Online Care Certificate Standard 15: Infection Prevention and Control Certification

The Fifteenth Standard of The Care Certificate teaches you how to improve your infection control skills.

CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Care Certificate Standard 15: Infection Prevention and Control at a Glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 0 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • Certified CPD time credit conformation
  • SCORM Ready! Integrates with your LMS
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Videos include subtitles
£10.00 + VAT

Study online for the knowledge units of the Care Certificate Standard 15 "Infection Prevention and Control".  This short course covers all you need to learn to complete this knowledge unit.  You then complete the practical units in your workplace.

  • Care workers
  • Nurses
  • Social care
  • Health care assistants
  • Assistant practitioners
  • Care support workers
  • Anyone supporting clinical roles in the NHS where they have direct contact with patients
  • Home care workers
  • Porters
  • Volunteers
  • Cooks
  • Drivers

This course comes with 2.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • What are Blood Borne Pathogens?
  • Infection Control Legislation
  • Who is at risk?
  • Types of Infections
  • Skin Diseases
  • The Chain of infection
  • First Aid and Infection Control
  • Contaminated objects
  • Contaminated Linen
  • Cross Infection
  • Example of indirect cross-contamination
  • How to Reduce Your Risk
  • Surface Cleaning
  • Hazardous Sharps Disposal Procedures
  • Hand hygiene policy
  • Use of gloves
  • Hand washing
  • Waterless hand gels
  • Infection Control Student Manual V8.1
  • PHE Additional Considerations of COVID-19 Poster
  • CDC Facial Hair and FFP3 Respirators
  • COVID19 - Guidance Employers and businesses
  • CPR and Coronavirus video - Guidance on delivering CPR out of hospital has changed where Coronavirus COVID 19 is known or suspected
  • CQC website link
  • Care certificate mapping document
  • Cleaning colour coding in the NHS poster
  • Colour Coding in hospitals leaflet
  • Coronavirus COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • First Aid and Social Distancing poster
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Government Advice: Best Practice Hand Rub
  • Government Advice: Best Practice Hand Wash
  • Government Advice: Best Practice Management of Blood and Bodily Fluid Spillages
  • HSE report on the equivalence of N95 and FFP2 masks and other PPE in relation to CPOVID 19
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Link to the HSE website
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • PHE Recommended PPE for Ambulance Staff Paramedics First Responders and Pharmacists Poster
  • PHE Recommended PPE for Healthcare Workers By Secondary Care Clinical Context Poster
  • PHE Recommended PPE for Primary Outpatient and Community Care By Setting Poster
  • PHE Visual Guide to PPE
  • ProTrainings Face Mask and Washing Hands leaflet
  • Routine Decontamination of Reusable Non-Invasive Equipment
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Skills for Care Website
  • Standard 15 - Course notes from Skills for Care
  • Using disposable respirators - HSE poster
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet

What People are Saying

“Excellent! Great for staff members to study for all qualifications needed. Thank you 😊”

- Josephine, Body Piercer from Hertfordshire