Following the announcement from the Prime Minister, we can confirm that BTEC/Vocational exams scheduled for January will be going ahead despite the new national restrictions.
Please check our Coronavirus page for further details.
By completing this course, you will be equipped with a greater understanding of how to prevent and control the spread of infection, both in the workplace and in the home. You will also gain knowledge of how to identify infections, as well as the different types of infection.
A requirement of the course is that you have a minimum of Level 1 in English or be prepared to sit an English assessment to establish your current levels. All applications will be considered on an individual basis.
On this online course, you will study the following units:
Unit 1: Causes and Spread of Infection
Unit 2: The Principles of Infection Prevention and Control
Unit 3: Cleaning, Decontamination and Waste Management
The course is designed to be completed in 12 weeks and all learning takes place on a distance learning platform. You will complete assessments and send them to your designated assessor for marking and feedback.
Assessment takes place in the form of a portfolio of work that you build as you progress through the units. There is no exam.
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to a Level 3 related qualification or complete another course at Level 2.
I’m very, very happy, I didn’t expect to do so well. The College has been helpful and supportive. I loved my courses, and the teachers were really good – every single one of them. The facilities are great, but it’s the staff that really make this place.Matthew Randell, A Level student
I focused and worked hard to get the grades. I had some support from my lecturer during a stressful time. The college is really good and supportive.Natasha Boerer, BTEC student
I overcame a couple of barriers by working really hard to get the top grades. My experience was really good, with the course and the lecturers, the residentials and activities, together it was all really good. I had really great teaching support, I could always go to the lecturers and speak to them if I needed to.David Stenning, Public Services student