This course discusses the basics about the COVID-19 infectious disease and is the stepping stone to Level 2 training.


  • 1

    Level 1: COVID-19 Basic Training

    • COVID-19 The Infectious Disease

    • Level 1: COVID-19 Basic Training - Print Materials

  • 2

    COVID-19 Basics

    • COVID-19 Introduction

    • Transmission of the Virus

    • Direct Transmission

    • Indirect Transmission

    • Structure of The Virus

    • Symptoms of COVID-19 Infection

    • Symptoms of COVID-19

    • How Do Vaccines Work?

  • 3

    Vulnerable Populations

    • Vulnerable Populations

  • 4

    Preventing the Illness

    • Preventing the Illness - Physical Distancing

    • Keeping your space clean

    • Hand Washing & PPE

  • 5

    Preventing the Spread of Disease

    • Self-isolation Techniques

    • Sick Plans

  • 6

    Preventing Spread in the Workplace

    • Preventing the spread in the workplace

    • Tips for employers

  • 7

    Worker Rights & Responsibilities

    • Worker Rights and Responsibilities

  • 8

    Additional Resources

    • Additional Resources

  • 9


    • Level 1: COVID-19 Basic Training Quiz


Approximately 10 minutes


Knowledge testing is conducted throughout the course. Test questions are designed to reinforce the information presented and must be completed by each participant. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion.


Upon completion you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion. This certificate demonstrates that you took the time to better educate yourself in Health & Safety. By doing so you are not only helping yourself but also your fellow crew member's and productions safety.


Please share this course and our Film & Television Health and Safety School with your colleagues and friends so we can all live in a safer world on set together.


Owner & Head Instructor

Meagan Aarts

Meagan Aarts, CRSP, AEMCA,. I'm the proud owner of Project First Aid Services Inc. and The Film & Television Health and Safety School. In 2007 I became a AEMCA Certified Paramedic and soon after started working on construction and movie sets as a Paramedic. My attention shifted towards Health & Safety and I gained the knowledge and experience to qualify, pass and become a Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP) in 2014. I have been providing Paramedics to the Film & Television industry for over 12 years now and been working full time in the Health & Safety sector since 2007. Prior to turning my career to Health and Safety I played hockey for the majority of my life in which I received a full athletic scholarship to the University of Maine, played professionally in Switzerland and finished my career playing for the Toronto Furies in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League. A Gold medalist with the Canadian National Women's Inline Hockey Team and a Canadian Ball Hockey Champion. I am excited to start sharing my Health & Safety experience and knowledge with the Performance Industry.