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Beauty Therapy Infection Control Level 2 (VTQ)

Learn about Infection Control in the Beauty Industry and aid yourself and others in the fight against infection.
CPD Certified Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Beauty Therapy Infection Control Level 2 (VTQ) at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 26 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Videos include subtitles
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Online Course: £24.95 + VAT

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. We can also provide a free practice certificate to place on the wall of your business to show your clients you are all trained.

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.

We also offer a video online Beauty Therapy First Aid course which is ideal for anyone working in the Beauty Industry.

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 ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Injection treatments
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Massage
  • Hairdressers 
  • Ear Piercing

This course comes with 2.0 hrs (3.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hours and 26 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

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 ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

For full details of the contents of our online course please visit our Beauty Therapy Infection Control training site.

  •  Introduction
    • Introductory Infection Control Training
    • What are Blood Borne Pathogens?
    • Infection Control Legislation
    • The chain of infection
  • Types of Blood-Borne Diseases
    • HIV and AIDS
    • Hepatitis B Virus
    • Hepatitis C Virus
    • Skin Diseases
    • Other Viruses
  • Infection and Work Practice Controls
    • Cross Infection
    • Reducing Risk
    • Body Fluid Cleanup Procedures
    • Hazardous Disposal Procedures
    • Glove Removal and Disposal
    • Hand Hygiene
    • Exposure Incident
    • Safe Injection Practices
    • Testing and Counselling