We can also provide a free practice certificate to place on the wall of your business to show your clients you are all trained.

Learn about the risks that bloodborne pathogens post, the types of infection and what workplace controls you can put into place to reduce your risks. Infection control not only protects you but will also give your clients more confidence in using your services when they see your wall certificate and improved infection control practices.

We also offer a video online Beauty Therapy First Aid course which is ideal for anyone working in the 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.

  • Injection treatments
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Massage
  • Hairdressers 
  • Ear Piercing

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 26 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.

For full details of the contents of our online course please visit our Beauty Therapy Infection Control training site.

  •  Introduction
    • Introductory Infection Control Training
    • What are Blood Borne Pathogens?
    • Infection Control Legislation
    • The chain of infection
  • Types of Blood-Borne Diseases
    • HIV and AIDS
    • Hepatitis B Virus
    • Hepatitis C Virus
    • Skin Diseases
    • Other Viruses
  • Infection and Work Practice Controls
    • Cross Infection
    • Reducing Risk
    • Body Fluid Cleanup Procedures
    • Hazardous Disposal Procedures
    • Glove Removal and Disposal
    • Hand Hygiene
    • Exposure Incident
    • Safe Injection Practices
    • Testing and Counselling
  • Infection Control Student Manual V8.1
  • PHE Additional Considerations of COVID-19 Poster
  • CDC Facial Hair and FFP3 Respirators
  • COVID19 - Guidance Employers and businesses
  • CPR and Coronavirus video - Guidance on delivering CPR out of hospital has changed where Coronavirus COVID 19 is known or suspected
  • Child CPR Flowchart
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • Coronavirus COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • 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 CPOVID 19
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • 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 - Using an AED Leaflet
  • ProTrainings Face Mask and Washing Hands leaflet
  • Routine Decontamination of Reusable Non-Invasive Equipment
  • 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 Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Zoll AED Plus user guide
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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.

Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class case locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

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 I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

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 training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

What People are Saying

“Interesting, useful information and concisely delivered”

- Carrie, Beautician from Devon

“Great training, easy to understand! ”

- Anna, Beauty Therapist from London
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