Course Description

Diploma in Disinfection Basics - Level 3

Diploma in Disinfection Basics - Level 3 is a course run by South London College, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of 100 Guided Learning Hours. Diploma in Disinfection Basics - Level 3 gives a Course Qualification of Diploma. For more information about Diploma in Disinfection Basics - Level 3 at South London College, please review the details below.

Diploma in Disinfection Basics – Level 3 (Please Note: This Course is Based on USA Standards)

Disinfection is the process of clearing something to destroy or control bacteria and viruses from spreading. Disinfection is usually done by the use of chemicals and is an important concept that has to be followed by each and every single individual to lead a healthy and disease-free life. However, it is an even more important concept in industries such as healthcare, collection systems, water supply and public health industries to help professionals effectively carry about their day to day duties. Therefore, South London College has introduced this Diploma in Disinfection Basics – Level 4 (USA Standards) to help the interested parties develop a basic knowledge on disinfection.

This basics course will discuss about the various waterborne pathogens to understand their harmful nature. You will get in terms with the basic disinfection rules that will help you get rid of bacteria and virus, after which the course will educate you on Halogen, Chlorine and alternative disinfectants. This course will also guide you how to promote respiratory protection through proper disinfection. By the end of this course, you will have a significant knowledge on the basics of disinfection to put them into use when required.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa 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.

*South London College is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Global Edulink

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales.

Course Curriculum
01. Waterborne Pathogens
02. Disinfection
03. Halogen Section
04. Chlorine Section
05. Alternative Disinfectants
06. Respiratory Protection Section
07. Laboratory Analysis

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

Job seekers
Collection System professionals
Water Supply professionals
Public Health professionals
Medical professionals

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

In order to complete the Diploma in Disinfection Basics – Level 3 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.


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

Awarding body (Accreditation)

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Other benefits

Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
Save time and money on travel
Learn at your convenience and leisure
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25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
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The Diploma in Disinfection Basics - Level 3 course at South London College is listed in's national courses finder.
Training ProviderSouth London College
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationDiploma
Course Duration100 Guided Learning Hours
Course Fee149
Entry RequirementsLearners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT. A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
Carear PathDoctors - £50,804 per annum Registered Nurse - £23,668 per annum Collection System Operator Public Health Inspector Water Supply Supervisor Other jobs you can get Sterilisation Technician Water Resources Worker
Phone+44 203 884 3001
Course CodeQLS-04877
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35-37 Ludgate Hill, London, Dublin, United Kingdom. Eircode: EC4M 7JN

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