Level 2 Prevention & Control of Infection Award

Level 2 Prevention & Control of Infection Award

Level 2 Prevention & Control of Infection Award

Level 2 Prevention & Control of Infection Award

Level 2 Prevention and Infection Control Award

Part Time

Course Overview

An understanding of how to effectively prevent and control the spread of infection is crucial in ensuring that individuals do not unknowingly cause their family, friends, colleagues, and any other people that they come into contact with, to become unwell. 

By completing this TQUK qualification, learners will be equipped with a greater understanding of how to prevent and control the spread of infection in the workplace, and this can also be applied in their personal lives. Learners will also gain knowledge of how to identify infections as well as the different types of infection.

Course Content

This course is split into three manageable units: 

  • Unit 1: Causes and spread of infection 
  • Unit 2: The principles of infection prevention and control 
  • Unit 3: Cleaning, decontamination and waste management 

Entry Requirement

In order to complete this distance learning course at no charge you will need to match the following entry criteria:

  • Are a resident of the EEU (European Economic Area) and have been for at least 3 years
  • Will be undertaking your learning within England
  • Are aged 19 or above
  • If you are 19-23 years old you must have already achieved a level 2 qualification or equivalent
  • If you are 24+ there are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will find it helpful to have a good standard of English and maths


Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study.

We recommended allowing a minimum of 3 hours per week to study this course in your own time.

This course is delivered fully online with online learning materials.

How to Enrol

To find out more information please email distance.learning@bcot.ac.uk quoting the course reference, or to enrol now click the button below.


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Course Outline

Course Code: MDFL113

Study Mode: Part Time


Duration: 25 Weeks

Start Date: Anytime

Day & Time: Flexible Learning

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