GBAC Fundamentals

GBAC Fundamentals course enhanced for 2021

The course now includes three new learning objectives and new modules to help the fight against infectious disease.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

The GBAC Fundamentals online course 2.0 is now available via GBAC Academy, an online learning portal for cleaning professionals from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council™, (GBAC), a Division of ISSA.

The GBAC Fundamentals course is specifically designed for cleaning workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus fight.

The course includes three new learning objectives: understanding how to clean and disinfect for infectious diseases in the workplace, identifying tools and processes for successful cleaning and disinfection, and applying the proper procedures. New modules include COVID-19 Updates, Risk Assessment Basics, Cleaning, Disinfecting, and New Tools and Equipment. ISSA members enjoy a discounted rate of US$150 while nonmembers can purchase the course for $300.

Those who complete the course within 30 days of enrolment will receive a Certificate of Completion from GBAC and be able to use the title GBAC-Trained Technician to promote their expertise.

RELATED: Celebrating one year of GBAC STAR accreditation

“This course gives attendees the necessary knowledge and tools help facilities adequately prepare for, respond to, and recover from biohazards,” said GBAC Executive Director Patricia Olinger. “With more GBAC-Trained Technicians supporting organizations around the world, we can better handle today’s and tomorrow’s contamination threats and uphold public health and safety.”

“With more than a year of learning and cleaning and disinfecting against SARS-CoV-2 under our instructors’ belts, we are excited to share best practices that will help participants effectively manage infectious disease risks,” said GBAC Academy Education Manager Melissa Wernersbach. “GBAC-Trained Technicians are essential during an outbreak or pandemic and can differentiate themselves through completion of this essential course.”

MediaEdge is a proud reseller of the GBAC STAR and GBAC fundamentals online course.

  1. Commercial facility owners looking for GBAC STAR accreditation can follow the link here.
  2. Please click here to register for the GBAC fundamentals online course and receive a discount off normal prices.

For additional program details and information, please email chuckn@mediaedge.ca or contact him at (416) 803-4653.

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