Diploma in Disinfection Basics at QLS Level 3

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By Endorsed by "Quality Licence Scheme"
Guided Learning Hour 100 Guided Learning Hours (100)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 7 Number of Modules 7
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What Will I Learn?

Gain insight into the waterborne pathogens
Learn the disinfection rules
Understand Halogen and chlorine and their role in disinfection
Have a clear understanding of alternative disinfectants
Learn about respiratory protection and its importance in disinfecting


The Diploma in Disinfection Basics at QLS Level 3 course is designed to cover the fundamental principles of water disinfection.  Disinfection refers to the process of cleaning something, especially with a chemical, in order to destroy or control bacteria and viruses. Not all bacteria and viruses can be destroyed by disinfection. However, it can be used to control bacteria and viruses from spreading. Disinfection method is mostly practiced within hospitals, households, collection systems and in public health. Disinfection can be used for various purposes within these sectors, however, the goal of destroying and controlling bacteria and viruses remain the same.

Disinfection is an important concept that is essential in various aspects of life. From medical purposes to household purposes, disinfection plays a huge role in destroying and controlling bacteria and viruses. It has become mandatory for professionals in the medical, collection, water supply and public health industries to have mastered the basics of disinfection in order to perform their duties and responsibilities effectively.

The Diploma in Disinfection Basics at QLS Level 3 is mainly designed to provide these professionals and individuals interested in this field with the basic principles of disinfection. The course will give learners insight into waterborne pathogens and the disinfection rules. They will learn about Halogen and chlorine and their role in disinfection. Have a clear understanding of alternative disinfectants and respiratory Protection and the importance of disinfection.

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. 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 3 against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why Choose Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Collection System professionals
  • Water Supply professionals
  • Public Health professionals
  • Medical professionals
  • Entry requirements
  • Access Duration
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Endorsed by
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Other benefits
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
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.

In order to complete the Diploma in Disinfection Basics at QLS 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.

While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your Quality Licence Scheme certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Diploma in Disinfection Basics at QLS Level 3 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Course Code: QLS-04877

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Once you successfully completed the Diploma in Disinfection Basics at QLS Level 3, you will gain knowledge and skills that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this completion you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner is given below.

  • Doctors - £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
  • 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
  • Eligible for  TOTUM discount card

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

01. Waterborne Pathogens
Waterborne Pathogens
02. Disinfection
Disinfection Rules
03. Halogen Section
Halogen Section
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief
☑ Submit Your Assignment
04. Chlorine Section
Chlorine Section
05. Alternative Disinfectants
Alternative Disinfectants
06. Respiratory Protection Section
Respiratory Protection Section
07. Laboratory Analysis
Laboratory Analysis
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Exam Quiz

Students feedback


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    J F

    Jessica Forsyth

    February 27, 2019
    Diploma in Disinfection Basics

    This course was mostly good, accessible and straightforward to understand, giving enough detailed information to make you think you are learning.

    K N

    Kaden Nash

    January 17, 2019
    Very Good Course

    A Very good course with good context and plenty of information. I was able to lean a lot, and would highly recommend this course to anyone.

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