The aim of this unit is to develop the your knowledge and understanding of how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and how to work safely. You will develop knowledge on the importance of social responsibility, the causes, transmission and effects of COVID-19, and the 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 in the beauty salon or nail bar to protect yourself and your clients.
On completion of this unit, you will:
LO1 Understand the causes, transmission and effects of COVID-19
LO2 Understand social responsibility for the beauty therapy and nail services sector in relation to COVID-19
LO3 Understand the controls necessary to prevent the spread of COVID-19
LO4 Understand the importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Hand Hygiene and Personal Hygiene in the prevention of COVID-19
LO5 Understand potential hazards and risks and the workplace procedures necessary to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the beauty salon/nail bar
LO6 Understand decontamination and waste management processes relevant to beauty therapy and nail services