ITEC Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Complementary Therapies and Sports Massage

ITEC Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Complementary Therapies and Sports Massage


Qualification
International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC)
Level 2 Award

Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Complementary Therapies and Sports Massage – ITEC Level 2 Award

This new Infection Prevention (COVID-19) qualification from ITEC is informed by national and international guidelines in relation to COVID-19. It has been designed to give new and established therapists a thorough understanding of the role of infection prevention in relation to COVID-19, across the industry.

The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge and understanding of how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and how to work safely. You will also develop knowledge on the importance of social responsibility and  the causes, transmission and effects of COVID-19. In addition you will learn methods used to control transmission, such as correct hand hygiene and the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). You will also gain an understanding of the safe working practices required to protect yourself and your clients.

Approved by Ofqual, this award will offer additional proof that you are carrying out safe practices at all times. This also provides evidence for local boroughs, insurance providers and employers.


Course Details – Infection Prevention (COVID-19)

This award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for complementary therapies and sports massage is a theory based qualification. It is available as a home study course. On completion of this unit, you will understand the following:

  • the causes, transmission and effects of COVID-19
  • social responsibility for the complementary therapy and sports massage sectors, particularly in relation to COVID-19
  • the controls necessary to prevent the spread of COVID-19
  • the importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Hand Hygiene and Personal Hygiene in the prevention of COVID-19
  • potential hazards and risks and also the workplace procedures necessary to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the complementary therapy/sports massage environment
  • decontamination and waste management processes relevant to complementary therapies and sports massage

The course is divided into 6 on-line modules (slide presentations). Additionally, you will receive a workbook to help with your revision and exam preparation.

You will complete the course entirely online, from home. No attendance of the training centre is required.


Who Can Attend?

There are no pre-requirements to complete this qualification.

Existing Therapists

If you are a therapist working or recently qualified in the complementary therapy sector and looking to gain knowledge to work safely with COVID-19 in mind, this qualification is an excellent progression course. In addition, you can demonstrate to prospective clients and/or employers your commitment to professionalism.

The ITEC Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for complementary therapies and sports massage is a knowledge-based qualification available online. Not only must complementary therapists understand the COVID-19 infection prevention methods required in the working environment but it is also vital to maintain high levels of health and safety in the provision of services.

Also ideal for clinic owners/employers to enable you to implement safe policies and train your staff in Covid-Secure measures and ways of working in practice.

Student Therapists

It is now mandatory to undertake the ITEC Level 2 Infection Prevention qualification in light of the recent pandemic. You must completed the Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention qualification in order to attain your chosen subjectFor all students undertaking ITEC qualifications, such as on the following courses

The qualification is the only award on the Ofqual register. As a result it is compulsory, even if you have completed something similar elsewhere.


Examination

The assessment for this qualification is a multiple-choice question paper which you can sit remotely from home, using the ITEC portal and Zoom. Once completed, you must book a date/time to complete your online, multiple choice exam   – Infection prevention (COVID-19) for complementary therapies and sports massage – ITEC Examination.

ITEC Exam Fees – £25.00 (+VAT)


Recognition by Professional Associations

Widely accepted by most Professional Bodies


More Information

Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Complementary Therapies and Sports Massage – ITEC Level 2 Award

This course is FREE of charge, only exam fees to pay once the course is complete.

As this is a home study course there are no timetabled start dates. You can begin this course anytime! Upon booking this course you will have 24/7 online access to the learning resources, including the workbook, and you can then work your way through the course at your own pace.

You can complete this qualification in as little as 4-6 hours.

 


To book on the course please use the following link

Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Complementary Therapies and Sports Massage

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