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NCFE Level 2 in The Principles of Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

Course Overview The Principles of Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

Overview Details

Please find details on NCFE Level 2 in The Principles of Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings. If you wish to know more about this course, please use the register your interest form on the page.

This course will help learners to understand the meaning and importance of infection control and prevention in health care settings.

Qualification Information

Awarding Body Edexcel, Pearson
Duration Maximum of 12 weeks
Location Various Locations

Who The Course Is For

Anyone working or intending to work in an industry where there is importance placed on the prevention and control of infection.

What Will You Learn

Course Content

The course consists of four units:

  • Unit 1 Principles pf the causes and spread of infection in health care settings
  • Unit 2 Principles of the importance of personal hygiene and health in the prevention and control of infecting in health care settings
  • Unit 3 Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in health care settings
  • Unit 4 Principles of infection prevention and control in a health care setting

Learning Methods

Learning will be undertaken via a blended learning method, which includes both 1 to 1 visits as well as self-directed study. All learners will be provided with their own learning pack which includes learning resources and information booklets. The flexible nature of this type of training means employed staff gain maximum impact for minimal disruption.

Assessment Methods

Two paper-based assessments must be completed within agreed timescales. Your tutor will then provide feedback, advice and guidance to help you successfully complete the course.

Progression Opportunities

Learners could progress onto a related Level 3 qualification. This course can also act as a bolt on to an apprenticeship.

Career Opportunities

This course can assist the development of your career in the health and social care sector.

Entry Requirements


You need to have been a resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the past 3 years and should be at least 19 years old.

Course Cost

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