The decontamination labs feature a range of decontamination and infection control equipment.
Is this course for you?
This programme is suited for individuals currently in a management position dealing with engineering aspects of an organisation’s decontamination equipment and day to day operational management.
It would also be applicable to the Competent Person (Decontamination), CP(D), wishing to progress their career.
To enable the AP(D) to perform day-to-day operational duties and to be effective in the management of engineering aspects of an organisation’s decontamination equipment.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- Explain and use relevant guidance and standards for decontamination equipment
- Explain the procedures for risk management, risk assessment and safe systems of work, including permits to work and adverse incident reporting
- Explain the role of the AP(D) and describe their relationship to other roles in the management of decontamination
- Demonstrate internal auditing of periodic test reports in conjunction with contract requirements
- Explain how to procure equipment and manage through-life support
- Identify acceptance criteria for the installation, operational and performance qualification testing to relevant specifications
Prerequisite to attending the course
This course assumes knowledge and experience of periodic testing of washer disinfectors and sterilizers prior to attending.
Delegates who are successful as an Authorised Person may wish to consider the next step in the progression for their career path and attend the Authorising Engineers Foundation programme.
Courses in our Estates and Facilities Management portfolio may also be valuable.
Eastwood Park, Falfield, was formerly the NHS national training centre for healthcare engineering and now, as an independent company, we are the leading provider of technical healthcare engineering training in the UK.
This course has City & Guilds accredited programme status.
Following a review of the new government guidance we want to reassure you that the essential training booked at Eastwood Park for the coming weeks is going ahead as planned.
We are operating a COVID-secure environment and will be seeking the co-operation of everyone attending to strictly adhere to these arrangements throughout their stay and we will continue to carefully monitor the situation.
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How long will you hold provisional bookings for?
Provisional bookings will be held for one week (7 days) from the date of booking.
As we are facing a high demand for course places, we kindly ask you to confirm your place as soon as possible.
If you do not confirm this booking within this period, unfortunately we cannot hold the place for you and the provisional booking request will be removed from the system.
What kind of decontamination training does Eastwood Park offer?
Eastwood Park offers decontamination courses that fit into 3 main categories – for operators, management courses and engineering validation and testing.
What course should I take if I’m new to decontamination?
Our Introduction to Decontamination (IDO) course is ideal for anyone who has a need to know about decontamination but who is not familiar with it, providing you with a broad, high-level understanding of the purpose and constraints on decontamination practices and in particular the role of the sterile services department (SSD) in the broader healthcare setting.
Do I need to bring any documents with me?
Your joining instructions will state whether you need to bring anything with you to your course.
How do I find out your course availability?
To book one of our courses, call our sales team on +44 (0)1454 262777. Alternatively fill out the enquiry form on our website, after which we will contact you as soon as possible.
What are your terms & conditions?
You can view and download our booking terms and conditions here.