VTCT (ITEC)Infection prevention (COVID-19) for beauty therapy and nail services
This qualification is informed by national and international guidelines in relation to COVID-19.
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 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.
Who is tis qualifcation for?
- The VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Beauty Therapy and Nail Services is a knowledge-based qualification aimed at beauty therapists and nail technicians, who need to understand the COVID-19 infection prevention methods required in order to maintain high levels of health and safety in the provision of their services to clients.
An Internationally Recognised Qualification
This qualification is a prerequisite for ALL VTCT (ITEC) qualifications
This qualification covers
The mandatory unit:
• Infection prevention (COVID-19) for beauty therapy and nail services
Throughout this qualification, 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 order to protect yourself and your clients.
What could this qualification lead to?
The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare you to progress to further qualifications within your chosen discipline with an understanding of the role of infection prevention in relation to COVID-19. It also provides you with personal growth and engagement, as the infection prevention techniques covered, such as hand hygiene, are applicable to everyday life.
Course Length - How long will it take you to be qualified?
- 5 hours
Our focus is on how YOU will progress. From learning to being qualified, to being employed or self EMPLOYED!
There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that learners must have prior to undertaking this qualification. It is the responsibility of the centre to ensure that learners have the required knowledge and understanding to enrol and successfully achieve this qualification.
Online Theory and Course work
Download the workbook when you have enrolled through the website
What you will need to do now
- Pay the fee through the website
- enrol and start
Please note: lost certificates or certificates that need to be amended will incur a fee of £50 payable to VTCT