COVID-19 In Schools

COVID-19 In Schools

£20 + VAT

Our COVID-19 in Schools course is perfect for staff working in the school environment, you will explore the importance of effective risk assessment in schools for COVID-19. You will also explore the possible ways of minimising and preventing the spread of COVID-19, as well as the procedures schools will need to adopt in order to provide a safe environment for children and teachers.

All about this course

Our COVID-19 in Schools course is suitable for anyone working in a school environment.

You will explore where COVID-19 is believed to have originated from and the impact that it has had so far on the world.

You will learn the importance of effective COVID-19 risk assessments in schools and how risk assessments must be carried out in order to ensure that school settings remain safe, staff and children are protected and that schools can stay open which will help prevent further disruption to children’s education.

You will consider the ways to manage confirmed cases of coronavirus in schools, as well as the key measures that every school setting should have in place, including protecting students and staff who are more vulnerable and class bubbles.

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

On completion of this course, you will feel you have gained a greater understanding of coronavirus, how to carry out a risk assessment, the symptoms of COVID-19 and the new normal that all of us must face.

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
Up to date information in regards to COVID-19
Suitable for staff working in schools
Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
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 – In this unit you will look at the importance of effective risk assessments in schools with regard to COVID-19 and that in any setting where there are children, risk assessments must be carried out in order to ensure that the setting remains safe, not just for children but also for the people with who work in the building as well.
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 that changes have been made to both indoor and outdoor spaces to encourage children to spread out rather than gather in one space. Older children will be discouraged from skin to skin contact with other children.
Unit 5 – Actions for schools during COVID-19 – In this unit of our COVID-19 in Schools course you will learn that although the risk of COVID-19 is very low for children, it remains important that safe working in school settings is a priority for management so that no one is unnecessarily exposed to the virus and that children and staff who are vulnerable are provided with the extra protection that they need.
Unit 6 – The new normal – In this unit you will look at the impact the virus has had so far on society, in particular in childcare and school settings, and consider the ‘new normal’ that all of us will need to face. You will recap on the different lifting of restriction phases we have had so far this year.