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Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

JSXPRCD1S–11

Type: Part Time

Subject: Distance Learning

Level: 2

Start Date: 31 August 2021

Fee: 0

What can this course lead to

On successful completion of this qualification, you could progress to:

– Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

– Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health 

– Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care

Course Length

Up to 16 weeks.

Level

Level 2

Who is it for

This qualification aims to help learners to understand:

– The meaning and importance of infection control

– The causes of infections, the conditions in which they thrive and they ways that they can be spread

– Methods used to prevent and control the spread of infection


The objectivies of this qualification are to:

– Give learners working or intending to work in health care settings knowledge and understanding of infection prevention and control to support their role in the workplace

– Enable learners to progress to other qualifications in this subject area, or within the wider area of health and social care

What is covered

You will study the following:

– Principles of the causes and spread of infection in health care settings

– Principles of the importance of personal hygiene and health in the prevention and control of infection in health care settings

– Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in health care settings

– Principles of infection prevention and control in a health care setting

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be assessed via a portfolio of evidence.

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