L2 Award in Prevention and Control of Infection
This course is suitable for adult learners wanting to work as health care assistants, health care workers or social care workers in local authority or private care environments. It is suitable for jobseekers, adults who are returning to learning or those looking for a career change and are interested in working in the healthcare sector.
This course is delivered as a blended qualification which is a mixture of online learning and tutor support workshops.
This qualification develops the knowledge and awareness of the causes of infection and how these can be managed and controlled. It has been specifically designed for those working in health and social care including those working in health and adult or children’s social care settings.
It is aimed at learners in a wide range of job roles such as health care assistants, health care workers or social care workers in local authority or private care environments.
It does not qualify learners to work, however can support them in their current or future job roles. All three units are included in the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England and the credits can be carried over and counted towards the Diploma without the need to repeat units.
Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.
What areas will I study?
All units will be individually internally assessed using a range of methods which could include written assignments or tasks. This could include, designing a leaflet or booklet, charts or diagrams, or setting up an information board. The units you will study are: The principles of infection prevention and control Causes and spread of infection *Cleaning, decontamination and waste management
The qualification will be pass or refer and all the assessment criteria for the mandatory units must be achieved in order to obtain a pass.