Understanding and Implementing Infection Prevention & Control in Healthcare Settings

Infection Prevention & Control

Welcome to the Infection Prevention & Control Course designed specifically for healthcare and support workers in Scotland. This comprehensive course aims to equip you with essential knowledge and skills to ensure a safe and hygienic environment for both healthcare professionals and patients alike. In the context of the ever-evolving healthcare landscape, understanding and implementing effective infection control measures are paramount.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the Importance of Infection Control
  • Comprehend the Chains of Infection
  • Consider Personal Hygiene and Norovirus
  • Habits for Effective Infection Control
  • Implement Standard Infection Control Precautions
  • Emphasise Hand Washing and Routine Importance
  • PPE Necessity and Proper Usage
  • Handling Spillages, Waste, Laundry, and Sharps

By the end of this course, you will be empowered with a comprehensive understanding of infection prevention and control, contributing to a safer and healthier healthcare environment in Scotland.

Course Format

The Infection Prevention & Control course will be delivered in an interactive face-to-face classroom environment. This session will include a combination of theoretical presentations, practical demonstrations, group discussions, case studies, and hands-on activities. Experienced instructors will guide participants, allowing ample opportunities to practice skills in a safe learning environment.

Assessment Methods & Certification

Participants will undergo continuous assessment during the course, which includes practical demonstrations and knowledge-based evaluations. Successful completion of the assessments will result in certification. The certification provided by our company is valid for 3 years, and participants can renew it through further training or recertification. This course is certified by The CPD Group and is worth 4 credits.

Additional Information

Length: The course duration is approximately 3 hours, which includes a break.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites are required for participants to enroll in this course.

Required Materials: No materials are required for attending this course.


We offer onsite training, accommodating both large and small organisations. Our experienced trainers can deliver the course at your organisation's premises, ensuring convenience and relevance to your specific care environment.

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For group bookings, please use the “book now” button below. If you prefer personalised assistance, reach out to us via phone or email, and our dedicated team will ensure your training session is tailored to your organisation's requirements and availability. For individual bookings, please check our upcoming courses.

Meeting Your Training Needs

The training offered will change over different periods of the year and in relation to changes in practice, we need to keep this fresh & up to date.