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Understanding Infection Control for Tattooists and Piercing Professionals

Level 2 / ABC Awards / PI212

The Understanding Infection Control for Tattooists and Piercing Professionals course aims to provide the learner with the knowledge on how to prevent and control infections in a tattoo parlour or piercing studio.

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Course Description

The Understanding Infection Control for Tattooists and Piercing Professionals has been written for learners who are currently working  or wish to work in the future in a tattoo or piercing studio and need to understand the prevention and control of infection. 

The information provide in the course aims to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills they need to contribute to the prevention and control of infection. The course will explore key areas in relation to the infection control and how these specifically relate to a tattooist or piercing specialist. 

The course will also cover basic knowledge on infections and infection management in order to provide the learner with an understanding of infection control in a general sense. 

To be awarded the Certificate in Infection Control for Tattooists and Piercing Professionals, learners are required to successfully complete all five modules.

Modules

Module 1 – The roles, responsibilities and legislation relating to the prevention and control of infection
Module 2 – The principles of infection prevention and control
Module 3 – Cause and spread of infection
Module 4 – Cleaning, decontamination and waste management
Module 5 – Health and hygiene for tattooists and professionals who pierce the skin

Previous Knowledge Required

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take the Understanding Infection Control for Tattooists and Piercing Professionals course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to increase their knowledge in the area of infection control and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start the Understanding Infection Control for Tattooists and Piercing Professionals course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support. 

Although no previous knowledge is required learners may wish to study this course alongside the Business Start-Up Course as it can help with an aspiring tattoo artist or piercing specialist who are looking to set-up their own business. Don’t forget, you can bundle this course with another course to receive an £80 discount from the total!

Assessment

Learners are required to complete a tutor marked assignment at the end of each module. This assignment requires learners to use various techniques to form arguments and conclusions including: analysing data, understanding different approaches and forming theories based on evidence. 

Upon successful completion of the 5 modules, learners will receive their Certificate in Understanding Infection Control for Tattooists and Piercing Professionals course.

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the modules the learner has completed as part of the course). 

The course itself has been designed by NCC Resources Limited to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process. 

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Understanding Infection Control for Tattooists and Piercing Professionals course. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have during your Understanding Infection Control for Tattooists and Piercing Professionals course. Additionally our Help Desk will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone. 

The course comes with 12 months tutor support to complete in however you are able to study at your own pace and can complete the course in a shorter period if required. 

Your tutor is there to assess any submitted work and provide feedback alongside answering any questions or queries you have during your studies.

course description

Course Description

The Understanding Infection Control for Tattooists and Piercing Professionals has been written for learners who are currently working  or wish to work in the future in a tattoo or piercing studio and need to understand the prevention and control of infection. 

The information provide in the course aims to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills they need to contribute to the prevention and control of infection. The course will explore key areas in relation to the infection control and how these specifically relate to a tattooist or piercing specialist. 

The course will also cover basic knowledge on infections and infection management in order to provide the learner with an understanding of infection control in a general sense. 

To be awarded the Certificate in Infection Control for Tattooists and Piercing Professionals, learners are required to successfully complete all five modules.

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge Required

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take the Understanding Infection Control for Tattooists and Piercing Professionals course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to increase their knowledge in the area of infection control and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start the Understanding Infection Control for Tattooists and Piercing Professionals course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support. 

Although no previous knowledge is required learners may wish to study this course alongside the Business Start-Up Course as it can help with an aspiring tattoo artist or piercing specialist who are looking to set-up their own business. Don’t forget, you can bundle this course with another course to receive an £80 discount from the total!

assessment

Assessment

Learners are required to complete a tutor marked assignment at the end of each module. This assignment requires learners to use various techniques to form arguments and conclusions including: analysing data, understanding different approaches and forming theories based on evidence. 

Upon successful completion of the 5 modules, learners will receive their Certificate in Understanding Infection Control for Tattooists and Piercing Professionals course.

support

Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Understanding Infection Control for Tattooists and Piercing Professionals course. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have during your Understanding Infection Control for Tattooists and Piercing Professionals course. Additionally our Help Desk will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone. 

The course comes with 12 months tutor support to complete in however you are able to study at your own pace and can complete the course in a shorter period if required. 

Your tutor is there to assess any submitted work and provide feedback alongside answering any questions or queries you have during your studies.

modules

Modules

Module 1 – The roles, responsibilities and legislation relating to the prevention and control of infection
Module 2 – The principles of infection prevention and control
Module 3 – Cause and spread of infection
Module 4 – Cleaning, decontamination and waste management
Module 5 – Health and hygiene for tattooists and professionals who pierce the skin

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the modules the learner has completed as part of the course). 

The course itself has been designed by NCC Resources Limited to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process. 

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.