Keeping our customers and learners up and running and able to undertake their online learning is a priority for us. We want to assure you that Virtual College has comprehensive Coronavirus Business Continuity plan. You can also access our free course on Infection Prevention.
Personal and Professional Development

Infection Prevention and Control Resource Pack

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Course Overview

Format
  • Complete in your own time
  • Self-printed Certificate
  • Online Study
Accreditation
  • Virtual College accredited

Course description

This free resource pack is designed to give learners key information on how to prevent the spread of infection and best practice techniques for personal hygiene.

You will learn

  • A general introduction to infection prevention and control
  • How to wash your hands effectively to minimise the risk of spreading infection
  • What you can do to slow the spread of infection

Who is it for?

Roles including:

  • Anyone concerned with what they can do to help minimise the spread of infection.

How the online courses work

  • Buy the course

    When buying one of our courses, you will need to enter a valid email address which will be used to create your account with our Learning Management System – Enable – where you will take the training. We will also send your purchase receipt to this email address, and any additional courses purchased in future using the same email address will be added to your system account.

    If you choose to pay via PayPal, we will use the email address linked to your PayPal account to create your Enable system account.

    Once you have purchased a course, you will be able to send this course to other people using your system account with Enable by entering the new learner’s email address so that they may access the training and set up their own system account with our Learning Management System.

    If you are not 100% satisfied with your course then we offer a 30-day, no hassle money-back guarantee. To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not have completed the training in order to make a valid refund claim. Any claim made after the training has been completed will be invalidated.

  • Take the course

    This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.

    The course is self-paced so learners decide how fast or slow the training goes. There is no deadline for completion but some of our courses have a test at the end to check that learners have understood the material. If the course has a test at the end then learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark to successfully complete the course. Once learners have passed the test they are awarded a certificate, which can either be downloaded digitally or sent as a physically copy if this option was chosen when purchasing the course.

  • Your Certificate

    Upon completion of any of our courses, learners will be able to download a digital certificate from Virtual College and will include the accrediting bodies logo where applicable.

    If you have bought the posted certificate option (available on select courses), a high quality, seal embossed, certificate will be sent out by first class post at the beginning of the following working week.

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