Level 2 Award in Understanding Infection Prevention and Control in Health and Care Settings

Level 2 Award in in Understanding Infection Prevention and Control in Health and Care Settings

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Course content

  • Pathogenic organisms
  • Common healthcare associated infections
  • The chain of infection
  • Correct handwashing techniques
  • Procedures for infection prevention and control
  • Management of spills
  • Linen and waste
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Standard infection control procedures.

 

Audience

  • all employees in health and social care sector
  • this qualification covers the knowledge found in standard 15 of the care certificate
  • can be used for refresher training or CPD

 

Duration and course dates

  • course duration: one day
  • 2021 dates: 14 April; 21 September

(additional courses may be run as open on on-site sessions, depending on demand)

 

Cost

  • within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea: residents, volunteers, businesses with less than 25 employees, community support groups: £20 per person (no further discounts)
  • outside the Royal Borough, and businesses of over 25 employees in the borough: £69 per person (ask about discounts)

 

Assessment method

  • multiple choice examination

 

Awarding organisation

 

Course requirements

  • none

 

Progression