Level 2 Certificate in The Principles of Prevention and Control of Infection in Health and Social Care 

Price: Fully Funded providing learners meet eligibility criteria

Duration: 10 weeks

Qualification: Level 2 Certificate



The Level 2 in Principles of Prevention and Control of Infection is suitable for those who wish to develop their knowledge of infection control within a range of settings. 

This Award Aims To: 

  • Familiarise yourself with infection control legislation and policies
  • Develop you understanding of the causes of infections, the conditions on which they thrive and the ways they can be spread
  • Develop your understanding of the methods of cleaning and waste disposal that help prevent the spread of infection
  • Introduce you to the hand washing techniques and personal protective equipment you should use to help prevent the spread of infection

Breakdown Of The Course: 

  • The principles of causes and spread of infection in health and social 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

Learning Requirements & Additional Details:

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this award. Candidates wishing to undertake this award should have the minimum level of literacy and numeracy necessary to use the distance learning materials and to complete the assessment tasks

Admittance onto a course of study remains at the discretion of the centre based upon the above criteria.

The qualification provides a sound preparation for further study with the opportunity to progress into employment.

This course is to be completed via Distance Learning.  Once enrolled on the course a folder will be delivered containing units to read and assessments to complete.  The duration of the course is 12 weeks.

To enroll on this course, contact Dan on (01326) 555472 or press the ‘call me back’ button to make an enquiry.