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Short Course in Basic Airborne Infection Prevention and Control - Contact Tuition


Tel: 087 821 1109

E-mail: Annatjie Peters <>

Address: P.O. Box 75324, Lynnwood Ridge, 0040

Who Should Enrol

Infection control personnel, occupational health nurse, occupational health and safety personnel facility maintenance personnel, environmental health practitioners; TB coordinators, quality assurance coordinators, facility, district and provincial managers, clinicians working in TB and HIV&AIDS programmes, architects, engineers and people working for infrastructure departments.

Course Design


Course Content

After completing this course, the participants should be able to:

  • Explain Infection Control

  • Develop a facility specific TB infection control policy.

  • Design and describe facility specific administrative procedures for patients.

  • Design and describe facility specific administrative operating procedures for staff.

  • Develop a facility specific TB infection control policy.

  • Define and describe various environmental TB IPC measures.

  • Describe various ventilation and disinfection mechanisms for enclosed spaces.

  • Describe basic requirements for safe sputum collection.

  • Differentiate between natural and mechanical ventilation.

  • Describe how to conduct different measurements for airflow.

  • Define UVGI

  • Describe contents of an effective respiratory protection programme.

  • Describe how to conduct a fit test and a fit check.

  • Explain steps to follow when donning a respirator.

  • Explain the HACCP process.

  • Describe how to conduct a risk assessment

  • Translate risk assessment outcomes into risk management plans

  • Develop M&E processes from the risk management plan


Participants are assessed through means of a multiple-choice questionnaire.


Will be awarded according to the specific accreditation of the specific registration body


After successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded a certificate of completion by the Foundation for Professional Development.


R 2 760.00 (incl. VAT) The Course fee excludes all participating travel and accommodation costs.

Limited spaces are available. To avoid disappointment, please book early.

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