Control of Infection

Control of Infection

About this Health & Safety course

Course Overview:

The course aims to provide you with the knowledge to understand the following: Infection Control, The Chain of Infection, Controlling Infection Risks, Reducing COVID-19 risks

Intended Outcomes:

The aim of the course is to provide you with the following knowledge:

  • Learn about what infections are
  • Understand the various ways that infections may be transmitted and how to prevent infection
  • Understand the chain of infection and how it helps us identify effective ways to control risks
  • Understand the importance of your school risk assessments
  • How to plan any improvement actions required
  • Understand personal hygiene and the correct hygiene practises to reduce infections
  • Understand measures to prevent infections

Who is it for:

Staff that may be exposed to infectious diseases in educational settings.


80 minutes

The Cost:

This course is available as part of our eLearning annual licence which includes unlimited access to the full Health and Safety eLearning Library for £1,385 plus VAT per annum.

Alternatively, if your school subscribes to our annual Health and Safety Support Service, you will receive access to our entire health and safety eLearning library at no extra cost.


To successfully complete the course, learners will be required to pass a short assessment.


Upon successful completion of the course learners will be issued a CPD accredited certificate to download. The course equates to 80 minutes of CPD.

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