Distance Learning Courses

Prevention And Control Of Infection In Health Care Settings Principles Certificate (QCF)

Course Overview

  • Campuses

    Offsite
  • Qualification

    Distance Learning Courses
  • Subject

    Health and Social Care
  • Duration

    10-12 weeks

Entry requirements

Eligibility criteria:

- Age 19+
- Lived in the EU for 3 years.

Topics

This is a 12 week course for adults with continuous start dates throughout the year. With guidance and support you will work online towards achieving a recognised Level 2 qualification, and receive your certificate on completion. Please apply or contact us for further information.

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.

  • Assessment Criteria

    You will learn:

    - 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.

    As part of your registration process for online learning you will have to attend a short induction to provide evidence of your eligibility. You will not have to attend an interview.

Further information

Learner Benefits:

- Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification;
- Evidence your competency to employers;
- Gain deeper understanding of good personal hygiene and maintaining a clean environment;
- Further your personal and professional development;
- Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college.

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