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Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Prevention & Control of Infection in Health Care Settings


Type Distance Learning

Qualification Level 2

Attendance Distance Learning

Description

The qualification is designed to help learners to understand the meaning and importance of infection control, the causes of infections, the condition in which they thrive and the ways that they can be spread. To achieve the full Level 2 qualification, learners will need to successfully complete all units.

The topics are:

  • Principles of the causes and spread of infection in health care settings
  • Principles of the importance of personal hygiene and health in the prevention and control of infection in health care settings
  • Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in health care settings
  • Principles of infection prevention and control in a health care setting

Course Delivery
Paper-based, 16 weeks.

Teaching and Assessment
Assessments are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence of learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.

Entry Requirements
You will need to be over the age of 19 and been resident in the EU for at least 3 years


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