Are you an Apprentice at IPS and unsure what you need to do if you become aware or have any COVID-19 symptoms? Please find a quick reference guide for Apprentices on COVID Apprentice absences and what to do and how this will be approached at IPS…

What to do if …

You are an Apprentice  who has Covid-19 symptoms including any of the following:

  • A new continuous cough
  • A high temperature
  • A loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell

Action needed…

 

Return to IPS Training Centre when…

The test comes back negative or a period of 10 days has passed since the symptoms started, and you feel well.

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What to do if …

You are an Apprentice and develop Covid19 symptoms, listed above, while at an IPS training centre.

 

Action needed…

 

Return to IPS Training Centre when…

The test comes back negative or a period of 10 days has passed since the symptoms started, and you feel well.

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What to do if …

You are an Apprentice in a training group where someone has developed symptoms of Covid-19.

 

Action needed…

Your bubble group will be asked to remain together and wash hands, cover your face and maintain space and not mix with other groups
If you develop symptoms get a test and inform IPS immediately about the test result.

 

Return to IPS Training Centre when…

Training will continue as normal unless there is a positive test result and then the whole bubble group will be sent home to self-isolate for 14 days.

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What to do if …

You are an Apprentice who tests positive.

 

Action needed…

  • Do not come to the training centre
  • Contact IPS to inform us
    Agree an earliest date for possible return (minimum of 10 days)
  • Self-isolate the whole household

 

Return to IPS Training Centre when…

10 days have passed since the symptoms began, even if you still have a cough or loss of taste/smell (these symptoms can last for several weeks? AND you feel well.

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What to do if …

You are an Apprentice where a member of your bubble group has tested positive for Covid-19.

 

Action needed…

  • You will be asked to isolate
  • Agree an earliest date for possible return (minimum of 14 days)
  • Self-isolate the whole household
  • If you develop symptoms get a test.

 

Return to IPS Training Centre when…

After 14 days or if test result is negative.

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What to do if …

You are an Apprentice who has tested negative

 

Action needed…

  • Contact IPS to inform us
  • Discuss and agree when you can return to training, (next day/next week)

 

Return to IPS Training Centre when…

The test comes back negative.

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What to do if …

Someone in the household has Covid-19 symptoms

 

Action needed…

  • Do not come to the training centre
  • Contact IPS to inform us
  • Self-isolate the whole household
  • Household member with symptoms to get a testInform IPS immediately about the test result

 

Return to IPS Training Centre when…

The test comes back negative

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What to do if …

Someone in the household tests positive

 

Action needed…

  • Do not come to the training centre
  • Contact IPS to inform us
  • Agree an earliest date for possible return (minimum of 14 days)
  • Self-isolate the whole household

 

Return to IPS Training Centre when…

14 days of isolation have been completed

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