SSD Cleaning & Disinfection

CD01 - PPE for the Wash Area

Contributes 30 minutes to your CPD

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Course Details:

Complete overview of PPE for the SSD wash area. Understand why we wear it and how it protects you. Full explanations of how to correctly put on your PPE and how to remove it safely. 

You will be provided with a short presentation, followed by an assessment. 

If you achieve 80% or more, you will pass the course, and will receive a printable certificate to place in your training records.

If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident. 


This course will provide learners with a full understanding of PPE requirements for the decontamination wash area and the importance of PPE for staff working in this area. 


Learners will:

  • Understand the importance of wash area PPE.
  • Understand the different elements of PPE required to work in the wash area. 
  • Correctly put on the required PPE in order.
  • Correctly remove the PPE in order. 

Learning Outcomes:

The learner will be able to: 

  • Explain the importance of wash area PPE.
  • Explain the required pieces of PPE to work in the wash area. 
  • Explain how to put on the PPE in the correct order.
  • Explain how to remove PPE and dispose of the PPE correctly including removing gloves.