Principles of Infection Prevention and Control

Principles of Infection Prevention and Control


The objective of the qualification is to give Learners an understanding of the principles and purpose of preventing and controlling infection, and how this can impact on the Learner’s role and their organisation.


The purpose of this QA Level 2 Award in the Principles of Infection Prevention and Control (RQF) is for the
Learner to develop the skills and knowledge of infection prevention and control.

Intended audience

This qualification is for those whose role in the workplace requires them to prevent and control infection; e.g. within the NHS or other healthcare environments.

Topics Covered In This Course:

  • Importance of infection prevention and control
    • Roles and responsibilities
    • Policies and procedures for infection
    • prevention and control within
    • organisations, including:
    • Codes of practice
    • Standards
    • Guidelines
    • Minimising the risk of infection in a Health
    • Care setting
    • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
    • Personal hygiene
    • Hand washing procedures

The cost for this half day course is just £55 + vat per person and includes all equipment, manuals, registration and certification.

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