Prevention and Control of Infection Certificate Level 2
This qualification will help you understand:
the meaning and importance of infection control
the causes of infections, the conditions in which they thrive and the ways that they can spread
methods used to prevent and control the spread of infection
Although aimed at health and care settings, it is also useful for any environment where individual hygiene practices should be a priority.
Your independent study will be supported by workbooks detailing the knowledge required to successfully gain this excellent qualification. The workbooks will be sent to you and you have the opportunity to post back the answer sheets or email your answers through to a dedicated tutor for assessment.
This is a unique opportunity to gain a Level 2 qualification where you can decide when you dedicate time to your studies however, we will keep in touch to offer supportive tutorials as required to enable completion within 12 weeks of your start date.
This course will be fully subsidised for those who are over 19, have been resident in the UK for three years, with an exception of those who live within a devolved adult education area and those currently enrolled on an apprenticeship – please click here for more information.
Any questions regarding funding eligibility, please contact the Helpzone Team on [email protected].
- You should have a genuine interest in this subject
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 settings
Please choose your preferred study option below (subject to change).
This course costs: £0.00
If the amount shown is more than £0.00 and you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
“I really enjoyed studying Health and Social Care. You're treated as an adult at the College and the tutors get to know you on a personal level, they are really supportive and their knowledge is invaluable. I felt as though I grew as a person during my time there, which is so important."Caitlyn Crofts