This qualification aims to help you to understand:
• The meaning and importance of infection control
• The causes of infections, the conditions in which they thrive and the ways that they can be spread
• Methods used to prevent and control the spread of infection
This qualification is designed for a wide range of individuals who wish to gain an understanding of the prevention and control of infection within healthcare settings.
You can enrol on our FREE distance learning courses from the comfort of your own home, with all workbooks and assessments available online with the help of your tutor who will be assigned to support you throughout your training. All you’ll need is a computer (laptop or PC, Windows, or Mac), tablet and access to the internet.
Awarding body: NCFE/CACHE
Duration of course: 2-3 Months
Guided learning hours: 111
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings, learners are required to successfully complete 4 mandatory units:
• Unit 01 – Principles of the Causes and Spread of Infection in Health Care Settings
• Unit 02 – Principles of the Importance of Personal Hygiene and Health in the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
• Unit 03 – Principles of Decontamination, Cleaning and Waste Management in Health Care Settings
• Unit 04 – Principles of Infection Prevention and Control in a Health Care Setting
To enrol with us you must live in London or a non-devolved area of England and:
You will be contacted and asked to complete a short English assessment and enrolment, on-line or at the College
If you have any further questions, or are unsure if you meet any of the eligibility criteria for a free course, please contact the Distance Learning Team: firstname.lastname@example.org - 0207 931 6903
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The qualification can support progression to further sector-specific training and qualifications for the following types of roles:
• Health and Social Care
• Nursing Assistant
• Care Assistant