Level 2 Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

The free distance learning Level 2 Principles of Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings course aims to help learners understand the meaning and vital importance of infection control, the causes of infections, the conditions in which they thrive and the ways that they can be spread, as well as methods used to prevent and control any spread of infection.

Course Duration Course Duration: 8 weeks
Course Level Course Level: Level 2
Course Fees Course Fees: Free
What You Will Learn

The free distance learning Level 2 Principles of Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings course is split into the following two parts:

Part A

  • 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

Part B

  • 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
Entry Requirements

Due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English Literacy Level 1 or equivalent. 

If you are between 19-23 years of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification (or higher) or 5 GCSE Grades A*-C/Grade 9-4.

We will require evidence of this in order to receive funding for you.

If you are unsure of your level of literacy, please follow our instructions here and undertake the online literacy assessment at https://www.learnmyway.com/

This will take no longer than 20 minutes to complete.

 

How is it Assessed

Each candidate is required to give written responses to questions, which will be submitted to a qualified script marker to assess. These responses can either be handwritten in the assessment booklets, typed using electronic templates, which are provided at induction, or typed using our fully online EQUAL platform. Candidates are issued with workbooks or online materials to assist with assessments.

You will be required to submit 2 assessments each taking 4 weeks to complete.

Course Documents Important Information

This course is currently being subsidised by the college and is, therefore, free of charge at present UNLESS you fail to complete it; in which case you will be liable to pay £85 to cover the cost of materials.

Courses are fully funded subject to learner eligibility and changes in government funding. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you wish to discuss the eligibility criteria otherwise we will confirm eligibility upon receiving your application.

Awarding Body Information

For further information about the course specification please visit the awarding body’s web site www.TQUK.org or click here. 

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