Course Content

This is a basic level course

This presentation is a guide to the basics of effective infection control.  It is covers areas that are extermely topical in the current situation. It gives an overview of legislation, sources of support and practical advice to share with staff and volunteers of your organisation.  The presentation can be used as a stand alone or watched with other sessions on risk management.

By the end of the session you will:

  • Understand the Principles & Requirements of Infection Control.
  • Understand How the Chain of Infection Works
  • Know the Main Types of Infection
  • Understand Effective Hand washing, Principles & Practice.
  • Know What is Required for Cleaning & Disinfecting
  • Understand Effective Use of PPE.
  • Understand the Principles of Good Food Hygiene


The presentation is aimed at managers/trustees that have to ensure that others are using best practice to control infections in the workplace when dealing with clients/members of the public and volunteers/staff to learn about infection control best practice.

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We aim to provide as much free, accessible material as possible. DCA offers courses free or at lower cost where we have obtained funding or sponsorship Some resources are offered on a paid-for basis so that we can cover our costs and continue to provide this material to community groups, charities or social companies. We are able to offer a lower price to DCA members because of the membership fees they have paid. (Please do not click on the discounted rate unless you are sure that your organisation is a member.) On average a course costs us about £300 to create and your support is appreciated. You can donate any amount towards our work using the link below or sponsor our work through a partnership agreement which has benefits for both organisations. We are a registered charity and our number is 1060910.