COVID-19 Awareness

COVID-19 Awareness

£5 + VAT

This COVID-19 course will help give you more insight into what is happening globally in the world, what rules are in place and how we can protect each other. After completing this course you will have a better understanding of what Coronavirus is, who it affects and how we can begin to go back to work in the safest possible way.

All about this course

This course will give a general overview to everything we know about COVID-19, from who is more at risk, the lockdown measures in place in the UK, right through to what the ‘new normal’ is. In 2020 the global pandemic created by COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, has impacted the way of life of almost every person on the globe. Our course explains what COVID-19 is, methods to prevent infection and how staff should put in place special measures when returning to work in order to reduce risks.

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
Covers all up to date knowledge
Gain more insight into COVID-19
Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

Unit 1 – Introduction to COVID – 19 – 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. There will be some current statistics to show where the pandemic has been felt most severely including rates of infection, recovery and death.
Unit 2 – Identifying and Assessing Risks – In this unit you will look at the importance of effective risk assessment with regard to COVID-19 and consider ways of preventing the spread of the virus. It will consider what some of the main risk factors are for developing COVID-19 and give some examples of why risk assessment evaluations are needed and how a risk assessment can take place.
Unit 3 – Symptoms of COVID-19 – This unit will look at the different symptoms experienced from the virus and what the risk categories are for different groups of individuals. The unit also considers what measures need to be carried out when someone has been identified as having COVID-19 or they believe that they have its symptoms.
Unit 4 – Preventing the spread of COVID-19 – In this unit you will look at possible ways of minimising and preventing the spread of COVID-19. It starts with an exploration of social distancing and self-isolation and why these are important before looking in more detail at specific ways of preventing the spread of the virus both in workplaces and for the general public. PPE, hand washing, personal hygiene and effective cleaning will be covered in detail.
Unit 5 – Working From Home and In The Workplace –This unit will look at safe measures when working from home and in the workplace. It must be kept in mind that the information that is being given to employers is being amended and updated all the time and so some details may be subject to change.
Unit 6 – The New Normal – In the final unit you will look at the impact the virus has had, so far, on society in general and consider the ‘new normal’ that all of us will need to face. It will give information about ‘flattening the curve’ and how this relates to COVID-19’s R number. There will be information about lifting restrictions and about the latest statistics concerning infection and death rates, all of which is subject to continual amendment.