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Tattoo Infection Control

Infection control for Tattooists

Tattoo Infection Control at a glance

  • 1-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 16 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
£24.95 + VAT

Sample Video: Introduction to Infection Control for Tattoo

If you are working in any aspect of the Tattooists industry or Body Piercing, you will need to have an understanding of many different aspects of infection control to keep you and your clients safe. Blood Borne Pathogens can be spread with needles and other items of equipment you use and there is a requirement to have basic training in correct infection control technique.

This course covers the possible dangers that you could come across and how with basic good practice you will keep safe and increase the trust with your clients.

  • Tattooists
  • Body Piercing 
  • Botox Injection
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Massage
  • Hairdressers 
  • Ear Piercing

This course comes with 3.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 16 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Introduction
    • Introductory Infection Control Training
    • What are Blood Borne Pathogens?
    • Infection Control Legislation
    • The chain of infection
  • Types of Blood-Borne Diseases
    • HIV and AIDS
    • Hepatitis B Virus
    • Hepatitis C Virus
    • Skin Diseases
    • Other Viruses
  • Infection and Work Practice Controls
    • Cross Infection
    • Reducing Risk
    • Body Fluid Cleanup Procedures
    • Hazardous Disposal Procedures
    • Glove Removal and Disposal
    • Hand Hygiene
    • Exposure Incident
    • Clean Technique Tattoos
    • Safe Injection Practices
    • Testing and Counselling
  • Infection Control Student Manual V7.0
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • Dechoker Leaflet - for emergency choking treatment
  • Essentials of health and safety at work link to HSE website
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • HSE 5 steps to Risk Assessing link to HSE website
  • HSE guide to COSHH
  • Health and Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations 2013
  • How to use the Dechoker in emergency choking treatment poster
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • LifePoint AED Leaflet - Full feature for just £795 plus VAT
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • Link to the HSE website
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Step by Step Guide to COSHH HSE Guide - Link to HSE website
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet

What People are Saying

“The course was educational and informative and is clear in explaining infection control for both client and yourself ”

- joyce from CA

“Excellent and informative. Highly recommended.”

- Oliver from South Yorkshire