COVID-19 – Close Contact Workers

COVID-19 – Close Contact Workers

£20 + VAT

This COVID-19 Close Contact course will highlight the use of face coverings in a close contact environment and that wearing one is now mandatory in indoor public places so that protection of others is increased and the possibility of transmission is decreased. You will learn the face covering is designed to protect others and that the wearing of a face covering should be encouraged by all who work within a close contact setting and all who visit it, and the correct use of a face covering is vital.

All about this course

Our COVID-19 Close Contact course is suitable for anyone working in a close contact working environment.

You will learn the importance of effective risk assessments for close contact workers with regard to the COVID-19 and also consider the ways of preventing the spread of the virus in a close contact environment.

You will learn that working safely during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic has become very important in a close contact setting.

Therefore it is even more important due to the nature of the roles being carried out and the people with whom employees are interacting with to be safe and cautious.

In our COVID-19 Close Contact course you will learn that it is vital when working with people in close proximity that everyone is aware of the procedures in place to ensure safety.

Businesses must inform their clients of existing guidance and how they can help keep themselves safe.

Use of face coverings is now mandatory in indoor public places so that protection of others is increased and the possibility of transmission is decreased. You will learn the face covering is designed to protect others, which is particularly pertinent in the case of COVID-19 where many cases are asymptomatic.

In this course you will consider that the wearing of face covering should be encouraged by all who work within a close contact setting and all who visit it, and the correct use of a face covering is vital.

The information provided in this course is directly in-line with government recommendations and is therefore subject to review and amendment at regular intervals.

This course is suitable for sports and massage therapists, tattooists and piercers, hair dresses, beauty therapists, funeral directors, gym workers and spa workers.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

Fully CPD registered
Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
Fully printed certificate posted next day
Suitable for close contact workers in a range of jobs
Covers all required legislation and practices
Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

Unit 1 – Introduction – This unit is designed to provide an introduction to COVID-19, where it is believed to have originated from and the impact it has had so far globally, especially on the economy and education. The unit will finish by explaining the latest Government guidance for COVID-19.
Unit 2 – Identifying and assessing risks to close contact workers – In this unit you will look at the importance of effective risk assessments for close contact workers with regard to COVID-19 and that in a close contact setting, the individuals who work there may be more likely to be infected with COVID-19 as there is increased risk of coming into contact with an infected client/customer.
Unit 3 – Symptoms of COVID-19 – This unit will look at the different symptoms experienced from the virus and why some people are more affected than others. You will also learn about people who have had COVID-19 and the handful of consistent symptoms between individuals, both in adults and children.
Unit 4 – Preventing the spread of COVID-19 – In this unit you will look at possible ways of minimising and preventing the spread of Coronavirus. You will learn the concept of social distancing and in keeping a safe space between people so that the virus has less chance to transmit from one person to another. As well as learning who maybe more at risk.
Unit 5 – Keeping clients safe – In this unit of our COVID-19 Close Contact course you will learn that the wearing of a face covering should be encouraged by all who work within a close contact setting and all who visit it, and the correct use of a face covering is vital. The face covering should fit snugly over the mouth and the nose and should not be touched when it is on the face.
Unit 6 – The new normal – In this unit you will look at the impact the virus has had so far on society and consider the ‘new normal’ that all of us will need to face. You will also look at the ways in which you can support your wellbeing and mental health.