NEW: Infection , Prevention and Control for SMEs | BP080 (10 Weeks Online)
This course aims to equip small &
medium business owners with the
knowledge skills and competence to
prevent and or manage outbreaks of
infection in their workplaces. This level
5 qualification will be a positive addition
for small and medium business owners
to recognise their role in the prevention
NOTE: Learners undertaking online
courses must have basic IT skills and
have access to the necessary ICT
equipment, software and Broadband
capability to enable them to undertake
an online course.
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• Explain the basic principles of infection
and the application of standard
precautions in relation to infection
control, to include the significance of
cross contamination in the workplace.
• Discuss the importance of infection
prevention and control in the
workplace in providing a healthy
environment for employees,
customers, clients, external
contractors, delivery staff etc.
• Summarise the various types of
micro-organisms, the elements
required for the growth, spread and
subsequent infection process, to
include direct and indirect contact,
knowledge of the chain of infection
and the need for vigilance and safe
practice at all times.
• Analyse the predisposing factors that
cause infections, to include contact
precautions, respiratory precautions
and enteric precautions.
• Discuss the role and functions of the
local infection control team members,
to include local policy in relation
to dress, staff health and travel
• Investigate the terms cleaning,
disinfection and sterilisation to include
cleaning standards, procedures and
• Differentiate between social hand
hygiene and antiseptic hand hygiene to
include the correct use of alcohol hand
gels and the need for good personal
skin care and efficient handwashing.
• Implement local terminal cleaning and
outbreak management procedures.