Level 2 Award in the Prevention and Control of Infection
Develop an understanding of the principles of infection control, including how to effectively prevent and control the spread of infection which is crucial as we recover from the pandemic. This training course provides the tools to ensure the safety of individuals both in the workplace and within their personal life.
Develop a greater understanding of how to prevent and control the spread of infection and learn how to identify infections, as well as the different types of infection. Whether you are an individual looking to develop your skills or an employee concerned with the safety of your workforce, this course will provide all the training you need.
This course is equivalent to a level 5 in Scotland based on the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework.
8 to 12 weeks on average
(E-certificates upon achievement)
- Fully online course
- Study from anywhere, at any time
- Gain an accredited level 2 qualification
- Equivalent to a Scottish level 5 based on the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework
- Nationally recognised
- Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
- Perfect for beginners
- Unlimited support from qualified tutors
- Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
- No hidden costs
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Section 1: Causes and spread of infection
Learn how infection is caused and spread and develop an understanding of the chain of infection as well as healthcare associated infection (HCAIs).
Section 2: The principles of infection prevention and control
Discover the importance of good personal hygiene in controlling and preventing the spread of infections as well as the use of effective handwashing and PPE equipment.
Section 3: Cleaning, decontamination and waste management
Learn how to maintain a clean environment and the roles and responsibilities for cleaning, decontamination and proper waste management. Develop an understanding of sterilisation, the safe handling of laundry, the principles of effective waste management and the safe handling of sharp objects.
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