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.
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