QA Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention and Control (RQF)

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding in the principles of infection prevention and control.

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Description

Over a half day period, Learners will develop a greater understanding of the principles of infection prevention and control. Topics covered include: personal hygiene, roles and responsibilities in relation to infection prevention and control and minimising the risk of infection in a Health Care setting. 

Who is this course for?

The QA Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention and Control (RQF) has been specifically designed for those who have a responsibility in infection prevention and control within their job roles, such as: care assistants, health care workers or other healthcare environments.

Certification

QA Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention and Control (RQF)

Revalidation

3 years

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of infection prevention and control
  • Understand roles and responsibilities in infection prevention and control
  • Know how to minimise the risk of infection 
  • Understand responsibilities of using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Understand the importance of good personal hygiene
  • Know how to follow the procedure for hand washing

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