Learn about Infection Control in the Beauty Industry
Infection control systems are very important in the beauty industry to protect the client and worker from potentially harmful pathogens that could be transferred during treatments. This course covers the basics of what the risks are and how to reduce the risk of contamination through direct and indirect methods. Anyone can take this course, whether you work alone or as part of a large salon.
This course covers the possible dangers that you could come across and how with basic good practice you will keep safe and increase the trust with your clients.
Learn about the risks that bloodborne pathogens post, the types of infection and what workplace controls you can put into place to reduce your risks. Infection control not only protects you but will also give your clients more confidence in using your services when they see your wall certificate and improved infection control practices.
This course comes with 3.0 hrs of CPD The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a National MedicAid Certificate.
- Introductory Infection Control Training
- What are Blood Borne Pathogens?
- Infection Control Legislation
- The chain of infection
- HIV and AIDS
- Hepatitis B Virus
- Hepatitis C Virus
- Skin Diseases
- Other Viruses
- Cross Infection
- Reducing Risk
- Body Fluid Clean-up Procedures
- Hazardous Disposal Procedures
- Glove Removal and Disposal
- Hand Hygiene
- Exposure Incident
- Safe Injection Practices
- Testing and Counselling