Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals required to travel to, or work in, areas where there is a risk of malaria.
Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.
How will the course benefit me?
Malaria is responsible for the greatest number of human deaths from infectious disease across the world. This course will give you an overview of what malaria is, where it exists and what you can do to protect yourself.
The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe while working or travelling in areas where malaria is present. It will also indicate the actions you should take if you become ill after returning from a malaria-endemic area.
How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of the dangers of malaria, you will understand the importance of taking measures to protect yourself so that you keep yourself and others healthy and fit for work. You will also understand the need to comply with your company's procedures for malaria protection.
What standards are referenced in the course?
This course is based on advice from the World Health Organisation, as well as current HSE guidelines and industry best practice.
Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.