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Hygiene and infection protection for office workers E-learning Course

Learn how to protect against infection with hygiene measures


Employers want to protect their employees – and, of course, comply with legal requirements – because a healthy workforce is a fundamental requirement for achieving profitability. Accordingly, in these times of the COVID-19 pandemic, providing employees with comprehensive information regarding hygiene measures is a top priority. After all, the responsibility to ensure compliance with behaviour rules is shared between employers and employees: Ensuring proper coughing and sneezing etiquette, avoiding shaking hands and maintaining a distance of at least 1.5 meters from colleagues should become standard practice.

This online training course provides office employees and other interested persons with useful information about company hygiene measures intended to protect against infection. It is especially designed for learners on the go. It provides you the convenience of self-paced learning allowing you to boost your competency and add value to your career.


At the end of the online course, learners will achieve the following objectives:

  • You will learn about hygiene and infection prevention for employees.
  • You will become familiar with the occupational safety requirements concerning SARS-CoV-2 for office and administration sectors so that you can properly comply with them.
  • You will get to grips with the special measures for preventing and interrupting chains of infection in office workspaces.

Topics to be covered in this course include:

  • Hygiene requirements for employees laid down by the legislature and the commercial employer's liability insurance associations
  • Possible paths of infection and the coronavirus
  • Behaviour rules for infection prevention
    • Washing hands properly
    • Sneezing into your elbow
    • Distancing
    • Mouth and nose protection
  • Additional important information
    • What to do if you fall ill?
    • Who is part of a risk group?
    • Who are your contact persons within the company?


The course employs a variety of training tools such as digital learning, tests, and other interactive exercises to enhance delivery of theoretical knowledge. Easily accessible via your laptop, tablet and mobile phone, the course gives you the opportunity to log in and learn whenever, wherever.

The cumulative duration of the programme is 30 minutes, after which you will be required to pass a quiz to receive your internationally recognised e-certificate with a unique ID. 


This course is specially designed for:

  • Office employees
  • Basic knowledge also applicable for employees working in technical fields


The course structure and content are developed by experts from TÜV SÜD’s Digital Academy Approval Board. Consisting of product specialists and technical experts, they have been working on IATF implementations to help organisations around the world achieve business excellence.

This assures you that the course has been created with meticulous instruction, introducing you to diverse perspectives and best practices in the relevant standards.

    • World-Class Training
      Learn from TÜV SÜD’s industry experts and training specialists
    • Flexible Learning Style
      Study in your own time, at your own pace
    • Continuous Feedback
      Get prompt feedback from content-embedded assessment
    • Competency-Based Learning
      Show your course progress based on demonstrated learning
    • Professional Certification
      Get a globally recognised certificate and enhance your career development
  • FAQs
    1. How do I enroll for the course?
      To enroll, simply select the course which you would like to register for, fill out the form on the webpage accordingly.
    2. What is included with the course?
      You get access to our e-learning content along with the assessments that will help you understand the topics in depth. In the event of any technical difficulties, you can contact us for support.
    3. Can I pause the course and log in to it anytime?
      Yes. The course allows you to take a break and return to it within the defined access period.
    4. Are there any tests in the middle of the course?
      Yes, there are interactive quizzes throughout the course to gauge your understanding of the lectures.
    5. Can I get a refund if I cancel my enrolment?
      No, refund is not possible once the account is activated.
    6. What happens if I don't finish the course within the access period?
      Access period may be adjusted for B2B customers depending on what was agreed in the contract. For B2C customers, access runs only for 365 days.
    7. I have difficulty accessing the course. Whom should I contact?
      To contact someone from TÜV SÜD, you may email us at [email protected] or call +1800-212-2000.
    8. Who developed the course and what are their qualifications?
      The course is developed by TÜV SÜD’s Digital Academy Approval Board. The experts undergo relevant upskilling programmes, benefitting from TÜV SÜD’s 150 years of expertise and global heritage.
    9. Whom do I contact if I want more in-depth course materials?
      To contact someone from TÜV SÜD, you may email us at [email protected] or call +1800-212-2000.

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