Online Dental CPD - Decontamination and Infection Control Lead

DBA Level 3 Decontamination and Infection Control Lead – 10% Discount



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We want everyone to have access to this highly successful course. Here are three excellent payment options to help you do this.

  1. The original course price is £1440.00 but you can receive 10% discount if you pay in full. Click on the basket above to choose this option.
  2. If you are an ADAM (Association of Dental Administrators and Managers) you are entitled to a 30% discount off the original price of £1440.00. This means the lower price of £1008.00. Please email Emma on to receive the voucher code.
  3. To spread the cost over the course period of 9 months, please go to our Easy Payment page.

(Please note that only one of these excellent payment options can be used. All course prices include VAT.)

Course Information

The function of a Decontamination and Infection Control Lead is to ensure that the standards of decontamination activities in a dental practice protect patients, dental team members and the general public. Our L3 Advanced Certificate in Decontamination and Infection Control Lead course is for any dental professional who has been allocated the responsibility for the development and maintenance of decontamination and infection control measures. The course ensures that you will develop a portfolio of skills to enable you to follow GDC standards, Care Quality Commission and Department of Health guidance.

Course Style

Our L3 Advanced Certificate in Decontamination and Infection Control course is delivered by E-qual portfolio: an academic website platform. E-qual portfolio offers a virtual learning system offering continuous access to:

  • Course workbooks
  • Comprehensive one-to-one tutor support
  • Submission of and feedback on course assignments
  • Excellent study planning
  • Student forum
Course time period

90 hours GLH (Guided Learning Hours). This means we allow a student nine months to complete our L3 Advanced Certificate in Decontamination and Infection Control course.

Course structure

Unit 1 – Decontamination Rules, Regulations and Guidance

  • Knowing the role and responsibilities of the DICL
  • Relating current regulations and guidelines to practice policy
  • Identifying and explaining the processes of risk assessment and risk management
  • Relating cross infection implications to all user groups

Unit 2 – Managing Decontamination

  • Understanding the roles of policies and procedure in implementing work activities
  • Knowing the importance of audit processes to promote quality in the workplace
  • Implementing measures to maintain and develop standards of decontamination
  • Understanding the implications of delegating work to others

Unit 3 – Support and Development for Decontamination Teams

  • Understanding how to support the development of a cohesive team
  • Understanding a range of communication strategies and possible barriers to effective communication
  • Understanding how to foster the development of the dental team through effective learning techniques
  • Developing and implementing appropriate teaching and learning resources for team training

As you progress through the L3 Advanced Certificate in Decontamination and Infection Control course you will be required to carry out core reading, activities, some research and assignment writing.


The L3 Advanced Certificate in Decontamination and Infection Control course will require you to write four assignments for each unit. These will be marked by your tutor and they will provide you with excellent feedback.   The Dental Business Academy - Dental Nurse


There are none. Your final result will be based on continuous assessment.

ncfe logo At the end of this L3 Decontamination and Infection Control Lead successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. As an added bonus you will also receive 15 hours of verifiable CPD certificate by the Dental Business Academy. This course has been accredited under the NCFE IIQ Licence held by the Dental Business Academy, and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework  (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved. NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators (‘regulators’) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

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