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Level 2 Award in Prevention and Control of Infection

An understanding of how to prevent and control the spread of infection effectively is crucial in ensuring that individuals do not unknowingly cause their family, friends, colleagues, and any other people that they come into contact with, to become unwell.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health and Safety
Adult and Community
Location: Distance Learning
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 6
Hours: 1.00
Start: Flexible
Days/Times:
Tuition: £724
Distance Learning

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/level-2-award-in-prevention-and-control-of-infection
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Course Information for Students

An understanding of how to prevent and control the spread of infection effectively is crucial in ensuring that individuals do not unknowingly cause their family, friends, colleagues, and any other people that they come into contact with, to become unwell.

By completing this course, learners will be equipped with a greater understanding of how to prevent and control the spread of infection in the workplace, and this can also be applied in their personal life. Learners will also gain knowledge of how to identify infections as well as the different types of infection.

This course is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain an understanding of how to prevent and control the spread of infection in both the workplace and their personal life.

Anyone over the age of 16 can benefit from completing this course, as the content is generic and not aimed at any specific job sector.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but a good understanding of both written and spoken English, as well as knowledge of using IT equipment, will be useful.

This course is split into three manageable units:

Unit 1: Causes and spread of infection (8 questions)

Unit 2: The principles of infection prevention and control (18 questions)

Unit 3: Cleaning, decontamination and waste management (10 questions)

This course will be delivered online.

There are no additional costs but access to IT equipment and the Internet is required.

You will complete workbooks using our online platform with 1:1 coach / tutor support.

You will be assessed through a portfolio of evidence which is put together during the course and demonstrates that you have met the required assessment criteria. On completion, the portfolio of evidence is submitted in an online format.

You could consider qualifications in:

  • Business Administration Principles
  • Team Leading
  • NVQ Customer Service
  • NVQ Business Administration

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

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Course Information Last Updated On: December 3, 2021 4:24 pm