Certificate in Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings - Level 2


Certificate in Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings



About 300,000 patients develop an infection in England each year while being treated by the NHS. Protecting people from infection is an essential element of providing high quality care, especially considering the capacity some potentially life-threatening infections have to spread within care environments.

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Planned Learning Hours

Course Duration: 16 weeks



Learner Benefits


–  Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification

 Furthers personal and professional development

 No need to formally attend a college

–  Learn in your own time

–  Access to sector expert assessors throughout the course



Business Benefits


  Relevant to a wide variety of people and care settings

Reduces risk of malpractice and negligence

Improves your team’s understanding of risk assessments

  Provides assurances that your employees are well-trained

–  Evidence competency of staff to external stakeholders



Job Sectors


–  Adult health and social care

  Hospital work

 


This qualification covers a wide range of topics including the principles of infection prevention and control, the causes and spread of infection and the importance of correct cleaning procedures, decontamination and waste management.

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Aged 19+

Lived in the EU for 3 years

Minimum of 8 learners (employers)

  • Unit 1 – Principles of the Causes and Spread of Infection in Health Care Settings
  • Unit 2 – Principles of the Importance of Personal Hygiene and Health in the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
  • Unit 3 – Principles of Decontamination, Cleaning and Waste Management in Health Care Settings
  •  Unit 4 – Principles of Infection Prevention and Control in a Health Care Setting

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