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Health and Social Care

Prevention & Control of Infection - Level 2 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 course, 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 life. 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 year olds 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

Assessment

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
Location: OFF SITE FLEXIBLE PROVISION
Duration: 25 Weeks
Start Date: Anytime
Day & Time: Distance Learning
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