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L2 Certificate in the Principles of Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings Level 2 | Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care settings (RQF)

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Eligibility criteria for this course:

  • You must be aged 19 years or over as at 31/08/19
  • You must have lived in the EU for the last three years
  • You must currently reside in England,
  • You understand that this is a Level 2 qualification and a good level of English and Math’s is beneficial to completing.
  • You understand the typical duration of this course is 24 weeks and self-commitment should be made to allow yourself to provide detailed responses to the assignments.

If you have any questions before you enrol please email [email protected]

Summary

Please note the next available start date for this course is August 1st 2020

Approximately 5000 patients die as a direct result of one of these infections. In most cases, these infections are difficult to treat and can complicate any other current or previous illnesses that a patient has, as well as causing distress for the individual and their family.

Taking this course can help tackle the outbreak of infection in hospitals and healthcare settings by helping you understand the causes and spread of infection and how you can help to control it. Infection prevention is crucial to saving lives, so this course is of high importance to any existing or new healthcare employees. The information contained in the course is vital to anyone who wishes to work in the healthcare sector in the future.

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study.

This course is split into four manageable units:

  • 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

Benefits for this course include;

  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Study will enhance both personal skills and professional development
  • The programme is delivered via distance learning, allowing you to choose where and when you study
  • On average, the course should only take between 10-16 weeks to complete
  • Personal tutors are assigned to each individual learner to ensure you have the necessary support needed to be successful.

Please note you can only enrol on one online course at a time and this qualification is only suitable for learners aged 19 or above.

We recommend spending a minimum of 2-4 hours per week on this course with course length depending on the amount of study time you allocate however we recommend completing within 12 weeks.

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Course information last updated: Friday 10th July 2020 @ 8.41am (16 hours ago)

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