Health, Safety & First Aid

Award in Prevention and Control of Infection - J220

Off Site Flexible Level 2 Duration 12 weeks

Or Application Form to be returned to Student Services

An understanding of how to effectively prevent and control the spread of infection is crucial in ensuring that individuals do not unknowingly cause their family, friends, colleagues, and any other people that they come into contact with, to become unwell. By completing this course, learners will be equipped with a greater understanding of how to prevent and control the spread of infection in the workplace, and this can also be applied in their personal life. Learners will also gain knowledge of how to identify infections as well as the different types of infection.

Course Details

Unit 1: Causes and spread of infection (8 questions) Unit 2: The principles of infection prevention and control (18 questions) Unit 3: Cleaning, decontamination and waste management (10 questions).

Assessment Method

Studying via distance learning means that you can choose when and where you study. We ensure that you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a Learner Support Advisor (LSA). Online learning materials with online assessment

Additional Information
  • Your staff will gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Your staff will develop a greater understanding of the cause and spread of infection
  • This course is delivered via distance learning, allowing Your staff to choose when and where they study
  • Study will enhance both their personal skills and professional development
  • Personal Tutors are assigned to Your staff to ensure that they have the support needed to succeed.

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Dates are available throughout the year

REF J220N001

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Fee : £234.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

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