Infection Control Training Course

Our Half Day Infection Control Training Course starts by defining infection prevention and control and explaining the impact of good and bad infection control. It then goes into detail about, the legislation that applies to infection control, the different types of microorganism, how bacteria are transmitted, the chain of infection, and much more.

Infection prevention and control measures aim to ensure the protection of those who might be vulnerable to acquiring an infection

Every year at least 300,000 people develop a Health Care Associated Infection. This has a huge impact on the patient, the staff and the institution it occurs in. Whereas if there is good infection prevention and control, patients will have better health and more independence.

Method of Delivery

Venue: Online via Live Virtual Classroom/Classroom Based Training

The training course can also be delivered to your premises at any time.

Next Course Dates: To Be Confirmed

Course Duration: Hours 2.5

Infection Control Training Course Objectives

On completion of the this course, participants will

  • Understand the legislation around Infection Control
  • The Impacts of Good and Bad Infection control to a business/person.
  • Different types of bacteria and microorganism and its their effects.
  • Prevention and control measures.
  • The Chain of Infection.

Topics Coverd On This Course

  • Infection prevention and control, and the impact of infection
  • The different microorganisms
  • How bacteria are transmitted
  • The Chain of Infection
  • The control and prevention of infection
  • Cleaning & Decontamination


Successful Candidates will receive a Guardian Safety Certificate which is Valid for 3 years.

Who Should Attend

Anyone that works within any industry where infection control and management of it is required.

Guardian Safety Trainers

Guardian Safety is a QQI registered training Provider and all instructors are fully qualified trainers having achieved Level 6 in the National Framework of Qualifications. All course instructors hold a minimum of Train the Trainer Qualification and are qualified safety practitioners holding a formal qualification in fire safety.

Entry Requirements / Access

learners will require a good level of English, both oral and written. The minimum standard required  for learners of whom English may not be their first language, or for those who have not completed primary or secondary education in English, is set at Level B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language CEFRL.

Evidence of competence and certification to this standard can also be demonstrated by means of the following assessments:

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) – Minimum overall band score of 7.0

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) – High Intermediate level required on 4 skills.0

5N1632 QQI Level 5 English as a Second Language


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