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This Infection Control for Early Years training course will develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of the subject.

It provides a comprehensive introduction to the issues surrounding infection control and highlights working practices employed to prevent the spread of infection in line with the latest guidance within Early Years.

Following the Infection Control for Early Years training course, attendees should be able to recognise the legal duties of the employee and employer, state the procedures for accident reporting according to COSHH & RIDDOR guidelines, recognise different infectious illnesses and the associated incubation periods, identify ways of reducing the spread of such diseases, demonstrate good hand washing procedures, recognise the need for good hygiene practices, state the correct procedures for dealing with the use and disposal of waste and the cleaning of all rooms and equipment in line with the policies and procedures of the individual setting.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Current legislation
  • Bacteria and viruses
  • Common illnesses and diseases
  • Causes and spread of infection
  • The principles of infection prevention and control in Early Years
  • Cleaning equipment, toy decontamination and waste management
  • Preventatives, precautions and protective equipment
  • Policies and procedures for reporting illness or disease
  • Personal hygiene
  • Health, safety and risk assessment

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: 1 day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 4 hours

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.