Infectious diseases are a significant health and economic burden in the UK, accounting for around 7% of deaths and annual costs of up to £30bn.

This is before the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic 

Worldwide infectious diseases kill more than 17 million per year. 

Infectious Disease Control Training

Course Summary

  • Upon completion of this course leaners will have gained sufficient knowledge and understanding of the control measures required to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and COVID-19. Learners will also gain understanding on their legal obligations under the HASAWA 1974


Entry Requirements

  • Basic level of English 


Course duration

  • 1 day


  • 1/2 day no assessment completed

  • 1 day a 30 minute assessment is taken at the end of the day.

    • Assessment consists of 30 multiple choice questions.

    • Successful candidates will need to achieve 80% or more


  • On successful completion of the course, you will receive a digital Infectious Disease Control certificate from OnSite-24/7 (laminated certificates and in-house certificates with your company logo displayed are available upon request)  


Course Outline

Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection

  • How infection is caused

  • How infection can spread

  • The chain of infection

  • Recognising Healthcare Associated Infections


Principles of personal hygiene and health

  • Personal hygiene at work

  • Handwashing

  • Personal protective equipment

Decontamination, cleaning and waste management

  • Maintaining a clean environment

  • Roles and responsibilities in decontamination

  • The decontamination process

  • The sterilisation process

  • Handling laundry

  • Effective waste management

  • Sharps management

Principles of infection prevention and control

  • The purpose of infection control

  • Regulations, policy and practice

  • Roles and responsibilities in infection control

  • Risk assessments

  • Principles of infection control procedures


Are you doing enough to protect your

customers and staff against


call us today 01723 586198


Concerned about coronavirus? OnSite-24/7 can help complete risk assessments, policy writing and training

call us today 01723 586198

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