Course Description – Infection Control in Childhood Settings

Target Audience

This course is suitable for all staff working within childhood settings including schools, nurseries, adventure playgrounds, holiday playschemes, youth clubs, family entertainment centres and childcare provision.

Our online module appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and audio features

It allows you to work at your own pace, testing your knowledge as you progress through the course

Duration: Approximately 2-3 hours

Course Aim: To provide staff working with children with an understanding of how infections including COVID-19 are transmitted and what measures can be put in place to
prevent and control their spread.

Access: This online course can be completed on any PC or mobile device. Learners can study at their own pace, and log in and out as often as they wish

Assessment: Self-checks after each section of the course and an end of course multiple-choice assessment

Certification: On successful completion of the multiple-choice assessment, learners can download a certificate as evidence that they have completed and passed the course

Verifiable CPD points: This course qualifies for 3 CPD points

Course content:

• Infection Prevention and Control of Germs
• Sources of Infection
• Susceptible People
• Transmission
• Common Childhood Infections and Infections In Pregnancy
• Coronavirus
• Signs and Symptoms of COVID-19
• Infection Control Risk Assessment
• Covid-19 Risks Assessment – Points To Consider
• What to do if someone has or is suspected of having COVID-19
• Handwashing – Clean Hands Save Lives
• When Should Staff Wash Their Hands?
• Teaching Children To Wash Their Hands Properly
• Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases
• PPE – Personal Protective Equipment
• Cleaning Procedures
• Cleaning and Disinfection
• Cleaning Facilities and Equipment
• Cleaning Toys and Equipment
• Nappy Changing, Potties and Toilets
• Blood and Body Fluid Spillages
• Laundry
• Managing Waste Safely
• Reporting and Recording Infectious Disease Outbreaks