Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare Settings(RQF (QCF))
Who is it for ?
The Healthcare Infection Control training course will be ideal for anyone who works, or would like to work, in a healthcare setting. The areas within this RQF (QCF) Level 2 qualification in Infection Control and Prevention that are covered are relevant to a wide range of job roles within the health and social care sector and the programme will be useful to people involved in health and social care at all levels.
Few things are more important in healthcare settings than stringent infection prevention and control measures. Poor hygiene and cleanliness procedures can have serious ramifications for patients, staff and organisations alike. As such, it’s crucial that all staff within a health-care environment understand their role in relation to infection prevention and control.
This distance learning Healthcare Infection Control training programme looks at the meaning and importance of infection control, as well as the causes of infections and the conditions in which they thrive and spread. It also outlines the methods used to prevent and control the spread of infection, successful learners will gain a national recognised RQF (QCF) Level 2 Certificate in Infection Control delivered by distance learning.
The Healthcare Infection Control training leads to being accredited with the nationally recognised Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health-care Settings (RQF (QCF)) qualification. This Healthcare Infection Control training comprise four mandatory units presented in two concise distance learning module workbooks:
- Unit 01: Principles of the causes and spread of infection in health-care settings (Credit value: 3) (A/504/8597)
- Unit 02: Principles of the importance of personal hygiene and health in the prevention and control of infection in health-care settings (Credit value: 2) (F/504/8598)
- Unit 03: Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in health-care settings (Credit value: 5) (J/504/8599)
- Unit 04: Principles of infection prevention and control in a health-care setting (Credit value: 5) (T/504/8596)
Course delivery and assessment
Our distance learning Healthcare Infection Control training courses are specifically designed for the health and social care environment, our Healthcare Infection Control training course materials comprise activity workbooks and assessment materials which allows the learners to demonstrate achievement of all learning outcomes associated with each unit. The assessment is available as a printed booklet or can be completed online. Upon successful completion health and social care staff will gain the full RQF (QCF) Level 2 Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control.
By undertaking this Healthcare Infection Control training programme of learning around Infection Control, health and social care staff will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects, or progress on to further qualifications, such as other courses and qualifications in health and social care or related subjects.
If you wish to enrol on this accredited Healthcare Infection Control training course then please contact us. Upon payment of the course fees you will be sent a study pack which provides all you need to complete your studies:
- Comprehensive study notes for each element of the course
- Self-assessment activities
- Tutor support information
- Assignment marking & feedback