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Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention & Control of Infection

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Course CodeM0863
Academic Year1718
DatesEnrolments throughout the year
Location NameIndustry Based
AreaBusiness Partnership
Mode Of ProvisionDistance Learning
IntroductionThis nationally accredited qualification is designed to increase awareness of the importance of the prevention and control of infection whilst providing an appreciation and understanding of current legislation and best practice.
Study OutlineThe qualification covers a wide range of topics including the principles of infection prevention and control, the causes and spread of infection and the importance of correct cleaning procedures, decontamination and waste management. It also discusses the importance of personal hygiene and health in the prevention and control of infection.
Entry RequirementsThe qualification is available for learners who are 19+ at the start of the Academic year. There are no specific learning requirements but learners will need to demonstrate that they can fulfil the requirements of the awarding body assessment criteria and comply with the relevant literacy and numeracy aspects of the qualification
EquipmentEach learner receives a set of high quality learning materials comprising assessment booklets and knowledge and understanding books which are a valuable resource to keep for reference purposes.
AttendanceThe qualification is delivered over a period of 12 weeks.
AssessmentLearners receive the support of a dedicated assessor and complete Unit Assessments to demonstrate that they have met the qualification learning aims and assessment criteria.
ProgressionPlease see the college website for more details of our range of short level 2 qualifications offered by distance learning. Contact the BPO team on 02476243504 or email bpo@nwhc.ac.uk.
QualificationLevel 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection
Awarding BodyNCFE or Lifetime Awarding Organisation.
Level2
Available Full-time?N
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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