Level 2 Certificate in Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings (Online Course)

Duration: 12 weeks – four units

This course will develop your understanding of how infection is caused and how it spreads and will provide you with an introduction to the underlying principles associated with the prevention and control of infection.

Spilt into two workbooks and four sections, areas covered include:

  • Systemic and localised infection.
  • How microorganisms enter and exit the body.
  • Common sources of infection.
  • The chain of infection.
  • Healthcare-associated infections.
  • Legislation and standards.
  • Handling sharps.
  • Personal Protective equipment (PPE).

Please note this is an online course and workbooks are for reference only.

As a fully funded course we cannot offer Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings as a paper-based course.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded an NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings.

For more information on this course, including mandatory units and credits, please view the Qualhub website or look at our FAQs

Please note that if you withdraw from this course, or we are forced to withdraw you due to lack of work submission, then a cost recovery fee may be applicable.  That is £204 (inc VAT) and covers the cost of the course books, the online learning licence and awarding body registration and certification.

If you are interested in finding out more about the course, please complete the Expression of Interest or the Contact Form below and one of our dedicated staff members will be in touch.