Infection can have serious implications to any patient. While in your care it is vital to safeguard your clients, staff and organisation by understanding good hygiene and cleanliness procedures.
This course covers a wide range of knowledge surrounding infection control, including the causes of infections and the conditions in which bacteria live and spread. It also outlines the methods used to prevent and control the spread of infection in health care settings.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for anyone who would like to, or is already working in the health and social care sector. It gives a knowledge of infection prevention and control which can be useful for any role.
On successful completion of this course, you will receive an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Prevention and Control of Infection.
This course is delivered over a number of months via distance learning.
What will I learn?
- Causes and spread of infection
- Importance of personal hygiene
- Decontamination cleaning and waste
- Infection prevention and control in healthcare
You will be assessed by completion of a learning work-book supported by feedback from your tutor. The workbook contains reflective activities designed to reinforce your learning and test your knowledge.