COVID – Coronavirus Essentials eLearning course

This online Covid-19 training course provides employees and staff with the essentials you need to know, together with links to the latest government, Care Quality Commission (CQC) and NHS updates.

Our Coronavirus (COVID) Online Training course is tailored to provide you with essential knowledge and skills to navigate these challenging times with confidence. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about unprecedented changes and challenges, impacting individuals and communities worldwide. As we continue to adapt to this new normal, being equipped with the latest information, best practices, and safety protocols becomes paramount.

Our COVID Online Training course offers a structured and up-to-date curriculum, designed to address the critical aspects of the pandemic. Whether you are a healthcare professional, caregiver, essential worker, or simply a concerned individual, this course is your gateway to staying safe and safeguarding others.

  • What is Coronavirus and COVID-19?
  • Signs and symptoms
  • How it is spread
  • Protecting yourself and others
  • What to do if you or someone you know has symptoms
  • What to do if you think someone has been exposed
  • Testing and self isolating
  • Waste disposal and laundry
  • General advice for safety
  • CQC Guidance
This Covid Essentials online course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about COVID-19.
This course will take 30 minutes to complete.

You can access this Health and Social Care online course as part of the Unlimited Care Package, which includes 130+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform. Starting from just £3, access unlimited learning in one simple subscription.

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COVID – Coronavirus Essentials eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the COVID – Coronavirus Essentials course

By the end of the course, you will:

  • Understand what COVID-19 is
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of COVID-19
  • Keep yourself and others as safe as possible
  • Reduce the risk of infection
  • Follow NHS guidance on hand hygiene
  • Find the latest government guidance
  • Know how to identify fake news and where to get factual information

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These tools can help to make learning more inclusive and accessible for learners with visual or hearing impairments, as well as those who speak different languages. By incorporating Recite into our website and Click eLearning platform, we are able to provide our carers with a comprehensive and accessible training solution that helps to promote learning outcomes for all learners.