The Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings TQUK Level 2 Certificate - City of Wolverhampton College
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The Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings TQUK Level 2 Certificate Study Mode: Part-time   |    Course Level:

Are you passionate about health and social care or interested in the prevention and control of infection?

Are you keen to learn more about the principles of the prevention and control of infection in health care settings?

Infection prevention is crucial to saving lives, so this course is vital for existing healthcare employees or anyone who wishes to work in the healthcare sector in the future. 

Taking this course can help tackle the outbreak of infection in hospitals and healthcare settings by helping you to  understand the causes and spread of infection and how you can help to control it.

On average, the course should only take between 12-16 weeks to complete

Please note:

  • The course is funded so there is no cost to you as long as you complete the course
  • You must achieve the set targets and complete the course by the date given on our e-learning platform
  • If you fail to complete the course you will be required to pay £120* and will be required to sign an agreement to this before the start of the course.

*This is not the full cost of the course, but covers administrative costs.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

During this course you will study:

  • 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 healthcare settings
  • Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in health care settings
  • Principles of infection prevention and control in a health care setting.

By studying this course you will:

  • Develop your understanding of infection control in healthcare settings
  • Learn how to prevent and control infection and why it is important
  • Develop your confidence in dealing with the spread of infection and how to prevent/control this
  • Understand how infection control and prevention principles are applied in the health and social care industry
  • Improve your personal skills and professional development

This is an online assessment-based course and there are no exams. You will be required to complete assessments via an online platform.  Your work will be assessed, and developmental feedback will be given by a tutor with relevant subject area experience. 

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to:

  • Pursue a career in health and social care
  • Progress to study our Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care or Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care.

By studying this course you will:

  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Enhance your personal skills and professional development
  • Study via via distance learning, allowing you to choose where and when you study
  • Be assigned a personal tutor to ensure yoiu have the necessary support needed to be successful
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