GBAC Fundamentals Online Training

The GBAC Fundamentals Online Course teaches cleaning professionals to prepare for, respond to, and recover from biohazards in the workplace. Participants will learn infection and contamination measures for infectious disease outbreak situations such as the novel coronavirus.

Individuals who successfully complete the course within 30 days will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA.

GBAC-Trained Technicians are armed with the planning, knowledge and processes needed to respond to a biohazard crisis in the workplace. GBAC-Trained Technicians bring increased value to their employers and customers because they demonstrate the competence to carry out their responsibilities and they have a commitment to the standards of excellence and continuous learning.

The GBAC Fundamentals Online Course will teach:

  • Preventative, response, infection control, and contamination control measures to known or potential infectious disease outbreak situations. This section includes emphasis on the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).
  • Importance of proper cleaning and disinfection for health.
  • GBAC protocol for response and remediation.
  • Use of personal protective equipment (PPE), tools, and equipment.
  • Cleaners and disinfectants based on the EPA's Emerging Viral Pathogens Guidance in the United States.
  • How international professionals can find information specific to their own countries.
  • Key takeaways and frequently asked questions.
  • Post-course Test.
  • Certificate of Completion awarded by GBAC, a division of ISSA.
  • Course Length: two to three hours.



$150 (USD) Members

$300 (USD) Non-members

These fees provide a certificate of completion per individual. Access to the ISSA Online Learning Institute includes:

  1. GBAC Online Fundamentals Course
  2. GBAC Webinar (free recording)
  3. GBAC Forensic Restoration Guide (free download)

Online learning courses and e-products are delivered through the ISSA Online Learning Institute. Once you have purchased the course, you will receive a separate e-mail with your login credentials to access your order through the institute's platform.