Where will this course lead?

Will help to understand how to prevent and control the spread of infection in health and social care settings, schools, nurseries and shared environments.

What will I study?

The meaning and Importance of Infection control, causes of infection, how infection is spread, methods used to prevent and control infection.

How will this course be delivered?

This is delivered via distance learning

What qualifications will I get?

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Settings

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be marked by an allocated tutor who will provide you with detailed feedback. You will be assessed against criteria where all learning outcomes of the course have to be covered; your tutor will give you guidance for this.

How do I get a place on the course?

Register your interest and you will be contacted with a date for enrolment.

What are the entry requirements?

No specific entry requirements, an initial assessment will be completed at enrolment

What can I do after this course?

Could progress to:
Level 2 and 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Relevant employment
- Healthcare
- Social Care
- Early years
- Environmental Health


Blossomfield Campus

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Part Time