Online Sharps Removal Training

Our CPD-accredited sharps removal training course will teach you the specialist skills and methods needed to collect and dispose of used needles and sharps safely and in accordance with current waste regulations.

The online Needles & Sharps Removal course is available on our e-learning platform, meaning you can complete sharps disposal training at a time and place that suits you and complete the course at your own pace.

Our sharps training course is ideal for anyone who wants to pursue a career in specialist cleaning or expand their existing cleaning services.

Needles and Sharps Removal

4 CPD credits
Needles and Sharps Removal
£180 (inc-VAT)
Our Needles and Sharps Removal Course will teach you how to safely collect and remove used hypodermic needles and other types of sharp. Our CPD-accredited sharps removal training is taught by cleaning professionals and industry experts.

The sharps training course will teach you the skills, methods, and tools needed to search for, collect and dispose of used sharps effectively, allowing you to work safely in potentially hazardous environments.


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Course description

Here are some of the topics covered in the Needles & Sharps Removal Course:

  • Types of needles and drugs paraphernalia and where they are found.
  • Methods used to sweep buildings and areas for sharps.
  • Tools and PPE required to collect, store, and dispose of sharps.
Course Benefits

Our sharps removal training course will teach you how to search for, collect, and dispose of used sharps and needles safely and effectively.

You will earn a Certificate of Completion of a CPD-accredited course and 5 CPD points.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this sharps removal training course you should:

  • Have the skills and knowledge to ‘sweep’ buildings and areas for sharps.
  • Know how to perform safe sharps collection using the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety tools.
  • Understand how to dispose of needles and sharps safely in accordance with current waste regulations.

No previous knowledge or experience is required to complete this sharps removal training course. However, it is assumed that applicants will have a good knowledge of English and a sound educational background.

We highly recommend that you also complete the Health and Safety Biohazard Training Course before you carry out sharps collection and disposal.

What do i get?

Upon completion of the course, you will receive a CPD certificate in Needles & Sharps Removal. Your certificate will be emailed to you in an online format.

Who is this course for?

The sharps removal training course is essential for anyone who may potentially come into contact with sharps such as police, prison officers, property managers, and builders. It is also ideal for anyone working in the cleaning industry or hoping to pursue a career in specialist cleaning services.

Completion Requirements

You must satisfy the following requirements to pass the course:

  • Complete all modules in the course.
  • Complete the online test at the end of each module and achieve a pass rate of 80% or higher.

Zoe Oakes / Maria Locke
Founders, Hills Specialist Cleaning

Without the skills we learnt from the course, our company would not have survived as a business through current times.

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