TQUK Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of infection prevention and control, applied to healthcare settings. Increasing the level of knowledge of this area is part of overarching strategies to reduce the incidence of infection in healthcare settings, therefore protecting the staff and users of the services.
This course is ideal for anyone looking to begin their career in a healthcare role and can be delivered as part of pre-employment training or induction. Students will be well educated in the many causes of infection and how it can be spread, as well as how best to help control it and prevent further contamination.
Free to study.*
There are no specific entry requirements, however, learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.
Core units for this online qualification include:
- Principles of Decontamination, Cleaning, and Waste Management in Health
- Principles of Infection Prevention and Control in a Healthcare Setting
- Principles of the Causes and Spread of Infection in Healthcare Settings
- Principles of the Importance of Personal Hygiene and Health in the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare Settings
All materials are provided for you to complete the course. However, you will need access to a PC/laptop and suitable Wi-Fi to access teaching and learning.
Course length & timescale
Length of programme: 8 weeks
Total qualification time: 150 hours
Please note these are average and estimated figures and may not be a true representative for all individuals.
*Most students over the age of 19 will be able to study these courses for free, however, please contact us if you’re aged 19-23 and do not yet have a full Level 2 qualification (five GCSEs grade 9-4/A*-C, NVQ Level 2 or higher) as additional eligibility criteria may apply.
If you need help or support with any of our online distance learning courses please call us on 01904 770827 to speak to one of our Online Learning Coordinators.
TQUK Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings.