Environmental Infection Control and Management

This 1-day course aims to equip participants with knowledge and skills to perform cleaning and disinfection of non-healthcare premises to combat COVID-19 and other potential diseases such as H1N1, MERS, HFMD, etc.

In the first part of the course, participants will gain an overview of infectious diseases and principles of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Participants will also learn about the infection prevention and control, consideration in selection of appropriate PPE , the procedures in donning and doffing PPE and hand hygiene.

Cleaning and disinfection in non-hospital settings will be covered in the second half of the course. This will include general principles of cleaning and disinfection, MOH guidelines for cleaning and disinfection and environmental cleaning processes.

Topic covered include:

  • Principles for the use of PPE
  • Types of PPE and their purpose
  • PPE recommendations for COVID-19 in non-hospital settings
  • Sequence for donning and doffing PPE
  • Proper disposal of used PPE
  • Good hygiene practices when using PPE
  • General Principles of cleaning & decontamination (high touch/low touch, risk assessment matrix)
  • MOH guidelines for cleaning & decontamination
  • Environmental cleaning process - general cleaning, disinfection
  • Sequence of cleaning & washdown routes
  • Choice of disinfectants & active reagents

Who should attend?

  • General cleaners
  • Cleaning Supervisors
  • Cleaning Operation Executives
  • Environment Health & Safety Specialist
  • Facility Management Supervisors
  • Facility Management Executives 

Certification

Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 80% of the attendance.

Course Date

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Course Duration

This is a 1 day course that includes the following:

1. Demonstration and Practical for Donning and Doffing of PPE

2. Cleaning and Disinfection for non-healthcare facilities.

3. Focus Group Discussions

4. Assessment

Course Venue

RP ACE @ Woodlands 


Full Course Fee (Others)    Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above    SME-employed Singapore Citizens & SPR  Singapore Citizens aged below 40 OR Singapore PR
$358.45 $35.85    $40.54  $107.54 

*Course fees accurate as of 13 May 2020, subject to review.

From 1 July 2020, Workfare Training Scheme (WTS) and fee subsidy under WTS will cease. WTS will be replaced by Workfare Skills Support Scheme (WSS). For more information on WSS, please refer to https://www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-skills-support-scheme-individuals.html.

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course Is subject to sufficient number of participants.

All information is accurate at time publishing.

Last updated on 29 Jun 2021

Need more help?

If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education.  

Fees quoted are inclusive of GST. Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fees and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to a sufficient number of participants. All information is accurate at time of publishing.