Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

Course overview

Every year, one in ten hospital patients develop a healthcare-associated infection during their stay in a UK hospital. Approximately 5000 patients die as a direct result of one of these infections. In most cases, these infections are difficult to treat and can complicate any other current or previous illnesses that a patient has, as well as causing distress for the individual and their family. Taking this course can help tackle the outbreak of infection in hospitals and healthcare settings by helping you understand the causes and spread of infection and how you can help to control it.

Who is suitable?

Infection prevention is crucial to saving lives, so this course is of high importance to any existing or new healthcare employees. The information contained in the course is vital to anyone who wishes to work in the healthcare sector in the future.

What you will learn

This course is split into four manageable units:

Unit 1: Principles of the causes and spread of infection in health care settings

Unit 2: Principles of the importance of personal hygiene and health in the prevention and control of infection in health care settings

Unit 3: Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in health care settings

Unit 4: Principles of infection prevention and control in a health care setting

During your online learning course with LLC, you will be allocated a personal tutor who will support you every step of the way. In addition, you will have access to additional support when you need it to make sure you can be successful with your studies. Our online learning materials are high quality, interactive and accessible in different formats to ensure you will be successful with whatever you choose to study.


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.


Start Dates

You can start and complete your studies at any time that suits you.


Fees

Fully funded subject to eligibility criteria.


If you are interested in applying, please complete the following quick form and we will be in contact to support you with your application. You will receive useful information about whether you are eligible for government funding, course fees and much more.

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