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Infection Prevention and Control online course

  • Same-day e-certificate
  • Complete on any device
  • Only 40 minutes to complete
  • Content provided by market leading experts
  • Interactive exercises
  • Highfield-accredited
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About this Course

This Highfield-accredited short e-learning course is designed to help you and your business understand how to prevent and control infection and why it is important to do so.

Protect your fellow staff and your community. Learn how infections occur, the factors that can make a person more vulnerable, and the steps you can take to prevent infections.

Areas this course covers:

  • Combat pathogenic microorganisms
  • Protect the vulnerable
  • Reduce the risk of infection
  • Address personal hygiene
  • Use PPE effectively
  • Safely handle waste

Learners will receive a Highfield e-learning completion certificate, which is downloadable upon successfully finishing the course.

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Discounts available when purchasing 10 or more courses. Please ring our sales team on 0208 342 7210 to enquire.

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30 days payment term available when purchasing 5+ courses.
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Why take this course?


This Highfield’s infection prevention and control e-learning short course is designed to help your organisation learn how infections occur, the factors that can make a person more vulnerable to infection and the steps you can take to prevent infections from occurring. It is a great additive to enhance your CV!


This is the ideal course for anyone working within an environment where there is a risk of infection who want the knowledge of how to stay safe in the workplace and prevent infection.


There are no formal or academic requirements for completing this course. Candidates enrolling in this course must be over 16 years old.

What does this course cover?

  • Combat pathogenic microorganisms: Gain a deeper understanding of pathogenic microorganisms and learn effective strategies to manage and control them.

  • Protect the vulnerable: Discover how to keep vulnerable individuals safe from infections and understand the necessary actions to ensure their well-being.

  • Reduce the risk of infection: Learn how to evaluate infection risks and implement preventive measures to minimize the chances of infection transmission.

  • Address personal hygiene: Explore the significant impact of personal hygiene on infection control. Acquire knowledge of best practices for maintaining proper hygiene.

  • Use PPE effectively: Dive into the world of personal protective equipment (PPE). Identify different types of PPE and master their effective use to safeguard against infections.

  • Safely handle waste: Understand the importance of proper waste management in reducing the risk of infection. Learn the correct methods for handling and disposing of waste materials.

Key Information

Course Duration

The Infection Prevention and Control online course should only take 20 - 40 minutes to complete. You will have 3 months from the date of purchase to complete the course.

Course Location

Your course is fully online, so as long as you can access the internet, you can log in wherever you want in the world!

Course Support

Our customer support team is available Monday - Friday between the hours of 9am - 6pm. Feel free to send us an email or call in for any help.


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Why study with the Learning Station?

The Learning Station is fast becoming one of the UK’s top providers of online tuition with many students happily completing their chosen Online & Distance Learning courses. Whatever your reason is for enrolling on one of our courses, you can rest assured that you will be supported by a highly qualified, experienced and helpful assessor.

Benefits of the Learning Station

  • We have thousands of successful learners
  • All our qualifications are Fully Accredited and Nationally Recognised
  • Our courses are specifically designed to ensure fast progression
  • Simple to use e-learning and distance learning courses
  • Easy online payment options
  • Experienced & Responsive Online Tutors/Assessors
  • On-Site Internal Quality Assurance & Moderator
  • Technical Support 09:30 – 17:00 Mon-Fri

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