Team Leader – COVID Testing

Welcome to the Team Leader course


Here you will be taken through various lessons which will give you the information and guidance needed to be able to safely oversee the overall operation of the COVID test centre.


You will have an overview of the roles of the Registration Assistant and the Nurse (testing operative) and how the testing area will be set up including where you fit in within the testing area and the general flow of the testing area.


Please follow through the lessons, complete the mini quizzes at the end of each lesson and finally you will have an assessment to complete at the end. The pass mark for the assessment is 90%.


1. The Role – Team Leader

Length: 3 minutesComplexity: Easy

Welcome to the Team Leader role   This short course is designed to give you the necessary information and guidance you will need to perform the team leader role. During this course you will learn all the basic information that the Registration Assistant and Nurse will learn which allows you...

2. Meet and Greet – Team Leader

Length: 3 minutesComplexity: Easy

Meet and Greet When people (known as test subjects) arrive for testing, they may feel nervous, uncomfortable or unsure what to expect. The meet and greet is the first part…

4. Infection Prevention and Control – Team Leader

Length: 1 minutesComplexity: Easy

This training outlines important practices and will give you the required techniques you will use to prevent and control infection in the testing area.     We will focus on…

5. Hand Hygiene – Team Leader

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Easy

Hand Hygiene is the first principle of infection control and you should always wash your hands for at least 20 seconds.   We will now go through each step to…

6. Cleaning Up Spillages – Team Leader

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Easy

Spillages   Spillages happen but its important that when they do, the surrounding area is evacuated and cleaned immediately.   A spillage could be anything from vomit to body fluids.…

7. How to put on PPE – Team Leader

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

This section will walk you through the process of putting on PPE (Personal Protection Equipment)   Before entering the testing area, it is important that the nurse and the RA…

8. Removing PPE – Team Leader

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

Now you know how to put on PPE, let’s look at how to take it off.   When removing PPE it is vital that you minimise the risk of self-contamination.…

9. Test Subject Flow – Team Leader

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Easy

Recommended Layout Test Centre Test Subject Flow       The design of the Testing area has been specially designed to maintain an easy flow, efficient and safe procedure for…

10. The Assessment – Team Leader

Length: 30 minutesComplexity: Standard

Assessment   Congratulations! You’ve made it through the lesson program. Now you will need to demonstrate the knowledge you have learnt by completing the following assessment. The next section is…