Level 2

The Prevention and Control of Infection

Short Online Course

Level

2 Certificate

Awarding organisation

ncfe CACHE

Qualiļ¬cation

The Prevention and Control of Infection

Qualification Duration

70 Guided Learning Hours

 

Who is this course suitable for?

 

Anyone wanting to work as health care assistants, health care workers or social care workers in local authority or private care environments. It is aimed at learners in a wide range of job roles such as health care assistants, health careworkers or social care workers in local authority or private care environments.
It does not qualify learners to work but can support them in their current or future job roles. All three units are included in the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England and the credits can be carried over and counted towards the Diploma without the need to repeat learning.

 

 

What does the qualification cover?

This qualification develops the knowledge and awareness of the causes of infection and how these can be managed and controlled. It has been specifically designed for the health and social care sector and covers preventing the spread of infection, cleaning and waste disposal processes and current legislation.

It shares units with the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care and the credits can be carried over and counted towards the Diploma without the need to repeat learning.

 

Course Overview:

 

This course consists of three mandatory units:

 

  • The principles of infection prevention and control
  • Causes and spread of infection
  • Cleaning, decontamination and waste management

 

 

What are the entry requirements?

 

  • Learners must be 16+
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than to study
  • Must not be already on an apprenticeship

 

Do you need to be working to take the qualification?

No, as this is a knowledge-only qualification.

 

FUNDING: This course maybe funded/co funded under the Adult Education Budget. Please contact us to see if you are eligible.

 

 

 

Course Costs

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