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 within 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.
Anyone wanting to work as health care assistants, health care workers or social care workers in local authority or private care environments.
Course Length: 16 weeks on average
Awarding Body: TQUK (E-certificates upon achievement)
Learning Method(s): Online course
There is no prior qualification needed to access this course however; learners must be aged 16 years or over.
This course is part of our fully funded range of Level 2 courses so is free to the majority of learners – eligibility criteria applies.
Section 1: Causes and spread of infection
Learn how infection is caused and spread and develop an understanding of the chain of infection as well as healthcare associated infection (HCAIs).
Section 2: The principles of infection prevention and control
Discover the importance of good personal hygiene in controlling and preventing the spread of infections as well as the use of effective handwashing and PPE equipment.
Section 3: Cleaning, decontamination and waste management
Learn how to maintain a clean environment and the roles and responsibilities for cleaning, decontamination and proper waste management. Develop an understanding of sterilisation, the safe handling of laundry, the principles of effective waste management and the safe handling of sharp objects.
This is a guide to the eligibility criteria if you are not sure about anything please get in touch with us.
- If employed, you may still be eligible for funding if you earn less than £20,319 per year outside of London or less than £11.95 per hour in London. Proof of wage will be required prior to enrolment.
- Learners must be aged 19+ from the 31st August 2022.
- Learners must be a resident of UK or the EEA (European Economic Area) and have been for at least 3 years.
- Learners can be unemployed to undertake a distance learning course.
- There are no entry requirements to undertake a distance learning course, however a good level of English is required.
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