Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings (Level 2)
This qualification aims to help learners to understand:
- The meaning and importance of infection control
- The causes of infections, the conditions in which they thrive and the ways that they can be spread
- Methods used to prevent and control the spread of infection.
The objectives of this qualification are to:
- Give learners working or intending to work in health care settings, knowledge and understanding of infection prevention and control to support their role in the workplace
- Enable learners to progress to other qualifications in this subject area, or within the wider area of health and social care
What will you do?
This qualification consists of 4 mandatory units:
- Unit 01 Principles of the causes and spread of infection in health care settings
- Unit 02 Principles of the importance of personal hygiene and health in the prevention and control of infection in health care settings
- Unit 03 Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in health care settings
- Unit 04 Principles of infection prevention and control in a health care setting
How will I learn?
Module text books are provided with all learning materials included for your directed study.
How am I assessed?
Assessment involves completion of relevant work booklets which are completed as distance learning and submitted to the college.
Upon completion of the course, students can apply for other distance learning programmes, use as APL for QCF qualifications where appropriate and use their newly acquired knowledge in practice.
A willingness to learn and a keen interest in learning more about infection prevention and control in health can social care settings.
How do I apply/enrol?
This qualification is awarded by NCFE
- Level 2 Accredited Qualification
- Fully funded if you are a 19+ Learner.
- * £120 withdraw or non-completion fee applies if you do not complete your course.
For more information contact: Distancelearning@stockton.ac.uk