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Infection, Prevention & Control in Care

CPD & Skills for Care Approved

Our Online Infection Prevention & Control in Care Training explains to those working in Care exactly how the chain of infection works, how to break the chain to stop it spreading further and how important your own health and hygiene is when you work within the Care sector.

Course Description

Infection prevention is an incredibly important topic for all employees to understand. It is essential that every member of staff understands the risks, how to stay safe, and how to keep themselves and everyone around them free of infection.

This online training course teaches the user about what infections are, where they come from and how to prevent them. Additionally, it gives them a better understanding about personal hygiene and the correct hygiene practises to reduce infection in a work setting.

Target Audience

This Infection Prevention & Control in Care Training is based on Standard 15 of the Care Certificate. Infection control is an important issue. This online training programme has been designed to explain why it’s so important and to show you what you can do to help to avoid infections from spreading.


This online Infection, Prevention & Control in Care course is approved by leading industry bodies CPD & Skills for Care.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the importance of personal hygiene, including hand washing, disposing of waste and SHARPs and the correct use of PPE
  • Learn about the ‘infection chain’ and how to stop the infection from spreading
  • Learn about who is at risk of infection

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Infection Prevention & Control in Care 1 Infections 70%
Infection Prevention & Control in Care 2 The Chain of Infection 70%
Infection Prevention & Control in Care 3 Hygiene 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


35 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Multiple User & Bulk Purchase Discounts Available. Please call for details.

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