Level 2 Award in the Prevention and Control of Infection

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Delivery Method

Breakdown of Hours

On demand - learners are expected to study 5hrs per week for 12-16 weeks

Course Length

12 weeks.

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  • Course Overview

    Develop an understanding of the principles of infection control. Including how to effectively prevent and control the spread of infection which is crucial as we recover from the pandemic. This training course provides the tools to ensure the safety of individuals both in the workplace and in their personal life.

    Develop a greater understanding of how to prevent and control the spread of infection and learn how to identify infections; as well as the different types of infection. Whether you are an individual looking to develop your skills or an employee concerned with the safety of your workforce; this course will provide all the training you need.

  • Who is this course for?

    This qualification is designed for individuals employed in a health and social care role, and learners looking to gain a greater understanding of infection, prevention and control.

  • Course Benefits

    The qualification aims to build on learners' knowledge and awareness of the prevention and control of infection for those working in health settings and adult or child social care settings. It can also be undertaken by learners in school or college, who would like to develop a knowledge of infection. control and prevention.

    Learners will develop an understanding of methods of preventing and controlling infection, allowing for progression to the Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care or the Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care. It will allow learners already in employment to use this knowledge to improve infection control measures in the workplace.

  • Entry Requirements
    • You must live in the UK to apply for this course.
    • There are no specific sector-recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they've already achieved a Level 1 qualification.
    • Learners should be working at Level 1 for English and Entry Level 3 for Maths.
  • Assessment Methods

    As this is a qualification that is delivered entirely online, the assessments will be through our online platform. Each unit has an assessment that will be marked by your tutor, with feedback given as required.

  • Qualifications

    Level 2 Award in the Prevention and Control of Infection, NCFE.

  • Career Opportunities and Further Study

    Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into further learning and qualifications such as:

    • Diploma in Adult care.
    • Certificate in Healthcare.

    Some learners may find employment in the Adult Care sector.

  • Location

    LLC Online Learning is a way of accessing qualifications and courses, fully supported by a personal tutor but without attending lessons in a classroom setting.

    This means you can complete your studies in the comfort of your own home, giving you the opportunity to recap on your studies as often as you need to.

  • Price and Funding

    This course could be fully funded subject to eligibility criteria.

    If you wish to pay for this course the commercial price is £811 and you can do it in instalments.

    To be eligible for full funding, you must meet the following criteria:

    • Must be aged 19 or over.
    • Must not have previously completed this course.
    • Must have been living in the EU for the last 3 years.
    • Must live in England.

    If you are working you may also be eligible for part funding or choose to pay for your course.

    You will be advised regarding your funding eligibility by an LLC Recruitment Advisor.

  • Age Requirements

    19 or over.

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