Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness

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Online, self-paced
4 hours
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1 year
No formal qualification
5 CPD hours / points
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  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness Course is designed to provide learners with up-to-date information and statistics regarding this novel coronavirus and the health and safety guidelines in place to reduce the risk of infection.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) is a new type of novel coronavirus with a much higher infection rate than normal flu. To make sure you are informed and fully protected from its health risks during the pandemic, this course will guide you through its possible causes, symptoms and infection control measures, introduced by UK government guidelines.

Through statistics and science-based knowledge, you will learn how the coronavirus outbreak began, how it spreads, and what its symptoms are. You will also learn how it affects different age groups and ethnic groups, with advice from official government guidelines.

The differences between coronavirus SARS and MERS will also be discussed in great detail. Whether you are a key worker, business owner, or member of the public, ensure you are putting the correct measures in place by practising good hygiene, with our step-by-step guide.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the signs, symptoms and treatment of COVID-19
  • Practice proper hygiene in line with coronavirus health & safety guidelines
  • Understand how coronavirus spreads and how to prevent it from spreading
  • Show awareness of zoonotic diseases and how COVID-19 is transmitted from animals to humans
  • Identify the differences between coronavirus and SARS and MERS disease
  • Demonstrate knowledge of coronavirus transmission rates in the UK

Key Features of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness Course:

Our trusted, high quality and affordable online courses are designed to train individuals to become experts in their field.

  • Accredited, quality CPD training
  • Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
  • Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
  • Developed by qualified health and safety professionals
  • Self-paced learning accessible via laptop, tablet and smartphone
  • 24/7 Learning assistance and tutor support
  • Discounts on bulk purchases


5 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service

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Course Curriculum

Module 01: Coronavirus: The Outbreak

In module one, we will learn how the coronavirus outbreak began and how it became a global health crisis. We will explore the possible causes of the outbreak, with a focus on zoonotic diseases.

Module 02: Coronavirus Contamination

In module two, we will explore the process of how COVID-19 spreads, gaining an insight into the different ways a person can be exposed to coronavirus. It covers the risk of contamination, as well as how coronavirus affects different age groups and ethnic groups.

Module 03: The SARS – MERS Factors

In module three, we will look at the differences and similarities of the novel coronavirus, SARS and MERS, through an in-depth science-based comparison.

Module 04: The Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) 2020 Version of the SARS

In module four, we will take a more in-depth look at the novel coronavirus of 2020 and why it is classified as a severe acute respiratory syndrome, including facts and statistics from the World Health Organisation.

Module 05: Sources, Symptoms & Spreading of the Coronavirus

In module five, we will learn about the sources of COVID-19, common symptoms to look out for and the infection rate of coronavirus in the UK.

Module 06: The Vaccine, the Treatments and the Prevention of Nov Corona

In module six, we will explore the developments of a possible COVID-19 vaccine and how coronavirus is currently being treated. We will also learn about coronavirus contamination prevention measures.

Module 07: Updates for UK Citizens

In module seven, we will take a look at the latest information regarding COVID-19 in the UK, including government guidelines and legislation. It covers the latest developments in measures for stopping the spread of the virus and what we as individuals can to do to stay safe.

Module 08: Worldwide Up-to-Date Statistics of the Outbreak

In module eight, we will familiarise with some of the latest information regarding the coronavirus outbreak, exploring worldwide statistics, facts and figures.


All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field.


Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.

Who is this course for?

This awareness course is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain a deeper understanding of COID-19 and other coronaviruses. This includes:

  • NHS Staff & Hospital Workers
  • Teachers
  • Care Home Staff
  • Business Owners
  • The general public

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What are CPD hours/points?

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