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Control of Cross-Contamination Course

This half-day Control of Cross-Contamination Course has been designed to meet the requirements of individuals looking to improve their knowledge of cross-contamination control in the cleaning industry.


Candidates will learn best practice techniques for infection prevention as well as how to prevent a breakout from occurring or spreading. It ensures that the operative will be at no risk from working in the area of a potential breakout.

About the course

The Control of Cross-Contamination course is suitable for anyone involved in, or who would like to gain an understanding of infection prevention in the cleaning industry.


Candidates who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of attendance from the Institute.

Course aims

Candidates who complete this course will have:

  • knowledge of best practice techniques relating to infection prevention
  • an understanding of how to prevent a breakout from occurring or spreading

Who is the course for?

This course is for individuals at all levels who are responsible for cleaning to provide an understanding of infection prevention and the role the cleaning operative plays in preventing breakouts in the workplace.

Method of study

The course uses a combination of practical and written methods of study.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course candidates will be able to:

  1. Confidently apply best practice techniques to deal with infection prevention
  2. Prevent infection breakouts from occurring or spreading in the workplace
  3. Keep operatives and others safe in the workplace


The candidate will be issued with a certificate of attendance upon completion.


We currently have the following dates available to book onto the Control of Cross-Contamination course, which will take place at the BBS Training Centre in Northampton.


2020 Course dates:


Other steps:

For more dates or to discuss on-site training at your premises please contact:
BBS on +44 (0)1604 678712 or email