Infection prevention and control

Skills for Care Endorsed Provider


This e-learning is suitable for all front-line care workers who come in contact with people receiving care, including managers with responsibility for infection prevention and control.


We must do everything we can to ensure infectious diseases are not spread.

To prevent it, you must know how infection is spread.

Topics Covered

  • How infection spreads, including causes and growth of infection.
  • Your role in infection control in the workplace.
  • Measures you need to implement to prevent the spread of infection.
  • Correct hand washing procedures.
  • Policies and workplace procedures, their relevance to you and where to get guidance on any issues you have.
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Duration 40 minutes

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1 e-learning module

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1 online assessment

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Online learner support

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Certificate available on completion

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