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Level: 2

Location: Distance Learning

Years: 1

Weeks: 16

Hours: 4.00

Start: 07/08/2019

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Tuition (£): 0.00*

Interview: Y

Course Summary

This qualification aims to help learners 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.

Entry requirements

This qualification is designed for a wide range of learners who wish to gain an understanding of the prevention and control of infection within healthcare settings.

It is suitable for learners aged 16 and above.

Course Content

  • 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

How will I be assessed?

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and the assessment criteria for the chosen units. Grades are not awarded.

The Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings is internally assessed.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

£300, which includes all resources, registration and certification.

What can I do after this course?

 

 

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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

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