Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in a Healthcare Environment TQUK Level 2 Certificate
This qualification aims to prepare you for tackling the outbreak of infection in hospitals and healthcare settings and how to control infections by aiding you in understanding the many causes of infection and how it can be spread, as well as how you can help control it.
Following the COVID-19 outbreak, prevention and control measures through good practice are more key than ever before. This course will look at infection prevention and control in health and social care, the causes and spread of infection and the infection control procedures in healthcare.
Learners must be 19+, EU residents for 3+ years, earn below £23,400 and have not previously completed this course.
Units / Modules
- Principles of the causes and spread of infection in healthcare settings
- Principles of the importance of personal hygiene and health in the prevention and control of infection in healthcare settings
- Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in healthcare settings
- Principles of infection prevention and control in a healthcare setting
You will be assessed throughout your study by a series of assessment questions which are built into the course. Your answers are automatically saved and are available for you to revise and edit at any point before submission. You submit your assessment answers to your Tutor for marking, who will give you feedback on each question.
There are no formal qualification requirements, however, a good standard of English and digital literacy is essential.
This course may support learners into employment or on to higher level apprenticeships or study.