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Principles and practice of biosafety training

This eLearning module is mandatory for all staff and postgraduate students undertaking genetic modification work or work with biological agents for the first time.

Course description


Laboratory users who are new to work with infectious micro organisms, including genetically modified micro organisms and potentially infectious material (including cell cultures) should attend this eLearning course.

This eLearning module provides a common understanding about sources of infection (including routes of transmission) and what could go wrong if controls are not used or are not used properly.

All safety instructor-led training courses are delivered by our team of safety experts.

Objectives


Completing this course will give you an awareness of the following.

  • Microbiology/micro-organisms
  • Infection - including information about cases of laboratory-acquired infections
  • The legal framework

Target audience


This eLearning module is compulsory for all staff and post-graduate students undertaking genetic modification work or work with biological agents for the first time.

Cost


Training courses are free to UCL staff however your Department will be charged £50 if you fail to attend when booked on a course.  Non-attendance at first aid courses will incur a higher non-attendance fee.

Late applications


If you have not received your confirmation notification from the MyHR Mailer please email safetytraining@ucl.ac.uk.

External delegates


Places to external delegates are only offered if there is spare capacity on an instructor-led course.

Please email safetytraining@ucl.ac.uk to be placed on a waiting list stating the course title and date you wish to join. 

Last updated: Friday, June 11, 2021