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Infection Control for Healthcare Level 2 (VTQ)

Improve Your Infection Control Skills and aid yourself and others in the fight against harmful infections.

This Course Includes:

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

Course Details

Video Playtime

2 hours and 38 minutes

Captions

English

Instructor

Keith Sleightholm

Audio

English

Infection Control for Healthcare Level 2 (VTQ) at a Glance

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.


Frequently Asked Questions

Which occupations use this course?

The Infection Control for Healthcare Level 2 (VTQ) Course is perfect for:

  • 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.

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.