Environmental Infection Control and Management in Non - Hospital Facilities (Refresher)

Course Date:
1st Run: 11 Jun 2019

2nd Run: 24 Sep 2019

Registration Period:
8 Apr 2019

Duration:
7 hours / 1 day

Time:
9am to 5pm (Tuesday)

Mode of Training:
Classroom

Venue:
Singapore Polytechnic


Course Introduction

This programme aims to provide an overview of the infection control measures and management means in non-hospital facilities. As such, it focuses on the principles of personal protective equipment and disinfection in the cleaning industry.


Course Objective

The refresher programme is intended for personnel who have been trained under the two-day programme on Environmental Infection Control and Management in Non-Hospital Facilities. The programme aims to refresh the participants on the overview of the infection control measures and management means in non-hospital facilities. The four learning objectives are:

  1. Understand Ebola Virus Disease
  2. Apply Principles of Personal Protective Equipment and Safety Procedures
  3. Demonstrate familiarisation in the donning and doffing of Personal Protective Equipment
  4. Understand Principles of Disinfection

Course Outline

The refresher programme on Environmental Infection Control and Management in Non-Hospital Facilities aims to refresh the participants on the overview of the infection control measures and management means in non-hospital facilities. This programme prepares the participants to be able to use appropriate PPE and cleaning chemicals to perform cleaning in public area in accordance to organisational procedures


Course Content & Structure

The refresher programme on Environmental Infection Control and Management in Non-Hospital Facilities aims to refresh the participants on the overview of the infection control measures and management means in non-hospital facilities. To accomplish this aim, the customised refresher course is a 7-hour programme that includes a summative assessment. The breakdown of the course components duration is shown below.

 Topic No. of Hours
Understanding Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)0.25
Principles of PPE for EVD operations0.25
Hand hygiene, donning and doffing procedure0.5
Ebola cleaning and decontamination2
Donning & Doffing of PPE2
Practical Assessment2
 Total Hours7

Suitable for

Personnel who has roles in environmental infection control and management, and who has attended the two-day course on Environmental Infection Control and Management in Non-Hospital Facilities.


Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Participants need to be physically fit to put on and remove Personal Protective Equipment, including the fit for a N95 mask.


Award / Certification / Accreditation

•Certificate of Attendance
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Performance
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the examination and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above3Aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month
$157.29
(incl. GST)
$59.29
(incl. GST)
$59.29
(incl. GST)
$34.79
(incl. GST)
$524.30
(incl. GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.
3 Under the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme. For more information on the scheme, click here.


Funding Incentives

1. SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Approved

Singaporeans and Singapore PRs are eligible for 70% course fee funding for registration with effect from 28 October 2017. This funding is applicable to both individual and company-sponsored participants. Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance and/or sit and pass any prescribed examinations/assessments or submit any course/project work (if any) under the course requirement.

Singaporeans aged 40 years and above will enjoy a 90% subsidy of course fee.

Funding Validity Period: Till 31 December 2020

2. SkillsFuture Credit** (SFC)

With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.

This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 60 days before the course commencement date.


Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses - elearning@sp.edu.sg
All other Courses - pace@sp.edu.sg
For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

Classroom

  • 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
  • Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
  • On or after date of commencement - No refund

E-Learning
There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.