Infection Control Level 3 – Online Course

Infection Control Level 3 – Online Course


This course will explain the causes of infections and what treatment should be done to prevent an infection from spreading.


Course Overview

Infections that are caused either, through being in a care establishment (nosocomial) or as a result of receiving treatment (iatrogenic), can be prevented. Often, neither may appear until after people leave the care establishment.

It is the responsibility of everyone working within the care industry to protect both themselves and the people they care for, from the effects of infection. This course will explore, in detail, how this can be achieved.

Learning Outcomes

Understanding Infection control

  • Explain what is meant by infection, its signs and causes
  • Identify how infection is spread
  • Explain the importance of preventing the spread of infection

Reducing the Risk of Infection

  • Identify the measures that should be taken to minimize the spread of infection
  • Explain the responsibilities of workers, the importance of legislation and risk assessment relating to infection control

Controlling the Spread of Infection

  • Explain the importance of personal hygiene in preventing the spread of infection
  • Identify the key characteristics of effective cleaning, disinfection, sterilization and handling of sharps
  • 90 Minutes
Why choose an online course?
  • Accredited by CPD
  • Fully online course and assessment
  • On completion, certificate can be printed
  • Resit as many times as possible free within 12 months
  • You choose the device; smart phone, tablet or PC
  • You choose how long you want to study for at each session
  • You choose which and how many of our e-learning courses you want to study
  • It is cost effective and it saves time
  • You can learn anywhere, 24/7/365
  • It makes tracking of your course progress easy
  • It is discreet


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