PPE (COVID-19) Essentials eLearning course

PPE is used in all areas of industry to protect employees from hazards. In health and social care PPE is worn to protect employees and the people being cared for and supported. Whilst PPE is covered in Infection Prevention and Control, there has been an increased focus on PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This online training course aims to increase the awareness of PPE in social care. It covers how to correctly use it (including "donning and doffing") to keep everyone as safe as possible.

  • What is PPE?
  • When is PPE used?
  • How to choose the right PPE
  • The right way to put on and take off PPE?
  • Storing, handling, wearing and disposing of PPE
  • Legislation and legal responsibilities
  • Special situations
This online training 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 PPE.We offer our courses for your LMS as SCORM files. Depending on the scope of what you need there may be a charge for this. Please connect to discuss it with us.
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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PPE (COVID-19) Essentials eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the PPE (COVID-19) Essentials course

At the end of this online learning you will:

  • Understand the term PPE
  • Identify different types of PPE
  • Understand when PPE is used
  • Know how to correctly put on and take off PPE
  • Link PPE and infection control
  • Identify relevant legislation
  • Know where to find more information

Already have an LMS? Add this course to your platform as a SCORM file.

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As a leading eLearning platform provider, Grey Matter Learning recognises the importance of accessibility in learning. We are proud to have integrated Recite, an innovative tool that enables learners to access eLearning content more easily, regardless of their abilities. With Recite, learners can benefit from text-to-speech in over 65 languages, colour contrast adjustments, and translation of over 100 languages, to enhance their learning experience.

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.