About the Course

The Nasopharyngeal Swab Collection & PPE Course is designed to equip participants with theoretical knowledge and skills to perform respiratory swab procedure and to familiarise participants with all aspects of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).


Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to: 

  • State the basic principles in infection control and safe patient handling.
  • Demonstrate the steps in donning and removing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Perform the correct technique in obtaining throat, nose and nasopharyngeal swab specimens for laboratory investigation and therapeutic assessment.
  • Demonstrate safe handling of specimen and documentation.

Who Should Attend

Individuals who wish to learn the correct technique in collecting respiratory swabs.


Participants will be issued with a Certificate of Completion upon meeting the required course attendance and competency assessment. 

On successful completion of the Nasopharyngeal Swab Collection & PPE Course, participants will undergo an orientation and on-the-job training (OJT) at the employing institution or practice setting.

Course Brochure

Check out the Course Brochure here for more information